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Despite Epic Fail in 2012, Shell Wants Arctic Drilling “Do Over” in 2014

When Shell launched its drilling operations off the Alaska coast in 2012, it promised to employ “world-class technology and experience to ensure a safe, environmentally responsible Arctic exploration program.” What …

A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: Susanne Miller/USFWS)

Help Stop Big Oil’s Arctic Assault

Speak up today for the future of ringed seals and other cherished Arctic wildlife. Remember the days when Big Tobacco insisted their product was safe? For a long time, people …

Walruses Hauling Out to Alaska Shoreline

By Larry J. Schweiger Thousands of walruses, many of them mothers and calves, have left the shrinking and thinning Chukchi Sea ice for the Alaska shoreline. The packed beaches can lead to tramplings …

Bush Admin Gives Big Oil “Blank Check to Harass the Polar Bear”

From the Associated Press: Less than a month after declaring polar bears a threatened species because of global warming, the Bush administration is giving oil companies permission to annoy and …

Polar Bear “Threatened” Listing Comes with Strings Attached

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