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Add a #FreeTheArctic30 support ribbon to your website

Blog entry by Monica Davies | October 11, 2013

So you've sent a letter to your Russian embassy , perhaps you've changed your profile picture or avatar too, but you want to do more right now? If you run a website or blog, we've got the next step for you - add a ribbon of...

WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | October 9, 2013

It’s a rare and beautiful thing when people all across the world unite in defense of peaceful protest and action on climate change. That’s what happened this past weekend when thousands of people took part in solidarity events for the...

Kumi Naidoo asks for meeting with President Putin

Feature story | October 9, 2013 at 8:12

Today, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, offering to travel to Moscow as soon as possible to meet with Putin, in an effort to end the continued incarceration of 28 peaceful...

Sini, the quiet hero

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | October 8, 2013

My friend Sini Saarela is in jail in Murmansk, along with many other Greenpeace International activists. They are some of the first people in the world to face long jail sentences because they followed their conviction and acted...

A fisherman's wish

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | October 7, 2013

Honourable Members, I am writing this note to you before embarking on my pirogue to be able to feed my family. I trusted you in 2012 and would like to renew that confidence in 2017. But first, I want you to make my voice heard at...

Taking Parliament to the Oceans

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 12:06

As West African oceans face unprecedented pressure from international fishing vessels, Greenpeace is holding a workshop with Senegalese parliamentarians to discuss the impending crisis – and ways to turn it all around.

PICS: Day of Solidarity to Free the Arctic 30

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 8:30

This weekend, over a hundred people around the country took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after a peaceful protest in the Arctic.

Solidarity activities to Free the Arctic 30 take place in 140 cities worldwide

Press release | October 6, 2013 at 10:04

Over a hundred people around the country today took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after they were detained aboard a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic.

Free The Arctic 30 Global Day of Action

Image gallery | October 5, 2013

Emergency global day of solidarity planned in 80 cities to free the Arctic 30

Press release | October 4, 2013 at 13:54

Johannesburg/Dakar– On Saturday October 5th, thousands of people in South Africa and Senegal will take part in an emergency global day of solidarity with the Arctic 30, organised by Greenpeace.

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