29 Sep '15, 11pm

Now that Shell has left the Arctic, it's time we take our waters off the table to oil and gas drilling.

Now that Shell has left the Arctic, it's time we take our waters off the table to oil and gas drilling.

Photo: NASA/Kathryn Hansen Sea ice in the Chukchi Sea Royal Dutch Shell announced yesterday that it would indefinitely suspend offshore oil exploration in the Alaskan Arctic. That’s great news, but this is just a baby step toward securing the future of the Arctic. Understand the details of what Shell has said—and what it did not say—and you will appreciate the hard work that remains to protect northern ecosystems. Here are your questions, answered. What, exactly, did Shell announce? Shell said, via a press release, that it would “cease further exploration activity in offshore Alaska for the foreseeable future.” The area that Shell is temporarily abandoning is fairly well defined. Shell holds exploration leases for 275 plots in the Chukchi Sea , the stretch of water that separates Alaska from Russia north of the Bering Strait. How long will the oil giant leave that portion ...

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Shell Abandons Offshore Drilling in the Arctic

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grist.org 28 Sep '15, 2pm

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e360.yale.edu 28 Sep '15, 4pm

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theecologist.org 28 Sep '15, 3pm

Big oil has sustained an unmitigated defeat. They had a budget of billions, we had a movement of millions. For three years...

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ecowatch.com 28 Sep '15, 1pm

“Today’s announcement marks a pivotal moment for the people and wildlife of the Arctic, and our climate,” said Friends of ...

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greenpeace.org.uk 28 Sep '15, 3pm

After 3 years of campaigning to stop Arctic drilling, we’ve just heard that Shell is backing out of drilling in the Alaska...

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inhabitat.com 28 Sep '15, 2pm

Prior to gaining approval to drill, Shell and its lobbyists worked to convince government officials as well as the public ...

Shell quits off-shore drilling in Alaska for the 'foreseeable future'

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treehugger.com 28 Sep '15, 2pm

Today, Shell announced it will abandon exploratory drilling off the coast of Alaska. Although Shell has found some gas and...

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priceofoil.org 28 Sep '15, 10am

: Big Oil doesn’t operate on its own. It needs permits, legal permission, and regulations that allow it to go into unchart...

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worldwildlife.org 28 Sep '15, 12pm

In response to Royal Dutch Shell's decision to abandon efforts to drill in America's Arctic Ocean, World Wildlife Fund iss...

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cleantechnica.com 30 Sep '15, 5pm

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greenpeace.org.uk 06 Oct '15, 7pm

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biologicaldiversity.org 18 Sep '15, 9pm

For Immediate Release, September 18, 2015 Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, [email protected] , (510) 844-7108 Obama...