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Polar opposites: the remote Alaskan village divided over oil drilling

Polar opposites: the remote Alaskan village divided over oil drilling

by Max Baring and Gregory Scruggs

The Inupiaq people of the north slope of Alaska are in the front row facing climate change, but they are also sitting on the biggest oil and gas deposits in North America. Is the native corporation, set up after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement, fit for purpose as the Inupiaq try to balance conservation and development?

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