Incidental Take And Our Arctic Ocean


League Staff | June 25, 2015
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service recently issued Shell Oil an “incidental harassment authorization,” giving the company permission to harass thousands of whales and seals if it is allowed to move forward with exploratory drilling this summer. But what exactly does this mean for the marine...
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Reflecting On A May That Went To The Birds


Hilary Stamper | May 29, 2015
In like a lamb, out like a migratory bird. That’s how the saying goes, right? Maybe not, but that doesn’t change that May was an amazing time to celebrate something phenomenal about Alaska – the fact that it is home to a dizzying array of migratory birds, especially in northwest...
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(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Last week, the Interior Department greenlighted Shell’s risky and dangerous plans to drill in America’s Arctic Ocean. The old saying is that hindsight is 20/20. So why isn’t the Obama administration pulling the plug on Shell’s reckless plans for the Arctic? Read more
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