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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 …

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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 …

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

Dear Presidents Eisenhower and Carter, I am a caribou from the Alaska Refuge. You didn’t hear from us much when the Refuge was created and enlarged (we caribou are not …

Migration Begins!

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of …

Will U.S. Run Amuck on Teshekpuk?

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

A Gwich’in Perspective

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 …

For Our Children’s Future

A guest post by Susan Alexander, San Francisco I have had the honor to spend considerable time in the Arctic Refuge, much of it on the coastal plain. I’ll never …

We Are Part of a Larger Natural World

A guest post by Laurie Hoyle, Santa Barbara, CA In summer 1990, I backpacked about 55 miles in the Arctic Refuge starting from the Canning River, cutting through the Sadlerochit …

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