18 May '12, 11pm

Beluga Whales At Risk From Destructive Oil and Gas Drilling | Care2 Causes

Beluga Whales At Risk From Destructive Oil and Gas Drilling | Care2 Causes

Endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales are threatened by oil drilling and exploration, according to a lawsuit just filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and allies. The suit challenges a permit issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service to Apache Alaska Corporation to allow oil and gas exploration in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, home to a dwindling population of 280 beluga whales protected by the Endangered Species Act . Each year, there are fewer and fewer of these whales left. Oil and gas drilling activities expose Cook Inlet beluga whales to earsplitting underwater noise that threatens their survival. All that noise in the marine environment makes survival impossible for these endangered whales. Apache Alaska Corporation has acquired more than 300,000 acres of oil and gas leases in Cook Inlet. To find and develop oil and gas fields, Apache intends to conduct seismic ex...

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care2.com 17 May '12, 4am

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