October 31, 2011

New pioneering study reveals oil drilling is disrupting ecosystems in Alaska

A pioneering study by the Wildlife Conservation Society published on October 26, 2011 has revealed that oil drilling and development in the Alaskan Arctic is disrupting delicate ecosystems and in particular is endangering populations of migratory nesting birds.

Sources: Mongabay, http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/26/arctic-predators-caught-in-the-act/
NY Times

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