Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Local-Youth-in-Alaska-27MZIFVAZHCF.htmlConceptually similarLocal Youth in AlaskaGP04BGFCompleted★★★★Basketball Court in AlaskaGP04BH0Completed★★★★Wainwright in AlaskaGP04BGCCompleted★★★★Unloading Groceries in AlaskaGP04BGLCompleted★★★★Wainwright in AlaskaGP04BGMCompleted★★★★Local Children in AlaskaGP04BGSCompleted★★★★Wainwright in AlaskaGP04BGZCompleted★★★★Flying into Barrow in AlaskaGP04BGTCompleted★★★★Search and Rescue Team in AlaskaGP04BGVCompleted★★★★View AllGP04BGKLocal Youth in Alaska"Sold." Amy, Molly, Ada, Nathan, Bobo and Jay Jay show off their hand sign particular to Wainwright. Sport is a lifeline for the youth of the North Slope. Basketball is hugely popular here, with each city fiercely competing against each other to be best in the state. "We don't know much about the industrial plans." Shell are expected to soon announce if they will continue to prepare to drill in 2012's open water season. The oil giant plan to bring a pipeline onshore outside the remote coastal community.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:Children-Cold-Fun-Hands-Happiness-Inupiat-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Medium group of people-Night-Outdoors-Overhead power lines-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-Shadows-SnowShoot: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.