Political Journey into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Nature photographer Subhankar Banerjee spent two years in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, documenting its landscape, its wild species, and native peoples. His new photo book, “Seasons of Life and Land,” is the fruit of his labor.

The book’s release comes at a critical time, amidst a heated fight between proponents of oil and gas drilling on the refuge and those passionate about conserving the land as a wildlife refuge, of which Banerjee is one.

Click the “Listen” link to hear how photographer Subhankar Banerjee’s photo book is affecting the political debate over the future of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.


Subhankar Banerjee, nature photographer and author of “Seasons of Life and Land”

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