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  • Arctic drilling

    The Impact of Offshore Oil Drilling in the Arctic

    août 28, 2015

    In July 2015 the Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin with limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast, in the Chukchi Sea. The permits were granted despite the nationwide protest (where people in 13 states gathered for a “ShellNo” Day of Action) and protests by many environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Friends of the Earth. In this blog I will give a summary of the history of Arctic drilling and I will also discuss shortly the environmental concerns and technological and safety risks relating to offshore oil drilling in the Arctic.

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  • Polar Regions | Research Guide International Law


    L’Antarctique est le cinquième continent par la taille et celui qui se trouve le plus au sud. Il est situé dans la région antarctique de l’hémisphère sud, presque entièrement au sud du cercle antarctique, et il est entouré de l’Océan Antarctique. Environ 98% de l’Antarctique est couvert par les glaces. Il n’y existe aucune population […]

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