14 Oct '11, 2pm

#Oil oil everywhere - As 100s of dead birds wash up in NZ we need to rethink the North Sea plan

Reports have come in of hundreds of dead, oiled birds being found since New Zealand’s ”worst environmental maritime disaster”’ after the crash of the container ship Rena into a reef in the Bay of Plenty This comes at a time when the UK government has announced full support for the expansion of high-risk oil developments in its own wildlife-abundant waters, off the Shetland Islands. It’s clear that oil and nature don’t mix, and that real energy solutions are being overlooked. The risks from fossil fuels are very real, and several recent disasters have highlighted the lack of damage limitation plans or protection for crucial habitats. Last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill from BP’s deepwater Macondo well quickly became the worst single oil spill disaster in history. More recently, Shell’s aging Ganet Alpha rig sprung a leak in the North Sea -– a leak which they kept from the ...

Full article: http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/campaigning/?5347/Oil-oi...

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