Inuit supporting Nunavut marine park applaud Shell’s oil-lease donation

Following Shell Canada’s announcement to voluntarily surrender its rights to a swath of exploratory oil-gas permits near Lancaster Sound June 8, Nunavummiut were quick to applaud the gesture which clears the way for an expanded national marine conservation park in one of the Arctic’s most precious areas for marine wildlife.

Nunatsiaq Online

Last updated on 09 June 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
Threats: 
Energy production and mining