Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia.
Trebs and Titov oil fields is a complex of Arctic oil fields in the Timan-Pechora Basin, Northern Russian coast, in Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, a region located south of the Pechora Sea.
The arctic ecology of this area has a number of unique features derived from the extreme temperatures and unique geologic province. The Nenets people inhabitant of this region, arctic are the guardians of a style of reindeer herding that is the last of its kind. Through a yearly migration of over a thousand kilometres, these people move gigantic herds of reindeer from summer pastures in the north to winter pastures just south of the Arctic Circle… Photo source: ©© Ezioman
An oil spill in the Russian Arctic affected an area of up to 8,000 square meters after workers tried to open an old well, causing oil to gush uncontrollably for 37 hours, officials said Monday.
The spill at the Trebs field started on Friday and continued through the weekend, spurting out up to 500 tonnes of oil per day…
The Arctic oil race: intelligence test for humanity, Greenpeace
The impacts of climate change in the Arctic underscore the urgency with which the world’s governments must seriously reduce CO2 emissions, yet instead, many are racing to secure their “right” to drill for oil that may be found underneath the Arctic ice…