Indigenous communities and environmental groups are attempting to stop oil giant Equinor’s Bay du Nord deep sea oil project off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, reports Jeff Shantz.
The Bay du Nord project will drill for oil at a depth of more than 1000 metres — a first in Canada — in an area vulnerable to strong storms and icebergs, reports Marc Bonhomme.
The US administration intends to forge ahead with a plan to open up the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling in the coming weeks.
Activists from the Movement Against the Occupation of the Timor Sea (MKOTT) are mobilising public support in Timor-Leste for former Australian spy "Witness K" and his lawyer Bernard Collaery, whose trial began in Canberra on September 12.
An environment plan for petroleum exploration company Asset Energy to start seismic testing off the coast of Newcastle has been accepted by the federal regulator, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority.