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The Tongass Rainforest: Alaska's Crown Jewel

Feature story | May 2, 2004 at 18:00

Many consider the Tongass National Forest to be the "crown jewel" of our national forest system. Governor Murkowski of Alaska, and the Bush administration are agressively pursuing this ecological wonderland for logging.

Bush Administration's Christmas Gift to Timber Industry: The Tongass National Forest

Feature story | December 22, 2003 at 18:00

The Bush administration announced today that it would exclude the Tongass National Forest from the landmark Roadless Area Conservation Rule, despite overwhelming public support for keeping the forest intact. In keeping with the administration's...

Greenpeace has launched our second U.S. Forest Rescue Station, intensifying the...

Feature story | August 2, 2004 at 18:00

More than 48 hours after stopping roadbuilding and timber operations near the Finger Point Timber Sale on Kupreanof Island, the last group of seven activists, six of whom are Alaskans, were removed by authorities from a peaceful protest in the...

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