Arctic Drilling

Essays are presented which discuss drilling for petroleum in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. The essays cover the controversy from several angles and provide information on the history of oil exploration in Alaska, the history of ANWR, and important events and terms related to the discussion.

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Ugh, Wilderness!

National Review

This article focuses on the oil prospecting activity at various sites in Alaska. On the very northern cusp of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is... READ MORE »

Ban Alaskan oil exports--and protect US consumers.

Christian Science Monitor

Discusses the reasons given by United States president George W. Bush for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drill for oil and gas. READ MORE »

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Opposed to Drilling

Opposed to Drilling

National Parks

Presents a letter to the editor in opposition of oil drilling in the Arctic. READ MORE »

TEN REASONS

TEN REASONS

Sierra

Presents several reasons for opposing the drilling of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. READ MORE »

Why Oil and Wildlife Don't Mix

Why Oil and Wildlife Don't Mix

World Watch

Editorial. Focuses on the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling and development in the United States. Arctic and subarctic... READ MORE »

From the Executive Director

From the Executive Director

Greenpeace Update

An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the impact of Arctic oil drilling program on Arctic region. READ MORE »

To Drill or Not to Drill

To Drill or Not to Drill

Independent Review

Focuses on the issue of petroleum drilling by oil companies in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Complaints of environmentalists on the... READ MORE »

BP moves in on the Arctic

BP moves in on the Arctic

Ecologist

Focuses on the protests made by Greenpeace activists against BP Amoco's Arctic oil drilling. Effect of the BP Amoco oil drilling to the Arctic ice... READ MORE »

Cold Hard Cache: The Arctic Drilling Controversy

Cold Hard Cache: The Arctic Drilling Controversy

Environmental Health Perspectives

The article focuses on the offshore drilling plans in the Arctic Ocean after the explosion of British Petroleum's Deep Water Horizon oil rig in the... READ MORE »

Where the Caribou Roam

Where the Caribou Roam

Sierra

Narrates a trip to the Caribou Pass in Kongakut River in Alaska. Facts on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska; Information on a... READ MORE »

Moratorium Won't Stop Unprecedented BP Project in the Arctic

Moratorium Won't Stop Unprecedented BP Project in the Arctic

Pro Publica

A blog related to BP PLC's offshore drilling project called Liberty in the Arctic despite freeze on offshore drilling permits by the U.S. government... READ MORE »

Spin machine

Spin machine

Onearth

Reports on the debate over the drilling in the Arctic regions. Efforts of oil companies to influence the proposal; Reference to the advertisement by... READ MORE »

ConocoPhillips drops out of Arctic Power lobby group

ConocoPhillips drops out of Arctic Power lobby group

National Petroleum News

Reports that Houston, Texas-based ConocoPhillips has dropped out of the Arctic Power, a lobbying group that promotes the opening of the coastal plain... READ MORE »

Debate

Debate

Scholastic News -- Edition 4

Presents a debate on whether Congress should vote for allowing companies to drill oil at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. READ MORE »

Drilling Paradise Dry?

Drilling Paradise Dry?

Science World (Teacher's Edition)

Provides information as well as teaching materials for oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. READ MORE »

The real cost of drilling

The real cost of drilling

Christian Science Monitor

Focuses on the debate surrounding Congress' proposal to conduct exploratory drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). READ MORE »

Around the World: THE ARCTIC

Around the World: THE ARCTIC

Earth Island Journal

Provides information on the oil-drilling Northstar project of British Petroleum in the Arctic Ocean. READ MORE »

Arctic Oil: Black Gold or Fool's Gold?

Arctic Oil: Black Gold or Fool's Gold?

Animals

Discusses issues surrounding the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil drilling and development. READ MORE »

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