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Hunt for oil suspended after Shell’s spill system fails; meanwhile record Arctic melt...

Press release | September 18, 2012 at 12:13

Auckland 18/09/2012: Shell Oil has announced overnight (NZ time) that a test of a special Arctic oil spill containment system has failed, and that the company was giving up on drilling for oil in the Arctic this northern summer.

Shell starts Arctic drilling as ice levels plummet

Press release | September 10, 2012 at 9:39

Auckland 10/9/2012: The Shell-chartered drillship the Noble Discoverer – which actor Lucy Lawless and six other activists occupied for four days in New Plymouth in February - has begun drilling in the Chukchi Sea, off the coast of Alaska,...

Ends of the Earth

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 6, 2012

Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made by plundering...

Shell Gets Green Light to Harass Marine Mammals

Blog entry by Oceana | August 10, 2012

Guest blog from our friends at Oceana Bowhead whales would be affected by Shell's drilling. Image via Wikimedia Commons. Shell now has the green light from the government to harass marine mammals and put them at risk...

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