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Biden opens the door to protecting the Arctic Refuge

By Kristen Miller | November 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

(This piece originally appeared in The Hill. Cover photo: Porcupine caribou on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — Florian Schulz / www.florianschulz.org)

Thank You, President Obama, For Protecting Bristol Bay!

By Corey Himrod | December 23, 2014

Four years ago, President Obama first moved to protect Bristol Bay from oil and gas leasing, calling it a “national treasure.” Earlier this week, President Obama made that protection permanent – ensuring that one of the world’s largest wild salmon runs and a tremendous economic driver for Alaska will be protected now and into the future! […]

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In The Western Arctic, Big Things Have Small Beginnings

By League Staff | October 31, 2014

Above the Arctic Circle lies America’s Arctic – home to places that, by now, are surely quite familiar to a great many of us. For example, America’s Arctic Ocean – the Beaufort and Chukchi seas – provides habitat for countless species of wildlife, is central to life in coastal communities, and plays an important role […]

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Enter The League’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Photo Album Contest

By Hilary Stamper | October 23, 2014

Show President Obama that people from all fifty states support Wilderness protections for one of America’s most iconic wild lands – the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge’s Coastal Plain is the largest U.S. onshore denning ground for polar bears, and birthing ground for the Porcupine Caribou herd. Make sure your state shows the Refuge […]

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