27 Jan '15, 4pm

Obama plans to protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge against drilling and exploration

“The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge preserves a unique diversity of wildlife and habitat in a corner of America that is still wild and free,” said service director, Dan Ashe. “But it faces growing challenges that require a thoughtful and comprehensive management strategy. The incorporation of large portions of the refuge into the National Wilderness Preservation System will ensure we protect this outstanding landscape and its inhabitants for our children and generations that follow.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/obama-plans-to-protect-arctic-nation...

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