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Why Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Is Crucial for Our Survival


Environment  (tags: animals, environment, ecosystems, ANWR, nature, wildlife, conservation, humans, politics )

Cal
- 1459 days ago - alternet.org
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is sacred -- not only to the Gwich'in, but to millions of Americans who have time and time again voiced their steadfast support of permanent protection of the Refuge.



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Lin Penrose (92)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 4:39 pm
Noted Cal. Had a hard time getting to the site. The Arctic and all species who have adapted to it, are in serious trouble climate wise, regardless of "Refuge" status. There is no permanent protection against this climate change, nor how desperate humans and other species will become to survive.
 

Christeen Anderson (627)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:08 am
This is quite an important issue and should concern us all. Thank you.
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 7:14 am
We need to protect all our national parks and all the wilderness everywhere. We can't afford not to.
 

pam w. (138)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 8:53 am
Every ecosystem is linked to every ecosystem! We forget that all too often....based on greed and over-population.
 

michelle t. (41)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:57 pm
The environment and it's animals needs to be made the number one issue
 

Sergio Padilla (63)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 2:23 pm
Thanks, re-shared
 

David C. (242)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 3:51 pm
YES! We need to save all life, but work to especially save this habitat/ecosystem....
 

greenplanet e. (155)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:50 pm
Absolutely!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:38 pm
Noted, thanks !
 

Tal H. (10)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:07 pm
Common sense :)
 

Don Schwarz (5)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 7:58 pm
Thanks, Cal! Noted. One of the most important pieces of land in the US.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 7:04 am
Noted,thanks.
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Friday December 7, 2012, 9:32 am
In this way, we are living with the understanding that there is a balance to life and that we must take care of and respect the land and animals.

Let us Live with this understanding.

Nice article, noted, Thank you Cal.
 

Ruth C. (141)
Friday December 7, 2012, 10:22 am
We are all made from the same elements, there for we must do all we can to save and preserve all living creatures.
 

wayne hall (3)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 4:26 am
Noted thanks.
 
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