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Obama Plan Expands Risky Offshore Drilling in Arctic, Gulf of Mexico

From: Center for Biological Diversity Published June 29, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO— The Obama administration announced plans on Thursday to dramatically expand offshore oil drilling, including in the Arctic and the heart of critical habitat for polar bears. The plan will also expand high-risk, ultra-deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which is still suffering the […]

Scientists urge protection of Arctic fisheries

Posted on April 27, 2012 by Bob Berwyn By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY — Leading scientists from around the world warned that unbridled commerical fishing in newly thawed Arctic waters is likely to result in resource depletion similar to what’s occurred in other areas. “The ability to fish is not the same as having the […]