POLL: Should the Trump Administration be allowed to auction leases in the Arctic refuge to the oil and gas industry?

POLL: Should the Trump Administration be allowed to auction leases in the Arctic refuge to the oil and gas industry?

In a last-ditch attempt to make good on promises to the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration is rushing to formalize plans to drill for oil in the Arctic national wildlife refuge before Joe Biden takes office. On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management initiated the process with a formal “call for nominations”, inviting […]

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Petition: Polar Bears in Danger of Being Buried Alive as their Dens Go Undetected During Oil Drilling

Petition: Polar Bears in Danger of Being Buried Alive as their Dens Go Undetected During Oil Drilling

A study found that polar bear dens often go undetected during oil industry checks. According to Reuters, a study found that the oil industry’s method for finding polar bear dens while drilling in Alaska fails half the time. The study evaluated thermal detection records from the oil industry and compared them to biologists’ records of […]

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