Some of the most significant and well-documented impacts
include: threats from seismic testing and other industry-related
noise, daily pollution released in to the air and the water,
oil spills and global warming. The pysical make-up of the
coast of B.C. the rough waters, the frequent earthquakes,
the risk of tsunamis and the movement of currents make the
threats to the ocean ecosystem from an offshore oil and gas
industry all the more substantial.