Essays Tagged: "Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"

The Arctic National Wildlife Reserve

It seems completely insane for the United States to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would be a contradictio ... d save more than one million barrels of oil per day - roughly five times the amount of oil that the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve is likely to produce. (Palmer 21)The tragedy of 9/11 has only given ... t all of which are "terrorist" nations.If the Bush Administration succeeds and begins to dig up the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, it would be an illogical act with no other purpose except to make ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Oil drilling in the arctic.

eater access is provided to government lands for responsible exploration and development, including Arctic lands. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), is a vast region of land located within the Ar ... environment. Therefore, The United States should drill for oil in the ANWR. First, Drilling in the Arctic would decrease the United States' dependence on foreign oil. Many people, by virtually blame ...

(3 pages) 128 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

This essay is about alternate energy sources. It discusses alternate and safe energy sources to replace oil.

States to recieve more oil if they could work with Russia.Another place to drill for oil is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). How ever this region is a much much more contreversial place ...

(3 pages) 350 2 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

What is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)?

The Environment or Oil?The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is known as the second largest in the National Wildlife Refug ... of employment opportunities. Oil companies want to take over a one hundred and ten mile area of The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastline so that they can drill for oil. They are hoping that the ... Middle East for oil. The U.S. needs a large supply of oil to keep going, and all of the oil in the Arctic will take at least ten years preparation time before it will be ready for market. With all of ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Growing Question of Oil Exploration in ANWR

The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 established the 19 million-acres of what is now cal ... n now, we must increase the domestic oil production. Greater oil production will increase the gross national product and create thousands of jobs. This will also help to lower the price of oil for all ...

(6 pages) 88 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should We Drill in the Arctic?

Should the United States drill for oil in the Arctic? As most people should have known, the oil and the gas prices had rise since the attacked of ... or oil had been much simpler for the people and much more efficient in terms of oil collecting. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an enormous piece of land located in the Northeast of Alaska, is be ... t disagree with it. If an opinion poll were taken, more people would prefer drilling for oil in the arctic than disallowing it, even for those that are under 18, because it would give a rise in econom ...

(4 pages) 76 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Essay on the role of ANWR in the artic

ionists, and everyday people alike is the debate on whether drilling should occur in ANWR (Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge). One of the largest wildlife refuges in Alaska, ANWR is 19.6 acres ... e area would benecessary to extract the oil.When Congress in 1980 more than doubled the size of the Arctic Wildlife Range they created a 19 million-acre refuge -- an area the size of the state of Sout ...

(7 pages) 103 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pearl Harbour and George Bush

Still Drilling for Oil Support45% Oppose Drilling in Alaska RefugePresident Bush's plan to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil drilling seems to be loosing ground. Public support ...

(8 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Oil Politics vs. Nature.

Introduction.The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 and was further expanded in 1980. The Arctic ... s. Its preservation ensures the lives of these animals, and the betterment of their population. The Arctic Refuge lies north of the Arctic Circle, and is an intact continuum of six different ecologica ... x different ecological zones covering some 200 miles from north to south. It has been said that the Arctic Refuge is the greatest outstanding reminder that saving and conserving nature is a great Amer ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Benefits of Drilling ANWR.

e our dependence on foreign oil and the cost that we pay for it, the simplest being to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.Recently, tensions have been high between the US and the o ... US can begin its independence is to drill its sources of oil, specifically the oil buried under the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Although it would take approximately 10 years to actually be ...

(3 pages) 46 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics


What would America gain by allowing heavy industry into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Very little. Oil found in the refuge would not be enough to end Ame ... more oil will not solve America's energy needs. These are the reasons to opose oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Oil from the refuge would hardly make a dent in our dependence on fo ... epresents, less than a year's U.S. supply. It is also estimated that it would take 10 years for any Arctic Refuge oil to reach the market. Even when production peaks in 2027, the refuge would produce ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Arctic Oil Drilling

and the United States Congress has questioned if they should drill into the Area 1002 sector of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. If Congress decides to drill into this controversial area, much of ... and foremost, the six ecosystems present in this refuge make it the most diverse in the circumpolar arctic. If the United States Congress allows oil drilling in the refuge, many of these ecosystems wi ...

(5 pages) 72 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Alaskan Highway Pipeline Project.

oduction Costs: $6.8 billion (estimated) for the whole project*Predeger, D. (2005) ANWR [internet]. Arctic Power. Available from:[Accessed November, 2005].What is the environmental ... ed?The environmental system that is being affected by the Alaska Highway Pipeline is known as ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Reserve). This system resides in Alaska with a wilderness area equal to the ...

(9 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Debate On Alaska Oil

Is Artic Plunder Armed Robbery? The new Republican majority has brought the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's (ARWR) oil exploration ban to center stage. Alaska's all Republica ... illion, and financing and reserves would add another $1 billion plus, according to Forrest Hoglund, Arctic?s chairman (Oil & Gas Journal, 2000, p.21).? The initial costs themselves is motivation e ... magazine writer, T.H. Watkins (1996,58), along with many other environmentalists trying to save the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR), claim that the environmental price for using the land in qu ...

(16 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Opening ANWR

re still environmental issues concerning this topic, there are multiple benefits to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. By choosing to open the refuge to oil drilling, we would be doing o ... conservative and resourceful ways to extract the petroleum from the ground. After visiting Alaska's Arctic Slope, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt said, "The oil industry has learned how to drill with ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Drilling For Oil In Alaska

ident Bush's, highly controversial, energy bill, which allows for limited oil drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).1. If approved by the Senate, this will be the first time oi ... rnments own over 90% of those lands, with an additional 9% in Native ownership.2. The Artic National Wildlife Refuge consists of 19 million acres in the northeastern corner of the state, of wh ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Artic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) vs. Oil

entral artic), three types of bears (polar, grizzly and black bears), wolves, muskoxen, Dall sheep, arctic and red foxes, wolverines, so on and so forth (Defenders of Wildlife 2). It is free of all de ... ness itself won?t be the only victim of ANWR development. Because the refuge boasts the only intact arctic, sub arctic, and boreal ecosystem on the face of the earth, the natural dynamics of the ecosy ...

(11 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

I. Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a safe and necessary act in order to eliminate our dependency on ... roduction techniques will further minimize environmental impacts and surface use in future frontier arctic petroleum provinces such as ANWR.ii. Another innovation is in designer wells. These are drill ... t of tundra surface.ii.Oil and gas development and wildlife are successfully coexisting in Alaska's arctic. For example, the Central Arctic Caribou Herd (CACH) which migrates through Prudhoe Bay has g ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences


�PAGE � �PAGE �9� The Potential of The Potential of the ArcticPatrisha FarlowSCI207Jake GrandyJuly 26, 2010The Potential of the ArcticThe Arctic National Wi ... nsider the benefits and affects that looking for oil and other resources will have on, not only the Arctic, but on the country as a whole.Along the northeast coast of Alaska lies the Arctic National W ...

(8 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Case-In-Point - Energy Summary

CI362 - Environmental EthicsFacilitator: Steven GoldsmithAugust 23, 2010Energy SummaryChapter 11THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGEThe Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the largest entity in the Nati ... uge System. The Refuge is America's finest example of an intact, naturally functioning community of arctic/subarctic ecosystems. The Arctic Refuge is the only area on Alaska's North Slope where petrol ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management