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Great news from the White House: President Obama has announced that the Department of Interior has finished working on revised Comprehensive Conservation plan to better sustain and manage Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This far northern part of Alaska is known to Alaska Native communities as “The Sacred Place Where Life Begins”.