Arctic Development Threatens Birds
- A HOME AWAY FROM HOME. Dunne, Pete // Wilderness;Dec2006/2007, p16
The article presents information on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska which provides refuge to millions of birds. During winter, about 134 species birds including lapland longspur, the red-necked phalarope and the common redpoll nest in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In summer,...
- Arctic Oil: Black Gold or Fool's Gold? Abend, Paula // Animals;Winter2001, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p4
Discusses issues surrounding the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil drilling and development.
- Slick operators. Worth, Jess // New Internationalist;Jul/Aug2009, Issue 424, p10
The article discusses the petroleum industry in the Arctic regions of Alaska. Efforts by environmentalists to prevent oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are described. The economic relationship between the industry and the indigenous peoples of the region such as the Inupiat...
- ARCTIC PLUNDER: Birding the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Graham, Chuck // Bird Watcher's Digest;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p85
The articles presents author's experiences while on a bird watching expedition to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in north-eastern Alaska, talks about the birds spotted along the Canning river and the coastal plains, and provides tips on the best time to visit and things to carry along.
- A Wing & a Prayer. Laycock, George // Wilderness;Winter98, p12
Focuses on the importance of the North Slope in the life cycle of migratory birds in Alaska. Details of the Arctic National Wildlife Range; Species of birds found in the refuge; Efforts of the Wilderness society to educate the public about the impact of Arctic on migratory birds; Challenges...
- 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.
- BIRDS. // Conservation Briefings: Arctic National Refuge;Mar2003, p16
The article focuses on the existence of birds on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. A reason for the occasional forays of gyrfalcons from nearby mountains is cited. The emergence of various types of birds by mid-April is discussed. The article also offers...
- Hotspots! // New Internationalist;Jun2001, Issue 335, p22
Provides information on several oil exploration locations. Reaction to planned opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to explorations; Impact of the utilization of oil fields in southern Sudan; Cost of the drilling project in Chad and Cameroon.
- WASHINGTON OBSERVER. Winston, Sherie; Krizan, William G.; Behrens, Lira // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/8/2002, Vol. 248 Issue 13, p9
Reports developments related to the construction industry law and legislation in the U.S. as of April 2002. Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the involvement of the National Labor Relations in back wages; Abundance of the Superfund program; Debate over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.