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In winter it's so cold that if you throw out your washing-up water it freezes before it hits the ground. Yet in the summer the temperature rises to 80 and the towns are sprayed with insecticide to keep the mosquitoes down. Animals and plants have survived only by a series of unique adaptations to the extreme environment.
Now there is a plan to build an oil pipe-line across Alaska. But if the plan goes ahead can Alaska use its new material wealth wisely or will plastic America obliterate this, the last great wilderness? Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
Film editor TED WALTER Editor PETER C. OODCHILD Producer MICK RHODES
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