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- Exploring the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge. Read, Richard // Nieman Reports;Winter2003, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p103
The article recounts the experiences of three journalist during their adventure floating north toward the Arctic Ocean from Alaska. Those who write columns without hiking or without at least moving from their keyboards, run certain risks. So do people who brave grizzlies, polar bears,...
- NORTHERN EXPOSURE. // WILD (1492014X);May2001, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p26
Presents the short story 'Northern Story,' which deals with species of birds and animals in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- THE ARCTIC REFUGE TURNS 50. ENGELHARD, MICHAEL // National Wildlife (World Edition);Dec/Jan2011, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p38
The article discusses the U.S. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in December 2010. According to the author, the Refuge, which was the first attempt by the U.S. federal government to protect an entire ecosystem, has survived political and...
- ARCTIC STARTING LINE. George, Ryan // Audubon;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p27
Focuses on the birds that migrate from Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to wintering grounds all over the world. Number of species found in the refuge; Implication of oil development in the refuge for the well-being of the birds; Preservation of the birdlife in the refuge.
- Restless Nomads in a Land of Controversy. Walker, Tom // National Wildlife (World Edition);Aug/Sep2001, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p20
Relates the author's experience of witnessing an annual migration of caribou on the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Rumbling of the herd's passage; Gathering of the caribou in what biologists call a post-calving aggregation.
- Being caribou. Heuer, Karsten // Canadian Geographic;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p82
The article recounts the author's experience following a Porcupine caribou herd in Yukon and Alaska. He and his wife Leanne Allison spent five months in 2003 following the huge herd's migration. On May 31, 2003, they arrived at the Jago River in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- MUSKOXEN. // Conservation Briefings: Arctic National Refuge;Mar2003, p13
The article focuses on the presence of muskoxen on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The ability of the shaggy muskoxen to utilize low quality plants and conserve energy is explained. The article also offers information on their interest in looking for high...
- ADDITIONAL WILDLIFE. // Conservation Briefings: Arctic National Refuge;Mar2003, p18
The article offers information on the existence of various types of animal species on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The presence of grizzly bears on the plain is common during summer. The article also discusses the impact of oil exploration and development...
- CONCLUSION. // Conservation Briefings: Arctic National Refuge;Mar2003, p21
The article ponders on the threats that oil exploration and development pose to animal species found on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The effect of exploration and drilling on the coastal plain's wilderness is discussed. The article also offers information...