Prime Minister Turnbull protect the Bight from Oil Drilling
In October 2016, community action forced BP to abandon its plans to drill in the pristine marine wilderness of the Great Australian Bight. In October 2017, U.S. Oil Giant Chevron followed suit.
The tireless work and bravery of Australian communities standing up to Big Oil is paying off. But there is one more Big Oil giant that needs to go. Norwegian oil giant, Statoil, took over two of BP’s cast-off leases earlier this year.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to step in and rescind ALL oil and gas exploration leases in the pristine Bight, and protect this pristine marine wilderness.
Linda Irwin, the Kangaroo Island local (pictured below), knows what’s at risk better than most. If a spill were to occur in the Bight, Kangaroo Island’s coastline would be covered in oil. Sign the petition and join the groundswell against Big Oil.
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The Bight is one of our most diverse marine sanctuaries, home to over 36 species of whales and dolphins, and a vital breeding ground for the endangered southern right whale. It’s no place to drill for oil.