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Did the Alaskan pipeline have an effect on the caribou population?

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Wiki User
09/01/2008

Yes, the Alaska Pipeline effected the migrating caribou. The caribou now make it a point to hang around the pipeline while giving birth and also in the winter due to the pipeline providing a warmth that they didn't have before. The Trans Alaska Pipeline had a very positive effect on the caribou.