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Aug. 18, 2008

Exxon and the Whales

by Miriam Gordon

I recently saw one of Exxon Mobil's slick new TV ads espousing Exxon's commitment to developing new technologies that will reduce global warming. I was actually very impressed. Subsequently, I opened an email from Greenpeace showing a dead beached whale, with news of a pod of rare melon-head whales that beached themselves due to seismic testing conducted by Exxon off the coast of Madagascar. Read more

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