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Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 7, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

OMFG Arctic Victory FTW

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | October 1, 2015

Holy s%*#T. You did it.   Do you want to know what victory tastes like? Sweet, sweet triumph ? Of course you do. Just Google “Shell” and “Arctic” right now, and you’ll get a delicious taste. You’ll see phrases like...

5 Ways Seismic Blasting Threatens Whales

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | August 27, 2015 1 comment

We don’t have to look very far back in history to find proof of why offshore oil drilling is a dangerous endeavour. The BP oil blowout and  the Exxon-Valdez spill both left surrounding regions devastated and neither company was able to...

Stop Shell from being allowed to spill oil off the coast of Nova Scotia for up to...

Blog entry by Mark Brooks | August 13, 2015

Proving once again that the Harper government is more than happy to do the bidding of oil companies in Canada, federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq recently agreed to allow Shell up to 21 days to cap a blow out from an oil well ...

Stop Shell Canada and Harper from dumping a known toxic chemical in our oceans!

Blog entry by Mark Brooks, Arctic Campaigner | July 30, 2015 1 comment

ACT: Oil spills in the ocean are toxic enough, adding COREXIT makes it  52 times more toxic .  Click here to email Environment Canada today  and ask them to ban COREXIT.  In yet another case of the Harper government ignoring...

Close your eyes and imagine an Arctic sanctuary

Blog entry by Marine Temperman | July 16, 2015

This is a story about the frozen ocean at the top of our planet. It's wild and untouched, and at the moment it's owned by everyone and no-one. This is the Arctic high seas, the wild west of the high north, and our global commons. But...

Sense & Sustainability: Oscar winner Emma Thompson stands with Clyde River

Blog entry by Stephanie Hulse | June 23, 2015

The people of Clyde River, on Baffin Island, have courageously taken matters into their own hands to protect the Arctic from offshore oil and gas exploration. In fact, they brought the issue to the Federal Court of Appeal and...

I'm Standing Between Shell and the Arctic. Join Me.

Blog entry by Audrey Siegl | June 17, 2015

Earlier today, I went face-to-face with Shell's Arctic Drilling Rig the “Polar Pioneer”. It is terrifying. But there are moments in life when, despite your fear, you must act. I chose to stand face-to-face with this massive machine...

Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation kayaktivists protest Shell’s Arctic oil spill vessel as it...

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 30, 2015

Shishalh Sunshine Coast - tsain-ku (Trail Bay - Sechelt) Shell is at this moment sailing its oil spill containment vessel, the Arctic Challenger, through the Inside Passage on its way to Dutch Harbour where the company plans to begin...

Hope is in the eye of the protester

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | May 27, 2015

People in Clyde River, Coastal First Nations in British Columbia and kayaktivists on the West Coast, what do these people have in common? They are evidence of the growing global rebellion against the dangers of Arctic oil. ...

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