Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
<p>Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (Photo: <a href="">USFWS</a>/Flickr/cc)</p>
"Trump's last-ditch effort to extract fossil fuels in this sacred region is a direct assault on Indigenous sovereignty, our climate, and communities."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Polar bears stand on an ice floe in the Arctic Ocean. (Photo: Lev Fedoseyev/TASS via Getty Images)
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"The Interior Department's Arctic Refuge leasing process has been flawed from...


This week, residents of a village in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula saw this exhausted, emaciated polar bear - a species some consider the poster child for climate change - prowling for food over 500 miles from its native habitat. With the Arctic warming, the ice receding, the seals slowly disappearing and the mindless cretins-in-charge eager to drill, enraged scientists ask, "At what point are we going to take climate change seriously?"