• Wildlife Refuges Refuge Nwrs System
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    Are refuges in Trouble? There are 542 refuges in the U. S. comprising 95 million acres of protected land. Individual refuges serve as a multitude of purposes, including protecting endangered plants and animals and their habitats, preserving wilderness areas, providing outdoor recreational and educational opportunities, and providing lands and waters for traditional uses such as hunting and fishing. One would think that from the overall ownership of land and wonderful activities that the refuges ...
  • Alaska Drillings Drilling For Oil
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    Drilling for oil in Alaska's Arctic Wildlife refuge will not solve our nation's energy crisis, but it will destroy one of the worlds most unique animal habitats. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would satisfy only six months' worth of the nation's oil needs while oil drilling would "destroy" a wilderness that is home to the 150, 000 animals of the Porcupine animal group. Our nations natural refuges should not be turned to destruction when a solution to a problem can be found else where. In ad...
  • Drilling For Oil In The Arctic Wildlife Refuge
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    The question of whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands clearly on the energy issues table. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a 1. 5 million-acre parcel of wilderness area bordering the Arctic Ocean to the north and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline to the south. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is currently off limits to oil exploration and production. Because of the ecological hazards How much oil is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge In May 2000, the Energy...
  • History Of Juvenile Justice
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    History of Juvenile Justice created in the late 1800's to reform U. S. policies regarding youthful offenders early on children were treated as chattels of adults without any rights if found guilty they were sentenced just as adults were New York City House of Refuge, the first youth prison opened in 1825 during the 1800's the juvenile justice system exercised its authority within a "parents patria e" which meant state as parent or guardian role. The state assumed responsibility of parenting the ...
  • Oil Drilling In Alaska Wilderness
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    Oil Drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Refuges America Should Reject the Oil Businesses Plan and Permanently Protect The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, comprising more than nineteen million acres in the northern corner of Alaska, is unique and one of the largest units of the National Wildlife system. The Arctic Refuge has long been recognized as an unparalleled place of natural beauty and ecological importance. The Arctic Refuge was established to conserve fis...
  • Environmental Views Of Anwr
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    Executive Summary The Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR) is a beautiful 19. 6 million acre coastal plain, and is located in the Northeastern part of Alaska. ANWR is home to numerous species of wildlife and one of the largest untapped oil preserves in the United States. There is an immense debate between the opposing environmentalists and the politicians who want to drill for oil on a section of ANWR, which is only 1. 8% of the refuge. Environmentalists who oppose drilling for oil in Alaska...
  • Created At The Lake Place Day Refuge
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    My Place of Refuge For a number of people visiting places of significance can be the channel for changing one's point of view on life, recharging one's emotional battery, or growing closer to one's family and friends. These favorite places could have characteristics such as captivating beauty, sentimental value or a refuge of serenity. My favorite place where I find refuge is at Pomme De Terre Lake near Bolivar, Missouri. This is where I find a connection with my family and friends. The lake is ...
  • Web Sites Drilling Oil Refuge
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    Senate Rejects Bush Drilling Plan Thu Apr 18, 4: 33 PM ET By H. JOSEF HEBERT, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate rejected by a wide margin President Bush (news - web sites) 's plans for oil drilling in an Arctic wildlife refuge Thursday, turning aside arguments that the oil was needed for the nation's security. Photos AP Photo Audio/Video Daschle Vows to Defeat Arctic Drilling Plan (AP) The vote was a blow to the administration, which repeatedly has cited development of the Ala...
  • Million Acres Oil Exploration Anwr
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    Oil drilling in Alaska, good energy policy or bad environmental plan? The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska has been the subject of heated debate. Members of Congress are trying to open a section of land to oil exploration and development. When eight million acres of ANWR were set aside as wilderness, 1. 5 million acres were designated for review by the DOI to recommend future management of high potential oil resources. In 1987, the DOI recommended that this 1. 5 million acres, known as...
  • National Wild Life Refuge Oil Drilling
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    The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge It seems as though I am stuck between a rock and a hard place in this debate of drilling for oil in the National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. I am strong for saving the environment until we have done everything in out power and we absolutely need to tamper with the environment in some ways. This debate has been going on for over a decade and at this rate I'm not sure it will ever be decided. Drilling for oil on the Coastal Plains of the Arctic National Wildlife ...
  • Alaska Oil Drilling 2003 N Pag
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    REFUGE vs. ENERGY In the grand scheme of modern life, six months of gasoline to fuel the voracious appetites of our vehicles, is a drop in the bucket. We should not drill in the Alaskan Natural Wildlife Reserve (ANWR) as drilling will have no significant impact on the American economy, or its dependence on foreign oil. To take our children's' heritage away for the bottom line of a few corporations, is disgusting and simply wrong. On March 19 th, the U. S. Senate, by narrow agreement, voted to o...
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil Alaska Drilling
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    Before reading this paper you should ask yourself one question. Should the Bush Administration drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? To answer that questions quite simply, the Alaskan Department of Fish and Game says no. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is in the northeast corner of Alaska between the Beaufort Sea, and the Brooks Mountains. The 19. 6 million acre protected refuge is a very important part of many animals in Alaska. It provides birthing, mating, and resting gro...