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Black ice - Russian oil disaster

Hub | August 6, 2012 at 14:58

For decades, Russia's oil giants have been polluting parts of the country's once thriving landscape, often in secret, spilling oil onto the land and into the Arctic Ocean, poisoning the water and destroying the livelihood of local communities and...

Go Beyond Oil

Hub | August 9, 2010 at 22:12

We need a team of passionate crew members that will demand clean energy solutions, who are ready to take action with us.

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...

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Global Head of Greenpeace Kumi Naidoo Faces Jail For Scaling Arctic Oil Rig

Press release | June 17, 2011 at 16:08

Greenland, June 17 2011 – The International Executive Director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo, has entered an exclusion zone to scale a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km off the coast of Greenland. He is now demanding that the rig’s master orders an...

The dangers of Arctic oil

Page | February 22, 2012 at 21:28

Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under these icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth. The risks of such an accident are ever...

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.

Protect the Arctic

Action | September 5, 2011 at 18:54

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Russia’s oil leaks – a forgotten disaster

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | May 25, 2012

It’s late in the evening, but the sun has not yet settled here in Usinsk in the northernmost part of Russia where my Russian colleague and I arrived in a storming blizzard a few days ago. Located just at the border of the Arctic,...

8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Blog entry by franziska_g | January 8, 2013

Shell's most recent 'mishap' a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in the...

Shell less than transparent about worst UK oil spill in a decade

Blog entry by Bex | August 18, 2011

As I write, Shell is working to contain an oil spill off the Aberdeenshire coast that is already, reportedly , the worst spill in UK waters for over a decade. As well as indulging in some shameless greenwashing (Shell is choosing...

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