Role reversal: naturalists drill on donated oil land


An article in the Washington Post describes a seriously stupid situation betwen the Nature Conservancy and Mobil (the oil company).

It all started when Mobil gave the Nature Conservancy some land in order to protect an endangered bird. Mobil was going to forego exploration on the land in order to save the species.

Guess who decided it would be a good place to test the concept of drilling in areas with endangered species? Yep, the Nature Conservancy...