Adam Kolton

Trump’s reckless push to drill in the Arctic is meeting fierce opposition

As the sun shimmers across a tundra covered with wildflowers and lichen, as many as 80,000 or more caribou calves take their first steps on wobbly legs, many across the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. For a brief moment, these 1.5 million acres—habitat for polar bears, wolves, muskoxen, arctic foxes and nearly 200 species of migratory birds—are the center of their nomadic lives. It is the place they will return to when it’s time to have their own young, as it has been for thousands of years.

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How GOP Centrists Can Affirm the Powerful Conservation Legacy of Eisenhower and Roosevelt

December 6th marked 57 years since Republican President Dwight Eisenhower first set aside what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Senate Vote Threatens to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil Drilling

The Senate voted Thursday 51-49 to approve the first stage of a complicated multi-part budget reconciliation process that, if the Alaska congressional delegation gets its way, will attach drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge onto a massive package of tax cuts.

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