Posts Tagged ‘ Oil ’

Portugal screens Sonic Sea, supports reduction of underwater noise

13. Juli 2017
Portugal screens Sonic Sea, supports reduction of underwater noise

Eleonora Panella Jul 13 2017 The documentary Sonic Sea was screened on July 12 in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, and was met with the same enthusiasm as it has in other count read more
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Disruptive tugboats, barges leave Far East Russia whale nursery due to IFAW coalition complaint

15. August 2016
Disruptive tugboats, barges leave Far East Russia whale nursery due to IFAW coalition complaint

Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova Mon, 08/15/2016 A month ago, a group of scientists based in Piltun Bay near Sakhalin Island contracted by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Pacific Geography Institute in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky saw th read more
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University of Massachusetts Divests From Fossil Fuels

University of Massachusetts Divests From Fossil Fuels

from UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign This Wednesday our movement won a massive victory: the University of Massachusetts System divested all directed holdings from the fossil fuel industry. This is a huge win for students, for the climate justice movement, and beyond. Our badass organizers have been working for four years to finally secure...
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Shell Spills Again: Pipeline Leaks 20,000 Gallons of Oil in Northern California

Shell Spills Again: Pipeline Leaks 20,000 Gallons of Oil in Northern California

by Ryan Schleeter / Greenpeace Less than two weeks after dumping nearly 90,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Shell Oil is at it again. The company’s San Pablo Bay Pipeline, which transports crude oil from California’s Central Valley to the San Francisco Bay Area, leaked an estimated 21,000 gallons into the...
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Who are the Niger Delta Avengers? Deep Sea Divers, Sophisticated Explosives, and Sabotage

Who are the Niger Delta Avengers? Deep Sea Divers, Sophisticated Explosives, and Sabotage

Niger Delta Avengers Blow up Main Chevron Escravos Pipeline In Delta / photo from African Free Press from Earth First! Newswire Oil production has been cut by 40 percent, and is now at a 22-year low in Nigeria as a new wave of militants strike oil platforms, pipelines, and terminals throughout the polluted Niger River Delta. Today,...
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Pipeline Co. and Employee Indicted for CA Oil Spill

Pipeline Co. and Employee Indicted for CA Oil Spill

from Environmental News Service SANTA BARBARA, California, May 17, 2016 (ENS) – Plains All-American Pipeline has been indicted by a grand jury on 46 criminal charges related to a May 2015 oil spill in Santa Barbara County. A Plains All-American Pipeline employee was also indicted on three criminal charges, California Attorney General Kamala Harris...
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Interview: Wild Resistance, Insurgent Subsistence

Interview: Wild Resistance, Insurgent Subsistence

BC Anarchists on Native Struggles, Building Community, and Undermining Civilization from Black and Green Review #3 Fracking, tar sands, sour gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) conversion stations and pipelines; in all cases, it would appear that our native friends up north have been trail blazing persistent resistance to the new wave of resource extraction...
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More than 88,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Spills from Louisiana Shell Pipeline

More than 88,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Spills from Louisiana Shell Pipeline

from Raw Story The United States Guard said it is responding to a crude oil spill from a Shell subsea well-head flow line about 90 miles off Timbalier Island, Louisiana on Thursday. About 88,200 gallons was reportedly released from the pipeline, the Coast Guard said, adding the source of the discharge was reported as...
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Big Oil Abandons $2.5 Billion in U.S. Arctic Drilling Rights

Big Oil Abandons $2.5 Billion in U.S. Arctic Drilling Rights

by Jennifer A Dlouhy / Bloomberg News After plunking down more than $2.5 billion for drilling rights in U.S. Arctic waters, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, ConocoPhillips and other companies have quietly relinquished claims they once hoped would net the next big oil discovery. The pullout comes as crude oil prices have plummeted to less than...
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Professor and Activist Resigns After BLM Protest

Professor and Activist Resigns After BLM Protest

The Earth First! Newswire posted about this action in February. Here is a follow-up from Popular Resistance Back in February, Terry Tempest Williams made a high-profile protest against the BLM oil and gas auction in Salt Lake City by buying up two parcels on behalf of the Keep It In the Ground movement.  Most...
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Wildfire Burns Large Swath of Fort McMurray; 80,000 flee

Wildfire Burns Large Swath of Fort McMurray; 80,000 flee

by Doug Stanglin and Doyle Rice/ USA Today A raging wildfire, whipped by strong winds from a cold front that arrived Wednesday, has destroyed 1,600 structures in the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray and driven out almost the entire population of 83,000 people. The fire is expected to be one of Canada’s costliest disasters ever, said Steve...
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French Climate Resistance to #StopMCEDD Deepwater Oil Conference

French Climate Resistance to #StopMCEDD Deepwater Oil Conference

from Earth First! UK The Oil and Gas companies are holding a conference on deepwater oil and gas and how to be more efficient to further exploit deep sea fossil fuels. About 500 climate activists have blockaded and disrupted the first day of the conference. Total’s executive Arnaud Breuillac articulated that due to the...
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