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Nat Herz is a reporter based in Anchorage, Alaska. He covers government, politics, and environment and climate change. He's reported from the state Capitol in Juneau, a four-wheeler in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the deck of a trawler in the Bering Sea. His work has appeared in outlets including National Public Radio, the New York Daily News and ESPN.com.

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The oil and gas industry has large operations in Alaska. | Still from Earth Focus "Fueling Change: Alaskan Communities Divided Over Oil Drilling"
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Earth Focus

Tensions Swell in Alaska between Powerful Native Oil Business and Local Youth

A proposal to declare a climate emergency in Alaska has brought up  long-running tensions over development and conservation among the groups that advocate on behalf of Alaska’s Indigenous people.
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