Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Aurora-Borealis-in-Alaska-27MZIFVAV1WZ.htmlConceptually similarAurora Borealis in AlaskaGP04BQACompleted★★★★Aurora over Whale Bone in AlaskaGP04B2TCompleted★★★★Aurora over Whale Bone in AlaskaGP04B49Completed★★★★★★People of Point Hope AlaskaGP04BRACompleted★★★★Aurora in AlaskaGP04B2VCompleted★★★★Northern Lights over CanadaGP03C0MCompleted★★★★★★Northern LightsGP03C0NCompleted★★★★★★★Northern LightsGP03C0OCompleted★★★★★★Northern LightsGP03C0TCompleted★★★★★★★View AllGP04BR0Aurora Borealis in AlaskaThe Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) above the Qajamaqtuuk feasting ground in Point Hope, Alaska. Here the local Inupiat community celebrate their successful whale hunt annually in a three-day spring feast. The whale is the cornerstone of the Inupiat culture.Locations:Alaska-Arctic-Point HopeDate:17 Sep, 2011Credit:© Rose Sjölander / 70°Maximum size:5616px X 3744pxRestrictions:Ok for Greenpeace use and for approved external Greenpeace campaign related use. Contact the photographer directly or Greenpeace UK (email@example.com) for any other external licensing or sales.Keywords:Beauty-Blue-Bones-Green-KWCI (GPI)-Night-Northern lights-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-Traditions-WhalesShoot:70° North - Arctic Documentation70° North is a multimedia project documenting the impact of climate change and resources exploration in the Arctic.Shell's plans to drill offshore in the Alaskan Arctic in 2012 has divided the native communities who now stand at a crossroads between continued benefits from industry generated revenues and protecting the marine environment they have depended on for thousands of years. Shell's proposed offshore drill site is in the path of the bowhead whale's migration route. Many Inupiat hunters are concerned about Shell's lack of spill response capabilities if licenses are granted to drill offshore in the Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seasGreenpeace is campaigning for a global sanctuary to be declared around the uninhabited area of the North Pole to save the Arctic from attempts by oil companies to exploit the region’s resources for short term profit.