Coastal Care

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The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point

The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point

The defeat of an energy company by indigenous activists shows what nonviolent unity can accomplish. There are lessons here as we enter a challenging new age.

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Authorities investigate source of 30km oil spill in Darwin harbor, Australia

Authorities investigate source of 30km oil spill in Darwin harbor, Australia

Environmentalists says the spill could be devastating for the harbour’s mangrove and marine ecosystems and those responsible needed to be found.

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Climate scientists urge Obama to rule out more Arctic oil and gas exploration

Climate scientists urge Obama to rule out more Arctic oil and gas exploration

In a letter being delivered to the White House on Thursday, nearly 400 international scientists called on President Obama to rule out further expansion of oil and gas exploration in Arctic waters under US control.

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Niger delta oil spill clean-up launched – but could take quarter of a century

Niger delta oil spill clean-up launched – but could take quarter of a century

A $1bn clean-up of one of the world’s most oil-polluted regions will be officially launched on Thursday by the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari.

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Small offshore oil spills put seabirds at risk

Small offshore oil spills put seabirds at risk

Chronic pollution from many small oil spills may have greater population-level impacts on seabirds than a single large spill, suggest researchers.

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Licence to drill: Centrica awarded rights to explore Barents Sea

Licence to drill: Centrica awarded rights to explore Barents Sea

Centrica, the owner of British Gas, has been awarded rights to explore in the Barents Sea off Norway.

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Company charged for 140,000-gallon oil spill on California coast

Company charged for 140,000-gallon oil spill on California coast

A Texas oil pipeline company responsible for spilling more than 140,000 gallons of crude on the California coast last year has been indicted on dozens of criminal charges.

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Shell Spills More Than 80,000 Gallons of Oil in Gulf of Mexico

Shell Spills More Than 80,000 Gallons of Oil in Gulf of Mexico

As of Sunday, the Coast Guard reported that more than 51,000 gallons of oily water have been recovered, as per The Associated Press. The slick is not expected to reach the shoreline…

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Shell: Skimmers in Gulf begin to clean 88,200 gallon spill

Shell: Skimmers in Gulf begin to clean 88,200 gallon spill

Vessels have begun cleaning up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after about 88,200 gallons of oil were released from a Shell flow line about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the company said Friday.

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