An oil spill in these unpredictable waters would spell tragedy for Alaskan wildlife; Here’s why.
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These Arctic heavyweights use their massive bow-shaped heads to crash through sea ice. But they’re still struggling to survive. Learn why.
The Obama administration today announced its oil and gas drilling plan for the next five years. Read what Defenders has to say about this indefensible proposal.
This week, the Obama administration reaffirmed the sale of nearly 500 oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, once again putting Big Oil before science and the American public. See what Defenders’ president and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark has to say about opening the pristine Arctic to dangerous drilling.
Defenders and a broad coalition of groups today challenged the Obama administration’s decision to allow offshore oil drilling that threatens the Arctic’s unique wildlife, from polar bears to bowhead whales.