The Debate Over Oil Drilling in the Alaskan Wild
- ALASKA'S Oil War. Ebersole, Rene S. // Current Science;4/6/2001, Vol. 86 Issue 14, p8
Solicits views related to oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Commitment of oil companies to drill the area without damaging the environment; Support of United States President George Bush for the exploration plans; Disadvantages of advanced oil drilling technology.
- Unions urge Clinton to support ANWR. // Human Events;1/12/96, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p3
Reports that 15 labor unions urged United States' President Bill Clinton to reconsider his stance which allows oil exploration and drilling on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)'s coastal Plain. Contents of letter to Clinton; ANWR drilling originally pushed by Henry Jackson.
- The Alaskan assault. Brant, Martha // Newsweek;10/2/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 14, p44
Reports on legislation hurting environmentalists' efforts in Alaska in September 1995. The Senate passing a bill that will allow loggers to clear-cut swaths of Alaska's Tongass National Forest; The forest as the United States' last rain forest; Committees in both houses voting to let oil...
- News from Capitol Hill--Sometimes Science Is Beside the Point. Anderson, Kai S. // Journal of Geoscience Education;Sep99, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p374
Focuses on the debate about the future of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Enactment of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act; Review of the Final Legislative Environmental Impact Statement by the House and Senate Committees; Assessment of the...
- Above Arctic oil reserves: old ways, satellite dishes. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;8/1/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 173, p1
Discusses the lifestyles of the Gwich'in tribe in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Alaska. Dependence of the tribe's society and culture on subsistence hunting and fishing; Expectation that the United States House of Representatives will vote on opening up a portion of ANWR to oil...
- Truth Is Endangered Species Around Enviros. West, Woody // Insight on the News;5/13/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p48
Reveals the tactics resorted to by environmentalists in the U.S. Relations between the U.S. government and environmentalists; Examples of the use of faulty data on wildlife conservation campaigns; Implication of a decision against drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- A new way to measure glaciersâ€™ retreat. Stone, Daniel // National Geographic;Jan2016, Vol. 229 Issue 1, p17
The author a ski mountaineer gives an account of her experiences studying the regions of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), through which she learned about the region's terrain and retreating glaciers, using radars and other devices to take measurements.
- Arctic Oil, Frozen Dialogue. // Christian Science Monitor;8/30/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 196, p10
Presents opinions on the 2000 United States presidential candidates views on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska.
- Should We Drill in Alaska? // Junior Scholastic;9/17/2001, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p5
Argues the viability of drilling oil and natural gas in Alaska. Percentage of the American citizens opposing to the oil drilling; Views of environmentalists on land and wildlife of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Recognition on the need for additional energy sources.