Lego ditches deal with Shell over Greenpeace oil spill video

Green Prophet

Lego announced a break in its 50-year partnership with Royal Dutch Shell, a split sparked by an anti-Arctic drilling video produced by environmental activists Greenpeace. It incited a million email complaints to the toy maker and pulled in the same number of signatures to the Greenpeace anti-drilling petition. As effective as the Lego campaign has been, it won’t stop Arctic drilling. Business Energy Arctic oil drilling Climate Change greenpeace sea ice

Why oil and gas companies should buy whales hearing aids

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Whales, the earth’s largest marine mammals, have had more than their share of ecological problems in all parts of the world’s seas and oceans. One of their biggest risks is noise in marine habitats caused by drilling for oil and gas. . Those in unlikely marine habitats such as the Eastern Mediterranean, where a rare grey whale was sighted. Sites of regular oil drilling. Iron-rich Whale Poop Essential in Middle Eastern Marine Habitats.

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Greenpeace boats violently rammed by Spanish Navy during peaceful protest, one activist hospitalised

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Two Greenpeace activist have been injured following a peaceful demonstration against oil drilling in the waters off the Canary Islands. It''s another reminder of the lengths governments will go to protect the oil industry from peaceful protesters." Greenpeace were protesting against controversial drilling plans just outside the waters of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, two of the Canary Islands.

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Oil spills. River and marine pollution. Water pollution is degraded water, toxic to humans or the environment [4]. Mining and oil drilling also cause substantial industrial pollution to both surface and groundwater , rendering it too toxic for any purpose. 4 Oil spills. Oil spill in the water. Oil tank and rig disasters account for around 10 percent of marine pollution [21]. . Further reading: How Do Oil Spills Affect the Environment.

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