Is it worth risking both endangered marine life like certain species of whales and dolphins, as well as commercially valuable fish species, to explore for oil with seismic airgun testing? Take a look at Oceana’s infographic, and judge for yourself.
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By all accounts, the environment seems to be in peril. As years continue to pass, we continue to see the consequences of human-caused actions. Depletion of resources, climate change, and the extinction of species have been increasing on an alarming scale.
Been on the road this week, so a bit less attuned to what’s going on in the green blogosphere… but this morning’s quicker-than-usual scan still shows an awful lot of oil spill news. Not surprising, of course… but many, many other interesting, relevant stories out there. Here’s five that caught my eye…
Russian environmental groups have today launched a legal challenge against a consortium led by U.S. oil and gas giant Exxon, for threatening critically endangered whales in the far east of the country. Last year, Russian authorities gave Exxon the green light to build a pipeline across a lagoon on Sakhalin Island that is a crucial […]