In April, the National Marine Fisheries Service began the process to determine whether the Gulf of Mexico population of Bryde’s should be protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Defenders recently provided information on the many threats the Bryde’s whale faces to reinforce the case for listing.
Posts Categorized: Offshore Drilling
Five years ago today, an explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig initiated one of the worst environmental disasters of our time. But today lawmakers have doubled down on pushing their dirty energy agenda.
The Arctic Refuge’s coastal plain is a priceless landscape of pristine land and deserves the utmost protection.
We hope that there is never an oil spill in the Arctic. But if there is, we want to make sure that officials can act quickly to rescue arctic animals, like the already threatened polar bear.
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, we’re beginning to see the full scope of how this ecological disaster is impacting our wildlife on land, air and sea.