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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alaska Newsletter for Sunday July 19, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast Alaska
SITKA, Alaska, July 16 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska Rainforest Defenders and Defenders of Wildlife petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to give Endangered Species Act protections to the Alexander Archipelago wolf in Southeast Alaska. This rare gray wolf subspecies, which inhabits the coastal rainforests of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, faces numerous threats. Legal trapping recently kille  more

Response to Recovery: First Nations Emergency Funding to Native Communities Hits Almost $1.5 Million
LONGMONT, Colorado, July 17 -- The First Nations Development Institute issued the following news release: Coronavirus continues to impact the world, with disproportionate effects throughout Indian Country, where social determinants of health already play a compromising role. In response, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) announced another round of Emergency Response Fund grants, bringing the total amount awarded to $1,441,500 to 102 organizations (including in Alaska and Hawai  more