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Kaktovik is crawling with polar bears. Now a man is going to prison for wasting one.

The case shows how it’s become common for polar bears to disrupt village life in Kaktovik, which sits on an island at the edge of the Beaufort Sea. As climate change melts sea ice and drives the bears ashore, residents say they’ve been under increasing stress.

Which Native voices? On ANWR, lawmakers practice selective listening.

Rep. Don Young told his colleagues to disregard the anti-drilling Gwich’in witnesses, while pro-development Iñupiaq witnesses accused Democrats of erasing them from the land that’s been their home for centuries.

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