The alliance is made up of hundreds of individuals and organisations who want to end drilling once and for all.
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The first oil spill of 2024 apparently occurred just days after the start of the year and only days before the vote on the government’s Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill.View at Oceana UK
There is a tragedy playing out now in UK seas. Drilling for oil and gas is leaving our ocean wildlife deafened, choking and defeated. The ear-splitting seismic blasts come first, in the exploration phase. A noise 100,000 times more intense than a jet engine sends shock waves through the ocean. It’s followed by a toxic cocktail of pollutants, including neurotoxins, microplastics and the deadly oil itself. These blight our internationally important marine wildlife, from whales to whitebait.View
As the UK government promises to ‘max out’ oil and gas in the North Sea, despite dire warnings from climate scientists, a new group – the Ocean Alliance Against Offshore Drilling – has formed to raise the alarm around the severe risk to marine wildlife posed by these developments.View