Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Delivering-Supplies-in-Alaska-27MZIFVADWYE.htmlConceptually similarUnloading Groceries in AlaskaGP04BGLCompleted★★★★Children on Beach in WainwrightGP04BG3Completed★★★★Children on Beach in WainwrightGP04BGDCompleted★★★★Mayor Election Candidate in AlaskaGP04CRVCompleted★★★★People of Point Hope in AlaskaGP04BQYCompleted★★★★Grocery Store Manager in AlaskaGP04BGPCompleted★★★★Election Poster in AlaskaGP04CQKCompleted★★★★Flying Wainwright to Barrow in AlaskaGP04BGNCompleted★★★★Community Gathering in Point HopeGP046BWCompleted★★★★★★View AllGP04BGQDelivering Supplies in AlaskaAll supplies are flown into to Wainwright making the cost incredibly high compared to the rest of the U.S. The living standard has risen in Wainwright during the past decades. Borough Mayor candidate and ex community Liaison to Shell, George Ahmaogak, is concerned for the future and the big debts the federal government has. “I have always spoken out against offshore drilling and personally I don’t think they are ready for it yet. But on the other hand new oil has to be found and our society is dependent on taxes from the industry for our services like hospitals and schools. It is very expensive to live up here,” he says.Locations:Alaska-Arctic-Arctic Coastal Plain-North America-United States of America-WainwrightDate:17 Oct, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any other external licensing or sales.Keywords:Aeroplanes-Boxes-Cold-Day-Food-Inupiat-KWCI (GPI)-Men-One person-Outdoors-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-Transportation-TrucksShoot: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.