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Latest score: Arctic 2 - Oil industry 0!

Blog entry by Truls Gulowsen | March 8, 2013

Shell’s spectacular series of mishaps in Alaska has definitely not been going down unnoticed in the oil industry. The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil is slowing down plans to drill for oil in US Arctic waters after Shell’s...

Obama's climate legacy will start when Shell’s Arctic drilling stops

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | February 26, 2013

Since Shell's Kulluk rig ran aground off Alaska, the US Department of Interior and the US Coast Guard have both launched independent investigations to find out what went wrong with the company's drilling operations in the far north. ...

“The Arctic Expedition” International Youth Forum: A Russian Pro-Oil PR Project?

Blog entry by Allen Brett Campeau* | March 16, 2015 2 comments

Russia and the Arctic Region have long held a special fascination for me as a young Arctic scientist and policy wonk, so you can imagine my excitement when I learned about the International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition”, a...

Polar bear takes action for the Arctic in Downtown Vancouver

Blog entry by Alexandra Roper, volunteer | October 11, 2012 1 comment

While walking down Granville Street early Friday morning, you may have been shocked at the sight before your eyes. Not a usual frequenter of our city, a polar bear was spotted roaming around the streets looking sad and homeless. ...

It’s not often you can say that you made history

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka, Greenpeace International | July 24, 2012

This week, people like you and me, all around the world, stood up to #tellshell – no. We don’t have as much money as Shell but we do have courage and creativity on our side and with a million people already signed up to our scroll to...

Setting Sail for the Arctic

Blog entry by Diego Creimer & Holly Postlethwaite | June 29, 2012

The time is now. With the northern summer as the backdrop, Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza cast off this week and set sail for the Arctic. Leaving a little later than the Shell boats and carrying a very diffent type...

'Save the Arctic' Lego Protest in Canada

Image | July 1, 2014 at 10:30

Greenpeace creates a protest scene with LEGO figures in front of at Parliament Hill, home to Canada's Federal Government in Ottawa. Greenpeace is urging Lego to cut ties with Shell and help 'Save the Arctic." For the last few years Shell has been...

Telling the Arctic Truth

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | April 24, 2013

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” — Oscar Wilde With so much at stake in the Arctic, and so much mind-boggling corporate ineptitude at play in places like...

Stop Shell Canada and Harper from dumping a known toxic chemical in our oceans!

Blog entry by Mark Brooks, Arctic Campaigner | July 30, 2015 1 comment

ACT: Oil spills in the ocean are toxic enough, adding COREXIT makes it  52 times more toxic .  Click here to email Environment Canada today  and ask them to ban COREXIT.  In yet another case of the Harper government ignoring...

Want to experience climate change ? Visit the North…

Blog entry by Kiera Kolson | October 31, 2012 3 comments

You may think  the Arctic is mostly unpopulated, given that in some areas you could travel for weeks without seeing a soul. But the staggering increase of the world’s population is putting a lot of pressure on the pristine ice, lands...

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