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2008-03-19 12:00:00

A tiny and impoverished Alaskan village of Inupiat Eskimos located in the Arctic Circle, Kivalina, filed a lawsuit March 4 against industrial corporations that emit large quantities of greenhouse gases.

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2006-06-20 07:35:00

Whaling plays a central role in the Inupiat Eskimo culture. Every spring, whaling crews head out onto the thawing ice to catch a bowhead whale. Subsistence hunting is also a financial necessity for many residents in the northern reaches of Alaska.

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2006-06-09 09:00:00

Migratory geese and ducks, staples of the Inupiat Eskimo diet, are also among the 33 priority birds targeted by the U.S. government for its avian flu surveillance program in Alaska, a crossroads for wild birds from Asia.

2006-01-12 01:35:09

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The U.S. government paved the way on Wednesday for oil drilling in an Alaskan region used by migrating caribou and birds, three weeks after Congress blocked energy development in the nearby Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2006-01-12 01:35:00

The U.S. government paved the way on Wednesday for oil drilling in an Alaskan region used by migrating caribou and birds, three weeks after Congress blocked energy development in the nearby Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2005-06-28 00:39:03

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - An Anchorage couple on arafting trip in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge waskilled by a grizzly bear over the weekend, the first recordedfatal bear attack in the protected area, officials said onMonday.


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