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Campus Climate Progress Begins at Home

In college, "home" often means "dorm room." While college dormatories typically share a number of the same energy and environmental features of other buildings on campus, they are also the …

Welcome to the NWF Campus Climate Campaign

This web log is a new part of the National Wildlife Federation’s award-winning Campus Ecology Program. We started it to report on developments in campus-based energy and climate change reduction …

Drilling Does Not Mean Domestic Oil Independence

A guest post by Matthew Gilbert of Arctic Village, Alaska The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been an unattainable goal for all the pro-development politicians and activists for one reason: …

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Mother Nature’s Late Show: 9 Tips for Watching Wildlife at Night

When the sun goes down and songbirds disappear into cover to roost, you might think that backyard wildlife watching is finished for the day. But the truth is that when …

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

Leave the Arctic Refuge Alone

A guest post by Maggie Sharp, San Francisco I recently returned from a 10-day float down the beautiful Kongakut River. Our trip gave us plenty of time to hike in …

Some Places Should Be Left Unspoiled

A guest post by Scott Freeman, Biological Sciences Technician I’m back in town after a busy and interesting 2 months working in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It’s an amazing …

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