Oil Drilling in Alaska?

The native birds and animals don't seem to mind!

Alaska's land-based "oil and gas development" takes place "in a relatively tiny amount of space within ANWR [The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge], which has been set aside for this purpose.

Please click on the pictures below to see how it blends with nature. Notice the polar bears walking on the pipe. See the birds and caribou nearby.

"Known as the 'Coastal Plain', this area was designated by Congress in 1981 as requiring special study to determine its oil and gas potential and the effects of development on the environment. In 1987, the Department of Interior recommended development."