Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A porcupine caribou in northern Alaska. (Photo: G. MacRae/Flickr cc)
"Despite risks to the climate, Indigenous rights, and their own bottom line, Bank of America is the only big U.S. bank that hasn't ruled out funding for drilling in the Arctic Refuge," noted the Sierra Club.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
The pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to the Gwich'in people, who call it "Iizhik Gwats'an Gwandaii Goodlit," or, "the sacred place where life begins."
The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich'in people, who call it "Iizhik Gwats'...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A member of the Porcupine caribou herd, which conservation and native groups say would be horribly impacted if fossil fuel exploration and extraction takes place in ANWR's Coastal Plain.
"Hard to say what's worse—destroying the nation's largest wildlife refuge, or...

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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?"