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The Arctic is Opening Up: Offshore Drilling and Melting Sea Ice

By Roberta Attanasio, IEAM Blog Editor

The heat is on in the Arctic. This region is now warming at a rate faster than twice the global average—known as… 1,497 more words

Environmental Management

President Obama just made Arctic drilling more annoying

Environmental activists have been on a winning streak when it comes to keeping fossil fuels in the ground, from knocking down approval for the Keystone XL pipeline to stopping the Obama administration from… 258 more words

Climate & Energy

White House Issues Strict Rules for Arctic Drilling

President Barack Obama just made it even more difficult and expensive to drill for oil in the Arctic.

On Thursday, the White House rolled out a series of new… 561 more words

The Cable

The next U.S. president could save or destroy the Arctic

The next president will decide the fate of pristine waters 3,000 miles away from the Oval Office — a decision that would resonate for decades. 335 more words

Climate & Energy

Destroying Nature Is Destroying Life: An Environmental Advocacy Group's Campaign Sparks Conversations

“We have to shift our emphasis from economic efficiency and materialism towards a sustainable quality of life and to healing of our society, of our people, and our ecological systems.” – Janet Holmes à Court…

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15 Huge Ocean Conservation Victories of 2015

Finding the good… it is so easy to feel that humanity is making no traction in protecting the environment – the ocean but according to EcoWatch, there has been great movement this past year. 193 more words

Environmentalism

How Shell got to the Arctic - and why they didn't get what they wanted

Audubon has a good article talking about some of the process that went into Shell being granted permission to return to the Arctic this past year, and some of the regulations that actually slowed them down a bit. 1,054 more words

Environmentalism