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National monument status urged for Arctic refuge

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Located in northeastern Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the most northern and one of the largest refuges within America’s National Wildlife Refuge System. (ANWR). Image Source: USGS

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The US President is being urged to bestow national monument status on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for its 50th anniversary in what supporters say would finally put the refuge’s coastal plain beyond the reach of oil companies.

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