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Help us stop dangerous oil drilling in the Arctic

Action | August 25, 2010 at 18:41

Edinburgh-based company Cairn Energy is actively drilling in the Arctic and holds eight oil exploration licenses off western and southwestern Greenland right in the middle of the Davis Straits - better known as 'iceberg alley'. Companies like...


Help us stop dangerous oil drilling in the Arctic

Legal ruling will not stop demand for missing oil spill plan, says Greenpeace

Press release | June 10, 2011 at 13:43

Amsterdam, 9 June 2011 – A Dutch judge today granted an injunction imposing substantial fines against Greenpeace if the organisation’s activists continue stopping drilling on a controversial Arctic oil rig.

Arctic protection is down to failure of drilling rather than genuine protection

Press release | August 3, 2011 at 20:42

Reacting to the news that the cowboy Scottish oil company Cairn Energy has abandoned a well having once again failed to find oil off Greenland, Greenpeace International campaigner Ben Ayliffe said:“The only way to to protect the Arctic from oil...

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

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 17, 2011

Kumi Naidoo, the Executive Director of Greenpeace International has crossed into an exclusion zone and scaled a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km off the coast of Greenland. At 6:45 am this morning an inflatable speedboat...

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