Posts Tagged ‘Shell’

Curious Mussel Shell Arrowheads in Norway’s Mountains Confound Archaeologists

​It’s not the first time archaeologists in Norway have discovered ancient arrows melting out of mountainsides. But it is the first time arrows made from mussel shells have been found. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Greenpeace activists board vessel carrying Shell oil platform

Activists from environmental group Greenpeace boarded a vessel contracted to Shell as it sailed in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, demanding that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant “stop drilling and start paying”. Source

Stefanos Tsitsipas: ‘Greece is also a kind of shell for me’

The Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the final of the Stockholm tournament but unfortunately lost to Against Holger Rune. In his previous match he spoke about his love of Greece during a on court interview. In the same interview, Stefanos Tsitsipas revealed that he is very proud to represent his country. “Greece is my home.… […]

Energy Rationing Could Last For Years, Warns Shell CEO

The CEO of oil and gas giant Shell has warned that gas shortages across Europe may last for several winters and that energy rationing may be required. CEO Ben van Beurden made the comments at a press conference in Norway on Monday where he said he does not believe the current energy crisis will be “limited to just one […]

Ukrainian Troops Shell Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant Overnight, Local Authorities Say

ENERGODAR, Ukraine (Sputnik) – Ukrainian troops launched an attack against the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant overnight, using an Uragan multiple rocket launcher, with shrapnel and a rocket engine falling at 400 meters (1,312 feet) from the station’s operating power unit, the military and civil administration of the city of Energodar said. “Last night, the Ukrainian […]

As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits

Soaring profits at two of the UK’s biggest energy companies have been described as an “insult” to millions of people struggling amid the cost of living crisis as the high oil and gas prices are […] The post As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits appeared first on […]

As BP, Shell, ExxonMobil Announce Cutting Ties to Russia, Oil Baron Charles Koch Remains Silent About His Sprawling Russian Operations

British Petroleum (BP), Shell, ExxonMobil and Norwegian oil and gas producer, Equinor, have all released statements indicating they are severing business ties with Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. But billionaire oil baron Charles Koch, who has sat at the helm of Koch Industries for more than half a century, has been unusually […]

Kai-Awase: Elegant Shell Matching Pastime Of The Nobility During Heian Japan

Coming in an infinite number of shapes and colors, seashells have been used as a medium of exchange for centuries in a variety of locations, such as many Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean islands, as well as North America, Africa and the Caribbean. Seashells have also played a role in religion and spirituality, as they […]

Russian Forces Shell Ukraine’s 2nd Largest City And Menace Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian strikes pounded the central square in Ukraine’s second-largest city and other civilian sites Tuesday in what the country’s president condemned as a blatant campaign of terror by Moscow. “Nobody will forgive. Nobody will forget,” vowed President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. At the same time, a 40-mile convoy of hundreds of Russian tanks […]

African Remains Discovered in Prehistoric Shell Heap in Portugal

In an intriguing discovery, the remains of an African man who died just 350 years ago have been found buried in a prehistoric shell midden in Amoreira in Portugal. The middens in Amoreira and other sites in the Muge region are known to archaeologists as cemeteries of the last hunter-gatherers who lived there 8,000 years […]

Court order blocks Shell’s seismic surveys off South Africa’s Wild Coast

A petition by environmentalists, Indigenous groups and fisheries organizations succeeded in temporarily halting oil giant Shell’s plans to conduct seismic surveys off South Africa’s Wild Coast to prospect for oil and gas reserves below the seabed. Conservation groups cited the potential impact on the breeding grounds of southern right whales and humpback whales, and the […]

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell oil is planning to spend the next several months searching for deep-sea oil and gas reserves off the coastline in South Africa. This move comes with much backlash from environmentalists and advocates who believe these big underwater explosions will continue to contribute to the climate crisis and will disrupt marine life.  The coastline is […]

Were Bizmoune Cave Shell Beads A Form Of Ancient ID?

Humans were adorning their persons to make fashion statements 142,000 to 150,000 ago, according to a new analysis of the sea snail shell jewelry beads found in Morocco’s Bizmoune Cave. Conducted by a team of anthropologists from Morocco’s National Institute of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (INSAP) as well as the University of Arizona in the […]

Shell Is Tricking Drivers With Its Carbon Neutral Campaign

Above Photo: The advertisements being challenged are part of Shell Canada’s Drive Carbon Neutral program, which launched in November 2020. Szabolcs Toth / Unsplash. If you find yourself filling up at a Shell station across Canada, you’ll likely be greeted by an ad, one that ensures you can drive “carbon neutral” if you participate in […]

Oil Giant Shell Sets Sights on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Take-Off

LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell plans to start producing low-carbon jet fuel at scale by 2025, in an attempt to encourage the world’s airlines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Aviation, accounting for 3 percent of the world’s carbon emissions, is considered one of the toughest sectors to tackle due to a lack of alternative technologies to jet […]

The US Military Shell Game: Reports Of Looming US Drawdown From Iraq Whilst NATO Mission Expands

According to reports, US officials agree that by the end of 2021 American ground forces in Iraq should be out of the country, leaving behind their air-force as the primary aid to the Iraqi governments fight against ISIS cells operating in the country – But is this the reality? The reports of a coming US […]

Court In Netherlands Orders Royal Dutch Shell To Cut Carbon Emissions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activist groups. The ruling Wednesday by The Hague District Court could set a precedent for similar cases against polluting multinationals around […]

Labor ‘Shell-Shocked’ By By-Blection Loss

Labor is “shell-shocked” at the “terrible” result of a NSW by-election that saw its primary vote slide backwards and the center-right Liberal-National government retain the marginal seat, NSW opposition leader Jodi McKay says. McKay told reporters on Sunday she was “devastated” by the Upper Hunter result. The Upper Hunter is a coal mining region. “We […]

BREAKING: Scientists disrupt opening day of Shell sponsored ‘Our Future Planet’

At 10:30 AM on Wednesday 19th May, a group of scientists from Extinction Rebellion locked themselves to a mechanical tree in the Science Museum, the centerpiece of the Shell sponsored Our Future Planet exhibition. The group, who used bicycle cables and D-locks to lock themselves inside the exhibit on the opening day, explained that the […]

Israel’s IronSource set to list its shares via shell company deal

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Shell Oil defeated by Nigerian villagers in oil pollution case

After a 13-year legal battle, a small group of Nigerian farmers won their pollution case against Shell Oil.  These four farmers, along with Friends of the Earth Netherlands, took Shell to court after the oil giant contaminated their lands with years of oil spills.  #Shell has today been defeated in court by Nigerian farmers. This […]

Court Orders Shell To Pay Nigerian Farmers Over Oil Spills

Above photo: The case was initiated by four farmers and the Friends of the Earth campaign group, who were seeking reparations for lost income from contaminated land and waterways. Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters. The energy company’s Nigerian subsidiary must pay out over a 2008 case, Court of Appeal in The Hague rules. A Dutch court […]

Energy giant Shell liable for Nigeria oil spill, Dutch court rules

A Dutch court has ordered Shell’s local subsidiary in Nigeria to compensate four farmers whose land was damaged by oil leaks in 2004 and 2005. The appeals court in The Hague said Shell Nigeria was responsible for multiple cases of oil pollution in the long-running case, a test of how far Netherlands-based multinational companies are […]

SHELL – Trump firma a última hora proyecto de alivio de COVID

Donald Trump finalmente firmó el paquete de ayuda de covid y financiamiento gubernamental de 2.3 billones de dólares. La medida del presidente saliente terminó con días de estancamiento después de que se negó a firmar el proyecto de ley, que incluye 900 mil millones de dólares en alivio del coronavirus. Había calificado el proyecto de […]

Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce climate change, enraging advocates and activists

On Monday, Shell put out a Twitter poll asking what YOU are willing to change to help reduce emissions:  📊 What are you willing to change to help reduce emissions? #EnergyDebate — Shell (@Shell) November 2, 2020 As one could imagine, this tweet did not go over very well. According to Green Matters, out of […]

Jewish Shell Games, Mind Rapes and Final Solutions

BY LINH DINH You mixed up farewell to an epoch with the beginning of a new one,Inspiration of hatred with lyrical beauty;Blind force with accomplished shape. –Czeslaw Milosz (“Dedication”) There’s a rather innocuous painting by Peter Saul called “Bathroom Sex Murder,” so this article’s title is also a harmless joke. It’s better than “My Summer […]

Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell

At least one protester was arrested after demonstrators representing climate advocacy group, Extinction Rebellion, gathered outside Shell Centre, the London headquarters of the major oil firm, and spray-painted the word “LIES” on the building entrance. The activist group had planned the demonstration for early Friday but minutes into the protest the graffiti painter, a young […]

Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell

At least one protester was arrested after demonstrators representing climate advocacy group, Extinction Rebellion, gathered outside Shell Centre, the London headquarters of the major oil firm, and spray-painted the word “LIES” on the building entrance. The activist group had planned the demonstration for early Friday but minutes into the protest the graffiti painter, a young […]

Southern California Tortoise with Cracked Shell Gets $4,000 Repair

A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego is recovering after veterinarians used screws, zip ties and denture material to make repairs. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the 90-pound male African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. […]

15 civilians injured in rocket shell attacks on Damascus and its countryside

SANA– Fifteen civilians were injured as terrorist organizations, positioned in eastern Ghouta, targeted the residential neighborhoods in Damascus and its countryside with rocket shells. A number of shells were fired by the terrorist organizations on the houses of the people in al-Zahera neighborhood on Saturday, wounding eight civilians, while four civilians were injured due to […]

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