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New Wilderness Act Can Safeguard Arctic Habitat

Today Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced legislation seeking to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain as Wilderness, the highest form of protection that …

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Protecting Home for Wildlife in the Arctic

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the largest, wildest and most pristine refuge in the entire National Wildlife Refuge System. It harbors many wildlife species, especially during the short summer …

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Obama’s Arctic Proposal Would Protect Arctic Foxes

As the Northeast prepares for Arctic-like weather  this week, the Obama administration took a big step toward permanent protection of the incredible Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The Arctic Refuge is …

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10 Festive Facts About Reindeer

You know Dasher and Prancer and Donner and Blitzen… But do you recall these festive facts about reindeer? 1. Reindeer or caribou? In Europe and Asia, they’re known as reindeer. …

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Major Losses for Wildlife if Keystone XL is Approved

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7 Wildlife Photo Tips to Never Forget

Three mountain goat kids. Photo by Donna Dannen. National Wildlife Photo Contest donated entry.

Meet the Stars of the Newest Reality Series on TV—North…

Bald Eagles have come back from the brink of extinction, but the tar sands industry has visions of dollar bills clouding their patriotism. (Photo: Art Goldenberg)

New Keystone XL Pipeline Route to Steamroll Bald Eagles?

Will America’s national icon be yet another casualty of the tar sands megapipeline?

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Save Santa’s Reindeer!

Tar Sands Threat to Santa’s Reindeer: Santa’s sleigh doesn’t run on oil, it’s powered by Rudolph and his friends! Santa’s reindeer and their cousins, the woodland caribou, are in danger …

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Jackpine Mine: Shell Oil’s Caribou Killer

Shell Oil is pushing hard to expand its Jackpine tar sands mine in northern Alberta, but at what cost?

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