An oil spill in these unpredictable waters would spell tragedy for Alaskan wildlife; Here’s why.
Posts Tagged: Chukchi Sea
In the latest in a series of reckless decisions about America’s Arctic Ocean, the Obama administration today gave Royal Dutch Shell the green light to drill in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea beginning next summer.
The Obama administration today announced its oil and gas drilling plan for the next five years. Read what Defenders has to say about this indefensible proposal.
This week, the Obama administration reaffirmed the sale of nearly 500 oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, once again putting Big Oil before science and the American public. See what Defenders’ president and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark has to say about opening the pristine Arctic to dangerous drilling.
Summer is coming to a close in the Arctic, and satellites reveal 2011 was not a good year for sea ice. What does this mean for the walruses and polar bears that call it home?