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Seven of us climbed up that drillship to stop Arctic drilling, but 133,000 of us came...

Blog entry by Bunny | February 27, 2012

As we sat anxiously in the office last Friday waiting for the 'we made it' call we never dreamed that four days later we would have witnessed such a massive media storm, such overwhelming global support and such tenacity from our...

Thank you from Kumi

Blog entry by rto | June 22, 2011

Global Greenpeace head Kumi Naidoo and his fellow activist Ulvar Arnkvaern have now been released from custody and are renewing their call for Cairn Energy to release it's Arctic oil spill response plan. In this video Kumi talks...

2011 on track for lowest Arctic sea ice extent ever

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | June 22, 2011

The latest graph out of the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Centre paints a chilling picture of our warming world. It shows that we are currently on track to surpass 2007 for the lowest extent of Arctic sea ice since satellite...

The writing is on the wall as Kumi Naidoo is released from jail and deported

Blog entry by rto | June 22, 2011 1 comment

Today Kumi Naidoo, the global head of Greenpeace, has been deported from Greenland after four days in jail for his part in a month of direct action on Cairn Energy's Arctic oil rig Leiv Eiriksson.  Kumi, like the other 20...

Kumi Naidoo boards Arctic oil rig demanding Cairn’s oil spill response plan

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 17, 2011 1 comment

UPDATE: Kumi Naidoo and his fellow activist Ulvar Arnkvaern have now been released from custody and are renewing their call for Cairn Energy to release it's Arctic oil spill response plan. Watch a video of Kumi's return to Amsterdam...

Greenpeace vows to continue campaign as navy ends arctic oil rig occupation

Blog entry by rnieto | June 2, 2011 1 comment

2 June 2011 (Greenland) – Greenpeace campaigners who scaled an Arctic oil rig and prevented deep water drilling off the coast of Greenland for four days have vowed to continue their campaign after climbers believed to be from the...

Arctic ice melting faster as Canada turns away from climate policy

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | May 4, 2011 1 comment

Media are reporting that scientists with the Arctic Council see evidence that ice in the Arctic is melting faster than they expected.  This disturbing news comes right after the Harper government won a majority government. The...

Arctic Future: Not Behind Closed Doors !

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 29, 2010 2 comments

Greenpeace challenges closed-door meeting of Arctic “petroleum club” 29 March 2010 (Chelsea, Quebec) – As five foreign ministers hole up in the Gatineau Hills today to divide the resources beneath the Arctic Ocean,...

The Whirlpool

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | July 22, 2009 4 comments

From the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Blog Swirling vortices, bright blue rivers, earthquakes, icequakes and 24-hour sunshine. Welcome to the weird world of the Arctic Sunrise, at Petermann Glacier, 81 degrees 11.272 minutes north, 61...

Narwhals become canaries of climate change?

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 4, 2008 3 comments

A study published earlier this year in the journal Ecological Applications identified the narwhal as the species the most vulnerable to climate change. Sadly, we saw evidence of this tragic vulnerability as hundreds of these mythical...

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