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Tag: oil spills

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An oil skimmer floats near an ice floe edge

Will we ever be prepared for the inevitable Arctic oil spills?

The exploitation of rich oil and gas reserves in the pristine Arctic has been controversial for decades. Debates have raged between environmentalists and big oil companies, between national interests and the wider concerns of... Read More
The exploitation of rich oil and gas reserves in the pristine Arctic has been controversial for decades. Debates have...
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Ship-based oil spill compensation reform needed for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact, only one relatively small claim has ever been paid directly to an Indigenous group — according... Read More
Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact,...
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