Friday, November 28, 2008
Oil Industry Effects on Whaling
Alaska Natives, especially Eskimo hunters from Barrow, rely on whales in their subsistence way of life, but something has messed with the fall migration of the bow head whales. Well, lately oil and gas companies have been doing off-shore drilling and exploration for future prospects. Alaskans’ believe that what we are seeing in an accumulative effect of the off-shore activities, especially seismic exploration.