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The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

5/18/2006 // By Larry Schweiger

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-’in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope that lawmakers will be persuaded to open the Arctic National […] Read more >

A Gwich’in Perspective

11/9/2005 // By NWF

A guest blog posted by Matthew Gilbert, Arctic Village, Alaska Why are the Gwich’in people raising such a fury over their land and animals? When the Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) passed in 1971, it turned hunter and […] Read more >

NO, it is Not a “Flat, White Nothingness.”

9/14/2005 // By NWF

A guest post by Subhankar Banerjee, photographer and author of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land NO, it is not a “flat, white nothingness.” Imagine a land so remote that few have ever visited it except the […] Read more >

Let’s Win This One for the Gipper

8/28/2005 // By Adam Kolton

I was heartened by a report in Wednesday’s Toronto Globe and Mail that Canada’s Prime Minister Paul Martin won’t sit idly by and wait for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. […] Read more >

Camping with Congressman

8/23/2005 // By Adam Kolton

I’ve been fortunate enough to visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on several occasions, the first of which was a trip with several members of Congress in 1998. To their credit, these Representatives opted for a tour of the Refuge […] Read more >

For Thadeus

8/1/2005 // By Larry Schweiger

When I think about why the protecting the Arctic Refuge matters to me, what first comes to mind isn’t the vast herd of caribou that rely on the refuge, or the polar bears whose icy habitat is shrinking every year, […] Read more >