Journey to the Barents Sea with brave people from Greenpeace to protect what is left of the paradise
This particular rig is near the Bear island (Bjørnøya), a peculiar nature reserve of extreme but delicate beauty. It is a tiny island but a haven for millions of birds who nests on the southern cliffs every year. These cliffs are one of the largest breeding/nesting place for birds north of the Arctic circle.
Because the island is for the most part of the year covered by snow, if a spill were to happen here, it would have devastating long-lasting consequences and it would be almost impossible to clean up the mess.
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