Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/People-of-Point-Hope-in-Alaska-27MZIFVAV06C.htmlConceptually similarPeople of Point Hope in AlaskaGP04BQHCompleted★★★★People of Point Hope AlaskaGP04BRDCompleted★★★★Unloading Groceries in AlaskaGP04BGLCompleted★★★★Point Hope in AlaskaGP04BR9Completed★★★★Inupiat Traditional Mask in AlaskaGP04BQNCompleted★★★★Inupiat Traditional Mask in AlaskaGP04BQOCompleted★★★★People of Point Hope in AlaskaGP04BQCCompleted★★★★People of Point Hope AlaskaGP04BRACompleted★★★★Traditional Music and Dance in AlaskaGP04BRBCompleted★★★★View AllGP04BQFPeople of Point Hope in AlaskaLydia Nashookpuk is concerned that offshore drilling will have detrimental impacts on the Arctic Ocean ecosystem. "It is putting our subsistence and culture at risk. It will kill the animals we rely on for our survival. The animals are who we are," she says while carrying her five-year-old daughter Tatyana. The people of Point Hope have survived in the harsh Arctic conditions because of the nutrition offered by the whale. The US Coast Guard calls an oil spill in Arctic waters a nightmare scenario.Locations:Alaska-Arctic-Point HopeDate:18 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:Children-Cold-Eye contact-Indigenous People-Inupiat-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Night-Outdoors-Portraits-Primary school age (5-9)-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-Traditional clothing-Two people-WomenShoot: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.