Obama quietly approved arctic drilling, amid controversy and environmental concerns

April 10, 2015 by  
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On March 31,  President Barack Obama ‘s administration renewed the 2008 Arctic lease sale . That decision started a 30-day clock for the Interior Department to review Royal Dutch Shell’s drilling plans. The oil company has already invested nearly $6 billion exploring the arctic waters for possible drilling sites , and they have oil rigs headed toward Alaska at the time of this report, indicating the oil execs may be feeling pretty confident about getting the go-ahead to resume drilling this summer. Read the rest of Obama quietly approved arctic drilling, amid controversy and environmental concerns Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arctic Drilling , arctic offshore drilling , arctic oil drilling , environmental destruction , offshore oil drilling , oil drilling , president barack obama , Royal Dutch Shell

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Chrysalis Childcare Centre uses existing trees as symbolic centerpieces

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Latvian art students transform a single birch tree into energy for 70 people

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Help Support Greenpeace’s Petition Urging LEGO to Break Ties With Shell Oil

August 10, 2014 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Lego art is one of our favorite topics here at Inhabitat, which is why we were dismayed to learn that the world’s biggest toymaker has partnered with Shell to distribute toy bricks branded with the oil company’s logo. In protest to the deal and Shell’s controversial drilling plans in the Arctic, Greenpeace has launched a petition to urge Lego to break ties with Shell. To help explain why the partnership is harmful for both the environment and kids worldwide, Greenpeace has put together compelling videos that they hope will persuade Lego to choose integrity over profit. Click through to watch both video campaigns and sign the Greenpeace anti-Shell petition . READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arctic , Greenpeace , greenpeace anti-shell petition , lego , lego and shell partnership , lego company , Shell , shell oil

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