In a 2007 interview, scientist Charles Monnett describes performing survey flights over the Arctic Ocean, and came across "a white object in the water that looked weird," then realized "it was a drowned bear." He recorded his findings, and was dismissed from his projects as a result of an investigation by the federal Office of the Inspector General.
His lawyers argued that his findings were suppressed by the government in an attempt to squash scientific freedom and choke the credibility of government scientists whose findings might obstruct oil development. Read more...
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