12 Oct '17, 8pm

"Selling out the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge" - the latest from bruneski:

The wild and unspoiled northeastern corner of Alaska known as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been protected from development for more than half a century, but that's never stopped oil and gas companies from wanting to drill there. On several occasions, they've come dangerously close to succeeding. But now, thanks to the chaos of the Trump presidency, they may have their best shot yet. The refuge is not just the largest true wilderness in the United States -- in a way, it's the only one. No place else in our nation -- and very few in the world -- still exists, as this one does, exactly as it has for millennia. Visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge today and what you see and experience will be the same as it was 100 or 1,000 years ago -- the same lands and waters that Alaska natives like the Gwich'in people have long relied on for both literal and spiritual sust...

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/michael-brune/2017/10/arctic-na...

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