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A pacific loon on its' nest in a small pond on the edge of Alaska's Arctic Coastline. Image taken on Alaska's Arctic Coastline. Part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this land is threatened by potential oil and gas development from the nearby Prudhoe Bay oil fields. ANWR is a critical nesting habitat for tens of thousands of birds and home to over 200 species.
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A pacific loon on its' nest in a small pond on the edge of Alaska's Arctic Coastline. Image taken on Alaska's Arctic Coastline. Part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this land is threatened by potential oil and gas development from the nearby Prudhoe Bay oil fields. ANWR is a critical nesting habitat for tens of thousands of birds and home to over 200 species.