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Indigenous Peoples put Arctic Council on alert as Canada becomes new chair

Feature story | May 13, 2013 at 1:00

On the eve of the Arctic Council meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, where Canada will take the chair of the Council, a pan-Arctic Indigenous conference has generated 15 new signatories to a joint statement in opposition to Arctic drilling, which now...

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Worldwide protests mark two months in Russian detention for Arctic 30

Blog entry by Natalie Caine, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign | November 18, 2013

This past weekend t housands of people took part in peaceful protests and solidarity events in 263 cities, in 43 countries to express their support for the 30 people detained on a Greenpeace International ship by armed Russian security...

Join us in Ottawa: Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | December 13, 2013

Join our upcoming Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil in Ottawa and show your love for the Arctic and support for these brave individuals that still need our help. The Arctic 30 are a courageous group of people who were illegally detained in...

Upcoming Save the Arctic Flash Mob in Toronto!

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | July 17, 2013 1 comment

In light of the recent Lac Megantic train and oil transport disaster in Quebec, we know the impacts of our addiction to oil can be devastating.  Our condolences and hearts are with the people of Lac Magantic. Our campaign to...

Getting creative to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | August 7, 2013

The morning of July 27th, 2013 I woke up in Toronto thinking about the Arctic...and water balloons.  I know, it doesn't really sound like the two things are connected and I bet nobody else on the planet has ever woke up thinking about...

Can dolphins hear Arctic drilling even before it starts?

Blog entry by Christy Ferguson | August 14, 2013 1 comment

“This is Christy Ferguson, calling from the bridge of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise ... On behalf of Greenpeace and over 3 million Arctic Defenders around the world, we demand that you cease all preparations for oil drilling and...

Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov | August 26, 2013 16 comments

In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard threatened to fire on a Greenpeace ship...

Show some love for the Arctic this holiday season

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | December 16, 2013

This December, as you celebrate holidays and the turning of the New Year with those you love, we ask you to share some of that love with the Arctic and your gratitude for the Arctic 30. These brave people went to the Arctic in...

Our Arctic Sunrise is coming home

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | June 6, 2014

Earlier this morning we had a remarkable phone call from Murmansk. It was from the team of lawyers representing Greenpeace International telling us that the Russian Investigative Committee (IC) had decided to release the Arctic...

New video sees children at heart of LEGO campaign

Blog entry by Ian Duff | August 5, 2014 1 comment

No one loves LEGO as much as a seven year old who's just built their first masterpiece. But everyone who has played with the toy carries the joy of their inner child on through life. That's why LEGO is such a desirable brand for Shell...

Support Arctic communities organizing against the food crisis

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | February 2, 2015

Arctic communities have been taking action for years to expose the outrageously high food prices that are exacerbating poverty in Canada’s North.  This includes crowd sourced reporting like this Nunavut Food Prices tumblr account...

BREAKING: Greenpeace US activists stop Shell vessel as it attempts to leave port for...

Blog entry by Ryan Schleeter | July 29, 2015

The next big step in the fight to save the Arctic is happening right now. Greenpeace US activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block a Shell Oil vessel from leaving port for Alaskan waters.

YouTube duo AsapSCIENCE travels with Greenpeace to Save the Arctic!

Blog entry by Ray To | September 8, 2016

Creators of popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, travelled aboard the Arctic Sunrise to learn more about Greenpeace's work in the Canadian Arctic. Mitch and Greg have garnered a following of...

Arctic Home: Stories of Hope & Courage with Greenpeace & Emma Thompson

Blog entry by Lydie Padilla | August 25, 2016 1 comment

Join Greenpeace and Oscar-winning actress and activist Emma Thompson for a night of incredible stories as well as digital and art installations that will allow you to witness the breathtaking beauty of the Arctic and learn about the...

How 3 million people climbed Europe's tallest building

Blog entry by James Turner, Head of Arctic Communications | July 17, 2013

It was still dark when Victoria and five other young women emerged from a customized truck to climb the Shard, Europe's biggest skyscraper. She was carrying a backpack weighing about 30 pounds -- about as heavy as a suitcase for a two...

Save the Arctic Toonie Sticker

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | September 9, 2013

Inspired by the Dogwood Initiative’s brilliant ‘No Tankers’ loonie sticker , Greenpeace has created a ‘Save the Arctic’ toonie sticker! The polar bear is a symbol of the Arctic and the North, and on a normal toonie you can see an...

Arctic Ambassadors campaign across Canada to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | October 10, 2013

In August, Greenpeace posed a challenge to our supporters across Canada.  We asked them to step up to our Arctic Ambassador Petition Competition , becoming campaigners for the Arctic and growing our movement in their own networks...

Open your eyes to effects of climate change

Blog entry by Ruth Davis | November 11, 2013

November, and another UN climate conference opens against the backdrop of a devastating and heart-breaking storm. Tens of thousands have lost their lives and hundreds of thousands their homes in typhoon Haiyan - in an event that is...

Is there a future for Greenland without Arctic oil?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | March 17, 2014

For the past four years I've been visiting the beautiful country of Greenland, trying to prevent dangerous oil drilling that would cause havoc to the unique and fragile wildlife and nature here. But ever since I started working in...

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