17 Sep '12, 1pm

Shell Stymied on This Year's Arctic Oil Quest: From encroaching ice to problems with a spill containment vessel,...

Saying that a spill response dome aboard a vessel has been damaged, Shell announced Monday that it would defer its plan to drill for oil in the Arctic off the Alaskan coast this year. In seeking approval to drill, the company fought a long battle against environmentalists and others who say that doing so in the pristine icy region is too risky. In a statement, Greenpeace claimed vindication and called Shell’s high-stakes program a “monumentally reckless gamble.” But the company says it will press on and seek a safety permit for the vessel next year.

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Saying that a spill response dome aboard a vessel has been damaged, Shell announced Monday that it would defer its plan to...

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greenpeace.org.uk 17 Sep '12, 12pm

For over six months, huge numbers of us have been pressuring Shell to stay out of the Arctic. Well this morning, company b...

Shell gives up on Arctic drilling (until next y...

grist.org 17 Sep '12, 3pm

“In order to lay a strong foundation for operations in 2013, we will forgo drilling into hydrocarbon zones this year,” She...

Success! Shell Backs Away From Arctic Drilling

Success! Shell Backs Away From Arctic Drilling

care2.com 18 Sep '12, 12am

Shell Oil announced it’s finally putting its controversial plans to drill in the Arctic on hold. Irreversible damage to en...

Great news! @Shell calls off plans to drill for...

worldwildlife.org 17 Sep '12, 8pm

Royal Dutch Shell’s decision to put off efforts to drill for oil in America’s Arctic Ocean this summer reiterates the diff...

Shell calls off oil drilling in the Arctic for 2012!

Shell calls off oil drilling in the Arctic for ...

oceana.org 19 Sep '12, 1pm

“Today Shell announced yet another last minute change of plans for this summer’s drilling season due to new problems with ...

Shell's "Happy" Mood Smashed By Ice | Earthjust...

earthjustice.org 16 Sep '12, 2am

Mass of sea ice forces drilling to halt, raises doubts about spill cleanup Chukchi Sea, Alaska. (Florian Schulz / visionso...

The Arctic could be ice-free by 2016

The Arctic could be ice-free by 2016

grist.org 18 Sep '12, 1pm

Wadhams has spent many years collecting ice thickness data from submarines passing below the arctic ocean. He predicted th...

Shell Halts Arctic Drilling Right After It Began

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Sep '12, 10pm

Just a day after it began drilling its first well in the Arctic Ocean, Shell has been forced to temporarily abandon the wo...

Arctic Seals Still Left Unprotected

Arctic Seals Still Left Unprotected

care2.com 17 Sep '12, 5pm

Two imperiled species of arctic seals who are suffering from the effects of climate change, disease and industrialization ...

From @Earthjustice: Shell's "Happy&qu...

earthjustice.org 16 Sep '12, 10am

Mass of sea ice forces drilling to halt, raises doubts about spill cleanup Chukchi Sea, Alaska. (Florian Schulz / visionso...

Shell's "Happy" Mood Smashed By Ice

earthjustice.org 16 Sep '12, 11am

Lots of good questions here but where are the answers? Such as, why is Shell approved for and drilling for oil in non oil ...

Shell begins offshore drilling in the Alaskan A...

news.mongabay.com 10 Sep '12, 5pm

Shell begins offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic (09/10/2012) With the approval of the Obama Administration, Royal Dut...

What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic via @NRDCSwitchboard

What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 19 Sep '12, 6pm

UPDATED IMAGE (credit: NASA with 1979 boundary redrawn by NRDC) Arctic sea ice extent dropped to the lowest level ever rec...