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Take the Arctic Wildlife Quiz

The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth that includes the Arctic Ocean and the northern part of Alaska in the United States. Despite having long, cold …

muskoxen

Time to Stand Up for a Special Wild Place

Some of America’s most iconic wildlife and fish, including polar bears, grizzly bears, muskoxen, caribou, and hundreds of thousands of birds from around the globe, live in or annually migrate …

caribou on the Arctic Coastal Plain

Renewed Arctic Refuge Drilling Push By Alaska Governor

NWF Seeks Permanent Protection for Imperiled Coastal Plain As we continue to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week, the pristine wilderness of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (the subject of our newest …

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 …

Letter from a Grateful Caribou: Thank You, Presidents Eisenhower and…

Migration Begins!

Will U.S. Run Amuck on Teshekpuk?

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

  |   May 18, 2006

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 …

A Gwich’in Perspective

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 …

At Home in the Arctic Refuge: An Inupiaq Perspective

A guest post by Robert Thompson, Inupiaq resident of Kaktovik and wilderness guide I would like to let people know why the preservation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is …

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