ACAT News & Updates

The Proposed Pebble Mine and Threats to Our Ways of Life: Bristol Bay Communities’ Ongoing Efforts to Protect Our Culture and Health

CHE-Alaska Webinar: September 30th, 2020 – The Proposed Pebble Mine and Threats to Our Ways of Life: Bristol Bay Communities’ Ongoing Efforts to Protect Our Cultures and Health

Join us on September 30th, 9 am Alaska / 12 pm Eastern / 6 pm Central Europe to learn about the ongoing efforts of Bristol Bay communities to protect their culture and health from threats associated with the proposed Pebble Mine.

The proposed Pebble Mine, situated in the Bristol Bay watershed that is

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Career Opportunity: Civic Engagement Coordinator

ACAT seeks a full-time Civic Engagement Coordinator to facilitate change through integrated voter engagement and achieving health-protective policies.

Do you love working with your community to make Alaska a better place? ACAT is a non-profit environmental health and justice organization that works to eliminate exposure to toxics, build and strengthen the community and democracy. ACAT is seeking a full-time Civic Engagement Coordinator to facilitate change through integrated voter engagement and achieving health-protective policies for environmental and community health. A few core

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Lessons Learned from the Alaskan Home Garden: Consequences and Alternatives to Pesticide Use for our Soils, Plants, and Ourselves

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded on July 29th, 2020

You can listen to the recording here.

As research into soil ecology and pesticide toxicity continues to expand, it is increasingly clear that our reliance on pesticides in and around our homes, in particular in our gardens, is disconnected with the current scientific consensus. Old habits, however, are hard to break. What has become increasingly clear is that many so-called problems have non-pesticide solutions, can often

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