Locals on the coast of South Australia, where BP hopes to begin exploratory drilling, are nervous about the risks posed to the ocean and the threat to their livelihood

You wouldn’t ride a rollercoaster if you weren’t certain that all the bolts were sound. Yet, as reported in the Guardian on Monday, that’s just the risk being being taken with an oil-rig headed for the Great Australian Bight.

Oil and gas multinational BP plans to drill in the near pristine waters of the Great Australian Bight, posing a terrible hazard to the future of the state. Now is the time to stop this threat before the fossil fuel industry takes hold.

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Source: Guardian Environment