Shell. Wildlife destroyer of the year

Shell is sponsoring the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. Yet Shell is one of the most environmentally destructive companies.

We show the real impact on wildlife, the environment and people of Shell's operations around the world.

Nigeria

Rupokwu spill fire Goi mangrovesOil leak on Ogoni land

Oil spill in Niger Delta  A gas flare in Eraks Saro-Wiwa poster fish

Saro-Wiwa poster oil

Images © Ifieniya Lott/Women Light Foundation, Nigeria, Brian Shaad & Elaine Gilligan/Friends of the Earth, Emily Johns (posters)

Sakhalin, Russia

Sakhalin Environment Sakhalin Island people Instalation of Shell's Sakhalin II pipeline through forest on Sakhalin Island

Sea ice around Sakhalin Western Pacific grey whale Western Pacific grey whale with sea traffic

Images © Nick Rau/Friends of the Earth, Sakhalin Environment Watch, Gravilov/Greenpeace

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Caribou infront of mountains in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Porcupine River caribou herd in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Muskox in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Images © Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

County Mayo, Ireland

Broadhaven bay Platform in Broadhaven bay

Images © Indymedia Ireland

Other

Black Wednesday in Durban Asfaltmeer, Curacao

Images © Desmond D'Sa/SDCEA, Humane Care Foundation - Curaçao

 

News update

Success: Shell abandons wildlife prize
After 2 years of campaigning, Shell walk away from their sponsorship of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Resource

Shell. Wildlife Destroyer of the Year?
(PDF† 60K) October 2006
This briefing outlines some of the impacts that Shell is currently having on wildlife, as well as highlighting the hypocracy of Shell sponsoring the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Further information

Shell Oiled Wildlife
Find out from Rising Tide about the devastating affect of Shell's activities on wildlife, on human communities and on the global climate, from their Tragic History Museum website.

Art not oil
Art Not Oil is a rolling exhibition aimed at encouraging artists to create work that explores the damage that companies like BP and Shell are doing to the planet, and the role art can play in counteracting that damage.