In the far north of Alaska, there is a vast, remote refuge that stretches nearly 20 million acres. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is roughly the size of South Carolina and encompasses a range of ecosystems. It’s also home to many animals, including all three species of bear (brown, black, polar), musk oxen, caribou, and […]Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest
This 2011 video from Canada says about itself: Woodland caribou numbers are declining across Canada. Five key threats have been identified for populations found in the mountain national parks of Banff, Glacier, Jasper and Mount Revelstoke. Parks Canada is working hard to reduce these threats and keep woodland caribou on the mountain landscapes. From the […]
News Release Defenders of Wildlife Obama Administration Calls For Protecting Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness designation would prevent oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Refuge’s iconic coastal plain Washington (January 25, 2014) –– The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has recommended that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s 1.5 million-acre coastal plain be designated […]
Caribou in Alaska and Canada migrate up to 1,350 kilometers round trip each year, a study reports.