Photo: Alaska Oil Spill Fuels Concerns Over Arctic Wildlife, Future Drilling



A herd of caribou migrates to spring calving grounds on the tundra of Alaska's North Slope.

A recent oil spill—the worst ever reported in the North Slope region—is fueling a new round of questions from environmental groups about proposed plans to open more land in the area to oil drilling.

Photograph by George F. Mobley/NGS


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