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Tongass Rainforest

Protecting Alaska's Old Growth Rainforest

Brendan Jones | Posted 01.31.2017 | Green
Brendan Jones

One of the benefits of living in Alaska is that the rest of the country tends to forget about you. The frozen north, may they remain happy while gnawi...

Are Transition Plans Code for Climate Change Backtracking?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The USDA Forest Service is pushing through the sale of nearly 6,200 acres of Tongass rainforest's old growth timber for 10-15 years of logging. Only a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department investigation is forestalling the tragic event.

PHOTOS: One Of The Rarest Ecosystems On Earth

Posted 07.09.2011 | Green

From the iLCP: One of the rarest ecosystems on Earth, the Tongass rain forest fringes the coastal panhandle of Alaska and covers thousands of islan...