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Where Does Your Member of Congress Stand on Offshore Drilling?

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland
The decision about the future of offshore leasing has major climate, community, and wildlife implications. NRDC has updated our digital tool to track where members of Congress stand on offshore oil and gas drilling.

Time for U.S. to Kick the Habit of Offshore Drilling

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland
The Biden administration prepares a new five-year plan to lease ocean areas to fossil fuel companies for profit, and business as usual is not an option. Let's look at how we got here.

Marine Life: The Casualties of Offshore Drilling

Expert BlogUnited StatesZanagee Artis

The Biden Administration can protect marine ecosystems, and the Alaska and Gulf communities that rely on them, by offering no new offshore oil and gas leases.

Gulf Whale Artist Series: Composer Spotlights Endangered Whale

Expert BlogUnited StatesLexi Nutkiewicz
New Orleans-based composer Cory Diane is a recent graduate from Tulane University with an M.A. in Music Composition, where their work centers on the ecological complexity and vibrancy of the Gulf of Mexico. In their contemporary electroacoustic piece “Reverie for the…

Oregon Must Do More to Reduce Entanglements

Expert BlogOregon, United StatesDr. Francine Kershaw

Help our West Coast marine life and ask the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to require stronger management measures.

Remembering Roger Payne, Maestro of the Seas

Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalJoel Reynolds

Celebrated whale researcher, bio-acoustician, and conservation activist combined love of science, music, and the oceans in life-long battle to save the planet.

Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing—the Next Carbon Bomb?

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland
President Biden’s decision on the next offshore oil and gas leasing program is expected just as polling shows that a majority of voters do not want to expand offshore drilling.

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