A moment of silence for the Arctic
October 1, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell’s announcement that it has abandoned oil exploration in offshore Alaska means the Arctic is better off today and “for the foreseeable future”.
Making lemonade. Why Canada should invest forfeited oil security deposits into sustainable economies
August 4, 2015
The promise of oil in Canada’s north is a lemon. We’re urging the government to make lemonade.
Some Relief! Imperial Oil will not seek exemption from safety requirements to drill in the Beaufort Sea
July 9, 2015
On June 26, Imperial Oil informed the National Energy Board it would not apply as planned for an exemption from the board’s same season relief well capacity requirement.
Year-end announcement is a gift for the Beaufort Sea
January 14, 2015
The recent decision of a major oil company to abandon its proposal to circumvent a longstanding safety requirement for Arctic drilling is good news for the Arctic. WWF-Canada is not prepared to accept anything that would increase the risks of an environmental and social disaster.
Failure not an option for Arctic offshore drilling
September 10, 2014
Some of the world’s biggest oil companies want to drill deep in the waters of Canada’s Beaufort Sea and they want to do it without a proven safety net – WWF says this should not be allowed.