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Shell's Arctic Drilling Will Destroy Our Homeland and Culture

Rosemary Ahtuangaruak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rosemary Ahtuangaruak

Inupiat communities across the Arctic coast of Alaska primarily depend on Bowhead whales for subsistence food. Shell's proposals to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Sea are detrimental to that tradition.

Whalers Fear Effects Of Off-Shore Drilling

Eric Kroh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Kroh

McCain and Obama debate offshore drilling but Alaskan whalers whose families have hunted in Arctic waters for centuries witness the environmental impact firsthand, from inevitable spills to routine sonic bombs.