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U.S. Judge in Alaska Blocks Attempt to Open Arctic, Atlantic to Expanded Drilling

U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in Alaska overturned President Donald Trump’s attempt to open areas in the Arctic and Atlantic to oil and gas leasing. According to Reuters, Gleason referenced the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and noted that while presidents can withdraw from oil and gas leasing, only Congress can add new leasing areas into the program. Read

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“Ocean Shock” Interactive Web Series Details Disaster Trends for Fish Worldwide

Reuters reporters and photographers spent more than a year collecting stories and little-reported data for a series revealing a natural disaster unfolding beneath the sea. Their findings, released this week in a multi-media interactive web series called “Ocean Shock”, include the following: Fish are moving 10 times farther on average than land animals affected by rising temperatures; In the U.S.

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