Oil spill at BP Melbourne a #FightfortheBight reports @takvera

Activists from the Wilderness Society, Sea Shepherd, Friends of the Earth and others came together this morning outside BP Australia’s headquarters on Bourke Street Melbourne to stage a mock oil spill. They are highlighting the massive risks from BP oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight. These risks are considerable and multiple including the climate […]

BP has no right to risk the Bight’s #environment: @Wilderness_Aus comments

Just five years ago, one of the worst oil spill disasters in history shocked the world when BP’s undersea oil well, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, BP has its sights set on Australia. During the disaster, 11 workers tragically lost their lives and for 87 days, oil spewed into the Gulf […]

BP refuses release #oilspill models for deep sea drilling #SouthAustralia coast – @Takvera

The fifth anniversay of British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill has just passed. Could such a devastating oil spill happen in Australia? Conservationists with the Wilderness Society and other environmental groups say it is a distinct possibility, off Australia’s southern shores in the Great Australian Bight. And it is British Petroleum (BP) again in the […]