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Proposed Energy Exploration Sparks Worry on Ocean Canyons


Environment  (tags: marine life, politics, conservation, environment, destruction, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, wildlife, oceans, nature, pollution, protection, ecosystems, CO2emissions, green )

Cal
- 947 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The Atlantic Canyons off the Northeastern U.S. plunge as deep as 15,000 feet and harbor diverse and fragile marine ecosystems. Now, the Obama administration's plans to consider offshore oil and gas exploration in the canyons is troubling conservationists



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Christeen Anderson (650)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:45 am
No offshore drilling please. Thank you.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:51 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 6:00 am
Noted.
 

lee e. (114)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 7:48 am
why don't we just blow up the whole damn planet for cripes sake!!! I'm sure that way we'd get all the oil
 

pam w. (138)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 8:51 am
There HAS to be a way to do this without devastation to the ocean!
 

Lois Jordan (60)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 1:11 pm
Noted. Offshore drilling has been a known scourge to the areas its already devastated and should be stopped.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:17 pm
Noted.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:38 pm
Are these people insane?
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:49 pm
Can't they leave the oceans alone?
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:51 pm
The American Corporate Empire won't stop until our air and water are poisoned beyond all recovery. It seems profit motive trumps survival for the elites.
 

Tal H. (10)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 5:07 pm
If you kill the ocean you kill us all...we are symbiotic. Humans are idiots.
 

Nimue Pendragon (324)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 5:10 pm
Noted.
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 6:07 pm
noted thanks
 

Monica D. (580)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 7:40 pm
The world needs to switch to appropriae renewable energy. Use less oil - go car-free if you can ...
 

gary p. (5)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 11:19 pm
Reading the blog of Roz Savage as she rowed her way around the world gave everyone an insight into the extent of damage that we are doing to the world's oceans. To hear of this development is disappointing.
 

paul m. (93)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 4:18 am

Noted..
 

paul m. (93)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 4:19 am

Noted...
 

Ro H. (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:04 am
ty
 

SheilaOFFLINE S. (69)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 6:18 am
Noted. Not sure how Obama can say he is concerned about the climate on one hand, and then consider something like this on the other. Impact on the environment is all connected.
 

Jaime Alves (42)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 7:53 am
Noted.
 

David C. (236)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 8:49 am
sad....keep reminding Mr. Obama that "offshore drilling kills" and doesn't help stop climate change....
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 9:00 am
They should have elected Mother Nature as president.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 9:05 am
Thanks!
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Friday January 25, 2013, 8:21 am
These people don't seem to care about the faces that are perishing before their very eyes. Why would they care about lives that they have never seen? No one is safe from their greed.
 

Joy McRonald AWAY (144)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 5:02 am
Done earlier..
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Wednesday May 29, 2013, 7:05 pm
Do not allow this kind of exploration to save the seas and oceans.
 
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