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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

A Lot To Be Thankful About

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and not far beyond that Christmas and the end of another year on our Blue Planet. With all the dreadful news that has piled up on the threshold of our doorstep this year, there is some good news about the oceans for which we should indeed be grateful. 775 more words

Ocean Environment

Will Arctic Drilling Be Left Out in the Cold?

#sHellNo sign on water in front of Shell icebreaker Fennica in Portland, OR

On September 28th, Royal Dutch Shell announced that it would be ceasing oil exploration off Alaska’s Arctic coast for the foreseeable future. 894 more words

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Shell Freezes its Arctic Oil Drilling

  • Shell has abandoned its controversial drilling operations in the Alaskan Arctic in the light of mounting opposition from
    environmentalists.
  • Shell said that it had made a marginal discovery of oil and gas with its summer exploration in the Chukchi Sea but not enough to continue to the search for the “foreseeable” future.
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@GreenpeaceNZ @savethearctic real reason @Shell stopped Arctic drilling @NZGreens

5 Ways People Power Helped Defeat Shell >> bit.ly/1L4KgAP #savethearctic http://t.co/e3Bn319yOe
Greenpeace Canada (@GreenpeaceCA) October 06, 2015

Today in Energy: Sustained low oil prices could reduce exploration and production investment …

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