It’s fall in Alaska, and that means that a spectacular migration is in full swing. Each year, North American caribou undertake an epic journey from their breeding range to wintering grounds – one of the biggest large-mammal land migrations on Earth. But a changing climate and the threat of development could make this annual migration a challenge.
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The Arctic is warming faster than any other part of the world, and reindeer are feeling the impacts in all seasons.
They may have made the trek from the North Pole this year safe and sound, but how will Santa’s reindeer fare in a warming planet? Learn more from Defenders’ board member Jeff Corwin.
Defenders’ Marcia Lesky just made her first voyage from our Washington, DC headquarters to America’s Last Frontier – Alaska! Read about her unforgettable trip and the unique wildlife she encountered along the way.
It’s another Red Hot and Green Friday, and this week Aimee’s carpooling for caribou! She knows that a major way to cut back on the use of climate change-causing fossil fuels is to move differently.