Native American Tribe Opposing Alaska Drilling by Big Oil

Political activism has begun by the Gwich'in Athabascan Native American tribe opposing Alaska drilling by Big Oil with a proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil exploration.

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Oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge may mean the demise of the Porcupine Caribou Herd, shown here grazing on the coastal plain.
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