Arctic Drilling: A Plan That Puts Snowy Owls in Danger

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Dear Friend,

Some living things are too precious to risk. Casey Hayward Jersey So some places are too special to develop. nike mercurial Take the Snowy Owl and the high Arctic tundra where it nests—a place that’s now in danger of irreparable damage.

The birds of the Arctic urgently need your help, Friend. Will you please give to Audubon today? The House Budget Committee just took the first step towards opening the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas development. free rn flyknit uomo

We must defend this special place on behalf of the birds that need it.

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Even as we speak, the House is advancing measures that put the birds of the Refuge in danger. The proposed federal budget for 2018 now being considered in the House would expose the Refuge’s coastal plain to oil and gas extraction—a move that would forever alter one of our last unspoiled landscapes, soldes asics threatening baby birds numbering into the millions. nike air zoom pegasus 33 homme If this happens to the Refuge, where wildlife is already suffering the impact of climate change, Adidas Ultra Boost Femme the damage will be profound and enduring.

Against this short-sighted scheme in Congress, Audubon stands up for birds. We’re defending the Refuge, demanding a budget that won’t threaten wildlife for the sake of profit. We need you to join the fight, Friend, for birds and the places they need. Will you please support our strongest advocacy with your gift today?

Sarah Greenberger
Vice President,