Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

In the latest National Geographic Radio Expedition, NPR's Elizabeth Arnold travels to a small village north of the Arctic Circle, home of the Gwich'in Indians. These Indians live along the migratory path of a single herd of caribou that pass by the village on their way to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Experts say that UNDERNEATH the refuge lies the most promising field of oil in North America. The Indians want the animals permanently protected from drilling under the refuge.

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