Threshold
The Refuge | 3 | Listen to the People, Pt. 2
Dec 9, 2019 · 30 min
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We continue our reporting from Kaktovik, Alaska—the only town within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—to find out how the conflict over drilling for oil in the refuge feels to the people who live there. The more we listened, the more we realized: the heart of the issue isn’t just over oil extraction and development, wilderness and wildlife. Whatever side people took, their focus is on their community, sovereignty, and survival. 

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This series was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

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