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Subhankar Banerjee Arctic Photos

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Tundra swan pair in the Aichilik River.
Tundra swan pair in the Aichilik River. Photo Subhankar Banerjee.
Poor Subhankar Banerjee! Quite by accident, his stunning arctic photographs of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge became a political football ("Oil Trumps Art," September/October Sierra) , and the venerable Smithsonian Institution decided to deep-six his exhibit.

First it was relocated to an out-of-the-way gallery, then already-approved captions were stripped from its pictures. This slideshow includes the original captions — not very provocative, really, just the story of the biological richness of the threatened coastal plain

To see more of Banerjee's work, visit his Web site at

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