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Audrey Vs The Machine

Video | June 18, 2015 at 9:35

June 17 2015, Pacific Ocean: Audrey Siegl, a Musqueam woman from British Columbia, Canada, who is also a renowned public speaker, stands in a Greenpeace rhib launched from the MY Esperanza holding her arm out in front her, defiantly signalling...

How does solar work in the Arctic?

Blog entry by Duncan Martin | August 31, 2016

Solar in the Arctic at first seems to be an oxymoron. After all, it is dark in the Arctic for nearly half the year. But then again, it's light for half the year too – just like on the rest of the earth! PHOTO:  Arctic sunshine ...

So loud it can kill a whale

Blog entry by mtemperm | August 31, 2016

Seismic blasting is threatening life in the Arctic. All life. Seismic blasting — a process of firing loud air guns into the ocean in search of oil — is threatening life in the Arctic. Marine mammals like belugas, bowheads and...

Harper’s Destructive Arctic Legacy

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | September 4, 2013

© Jason Ransom / PMO Making frequent appearances in news stories of Stephen Harper’s annual trip to the north last month was the word "legacy." For some time now, journalists and political junkies have been eyeing Harper’s northern...

Minister Baird remains silent as Canadian Greenpeace activists held in Russia

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | December 17, 2013

It has been nearly three months since Russian authorities illegally took control of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, jailing its passengers and crew following their attempt to peacefully protest Arctic oil drilling in international...

The old man and the sea of oil

Blog entry by Maria Favorsky | August 19, 2015

Lake Imlor is nestled deep within the Russian taiga in western Siberia. More than half of Russia's oil production comes from the surrounding region. For the Indigenous Khanty people who live here, the lake is sacred. They have...

OMFG Arctic Victory FTW

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | October 1, 2015

Holy s%*#T. You did it.   Do you want to know what victory tastes like? Sweet, sweet triumph ? Of course you do. Just Google “Shell” and “Arctic” right now, and you’ll get a delicious taste. You’ll see phrases like...

My Arctic Home

Blog entry by Clara Natanine | August 24, 2016

I live in Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) in the Canadian Arctic. Most people have never heard of my town. It's 450 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle with a population of roughly one thousand people. We are isolated from much of the...

New Hope for the Arctic?

Blog entry by John Hocevar | April 26, 2013

Often as an environmental campaigner, I find myself thinking the planet would be in much better shape if more thought was given, and caution taken, before industries are given free rein to exploit its precious natural resources. Not to...

It’s time we gave Shell the recognition they deserve

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | January 15, 2013

It’s not every day you’re asked to hand out an award. Especially not to Shell. But today, after a lengthy series of mishaps in the Arctic, the time has finally come. Do you, like us, think that Shell is the most irresponsible company...

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