Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Rescuing Reindeer: Caribou on the Brink

Due in part to their signature antlers and magical characterization in popular holiday tales, reindeer are ubiquitous throughout the winter season. Caribou, as reindeer are called in North America, used …

The Unknown Story of the Mighty Muskoxen

Muskox, just say it out loud…muskox. In addition to being one of the greatest words (subjectively) to speak in the English language, it’s also a large arctic mammal known for …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Congress Failed Arctic Wildlife

Yesterday, a majority in Congress voted to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s Coastal Plain to mandated oil and gas drilling. This is a spectacular but fragile ecosystem, a place …

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A Silver Lining for Conservationists in 2017 — We’re Winning The War of Ideas

It hasn’t exactly been a banner year for conservation. The Paris Climate Agreement had two out of three remaining holdouts, Syria and Nicaragua, sign the accord — leaving the U.S. …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Wildlife Refuge or Oilfield?

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Take the Arctic Wildlife Quiz

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Time to Stand Up for a Special Wild Place

The Clock is Ticking for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established over fifty years ago by President Eisenhower for its “unique wildlife, wilderness, and recreational values.” The 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act …

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Historic Chance to Permanently Protect the Arctic Refuge

We have a chance to protect the Arctic for wildlife! The ecosystem of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska exemplifies the epitome of our wilderness heritage. President Dwight D. …

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Winter Havens for Snowy Owls

Snowy owls are many things – a stunning white raptor with catlike yellow eyes, the largest owl in North America, even a star in the beloved Harry Potter books and …

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