Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
"As our ancestors before us, we will stand and fight for our future generations, for the Porcupine caribou herd, and the Gwich'in way of life."
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
Local residents, who rely on caribou native to the refuge for sustenance, have...
Krissy Waite, editorial intern
Demonstrators block the entrance to a Deutsche Bank branch in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart on September 20, 2019. (Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images)
The bank joins a list of two dozen others that will not back Arctic drilling...


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?"