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On the other side sat virtually every Democrat, including ranking member Maria Cantwell (Wash.), who contend that the region is too ecologically critical to indigenous caribou hunters and the broader Arctic ecosystem to bore for oil.
Tangle Lakes is normally very windblown and therefore usually has a few caribou that hang out for most of the winter.
Even as climate change shrinks some populations of arctic animals like polar bears and caribou, beavers may be taking advantage of warming temperatures to expand their range.
Guests looking to connect with nature can track caribou by snowshoe or, in March, view frozen monoliths floating down Iceberg Alley from Greenland to the North Atlantic.
Guests looking to connect with nature can track caribou by snowshoe or, in March, view giant sheets of ice floating down Iceberg Alley from Greenland to the North Atlantic.
These acres of Arctic wilderness have been contested since 1980, with advocates concerned about the potential impact on caribou, moose, Arctic fox, and other local wildlife.
The federally protected, 492-square-mile wilderness area is home to brown bears, caribou, wolves, and, once a year, the entire world population of black brant geese.
The Nelchina caribou hunt has long been one of Alaska's largest, mainly due to its accessibility from the Denali and Richardson highways.
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