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Future management of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection.

Future management of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

hearings before the Subcommittee on Environmental Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first and second sessions, on S. 1804 ... December 10, 1987, February 17, 1988.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska),
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- Alaska.,
    • Wildlife refuges -- Law and legislation -- Alaska.,
    • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- Alaska.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Alaska.,
    • Oil and gas leases -- Alaska.,
    • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 100-694
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E647 1987r
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2149824M
      LC Control Number88602568

      The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an American treasure and is internationally known for its ecological importance and beauty. Renowned for its wildlife, forty-five species of land and marine mammals live in the Arctic Refuge, including polar bears, wolf, moose, mountain sheep and bowhead whales.   USFWS Arctic National Wildlife Refuge J After following their herd across a chilly river in the northwest corner of Arctic Refuge, month-old .

        The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, revered throughout the world, is now threatened by oil and gas drilling. Take action to protect this vital wildlife preserve. The coastal plain of the Arctic Author: Defenders of Wildlife.   This winter marks the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), a million-acre refuge in Alaska that runs for miles along the state’s eastern.

        The Arctic refuge, which covers more t square miles, has been closed off to commercial drilling for decades because of concerns about the impact on polar bears, caribou and other animals.   Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Goals include.


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Future management of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Resource management within Arctic Refuge is designed to maintain the natural environment, and its diversity of plants and animals, with minimal evidence of human impacts.

Wildlife populations and their habitats are allowed to function and change through ecological processes. Our focus is on understanding and monitoring these natural systems. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR or Arctic Refuge) is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska, United consists of 19, acres (78, km 2) in the Alaska North Slope region.

It is the largest national wildlife refuge in the country, slightly larger than the Yukon Delta National Wildlife refuge is administered from offices in on: North Slope Borough and Yukon-Koyukuk.

Service Seeks Public Comment on Future Management of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Aug Contact: Bruce Woods, () The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today opened public comment on a draft plan developed to ensure.

Future management of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: hearings before the Subcommittee on Environmental Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first and second sessions, on S.

a bill to amend the National Wildlife Refuge Administration Act and the future management of the Arctic National. “The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a place that’s really dear to me,” said Miller, the author of numerous award-winning books for adults and children about Alaska and nature, including.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge appears timeless, like stepping into a real-life Jurassic Park. ANWR is empty of roads, pipelines, manmade structures of any kind. It is one of the last bastions of pristine wilderness in the world.

I hope this book will not be a reminder of what the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was like, but instead, what it will continue to be for future generations of people and wildlife that come to this "last wilderness."5/5(5).

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, one of the last intact ecosystems on earth, is being impacted by forces that may change its existence forever: global warming and the encroachment of modern society through the potential for oil drilling/5(12).

Aug Monday (SitNews) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday opened public comment on a draft plan developed to ensure long-term conservation of fish, wildlife and plants, and to sustain outdoor recreational opportunities and environmental education and interpretation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

Head to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Located in northeast Alaska above the Arctic Circle, it is the largest and northernmost refuge of the national wildlife refuge system. The Brooks Range—the northernmost mountain range in America—crosses through the Arctic Refuge.

of some technical issues concerning the potential future development of oil resources within the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in northeastern Alaska. Because geologists suspected that large quantities of oil might lie beneath the coastal plain, Congress had.

The question of whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been an ongoing political controversy in the United States since As ofRepublicans have attempted to allow drilling in ANWR almost fifty times, finally being successful with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of ANWR comprises 19 million acres ( million ha) of the.

The study site at the Canning River Delta in Arctic Refuge was established in the late s and has since become the primary tundra nesting bird research station for the refuge. Work at this location is a collaboration between Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Manomet, Inc., and the U.S.

Geological Survey. The prospect of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) raises concern that the industry will transform and harm the pristine Arctic ecosystem and its Indigenous inhabitants (Bourne).

This research essay will try to address the question of how oil drilling might affect the Indigenous youths in the ANWR region. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is at the center of the conflict between America's demand for oil and nature at its most pristine. Three decades before the battle over oil development began, a group of visionary conservationists launched a controversial campaign to preserve a remote corner of Alaska.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Alternative Solutions to Drilling by Rachel Beyeler Thesis: If the United States is going to choose to conserve energy responsibly, then our government's energies should not be focused on developing oil in the ANWR, but rather on the topics of conservation through higher fuel efficiency standards in vehicles and by developing alternative energy sources.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an irreplaceable, unspoiled wilderness. To protect this pristine wilderness, visit Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Area, Petroleum Assessment,Including Economic Analysis T INTRODUCTION he Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act () established the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) (fig.

In section of that act, Congress deferred a decision regarding future management of theFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. Future management of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: hearings before the Subcommittee on Environmental Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first and second sessions, on S.

DecemFebru [United States. Congress. PROTECTION OF THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE: KEY TO MANAGING ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST BIOLOGICALLY VALUABLE ECOREGIONS, THE ARCTIC COASTAL TUNDRA SUMMARY The coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge located in the remote northeast corner of Alaska is a key part of an ecoregion with globally outstanding File Size: KB.

Part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, known as the area, serves as the summer breeding ground for two hundred thousand caribou.

Photograph by .The Trump administration is barreling ahead with plans to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the largest refuge in the country and an area of global ecological importance.

Many refer to the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge—the very place where oil drilling is being planned—as the "American Serengeti.". The pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge faces a looming threat from oil and gas little known provision, proposed by Sen.

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, was quietly included in the House and Senate Republicans' compromise tax bill. The bill “contains the single most important step I believe we can take to strengthen our energy security and create new .