In January we invited Pacific Environment to tell us about Shell Oil’s Sakhalin Project, the largest oil project in the world. Unsurprisingly, this project has wreaked havoc on the ecosystem and people of Sakhalin, an island in the Russian Far East. Here local activist Dmitry Lisitsyn and Sara Moore tell Betsy about the citizens of Sakhalin and their fight for the only land that they can call home.
The politics are complicated, the corporate profiteering is staggering, the people of Sakhalin are secure in their human rights, and the game is not yet over. LISTEN (11 min)