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Up Against Gazprom

Video | 26 August, 2012 at 13:23

At 4am local time in Russia, six Greenpeace activists, including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, set off in three inflatable speedboats from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and scaled Gazprom's 'Prirazlomnaya' Arctic oil platform in the Arctic...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Sini Saarela, Finland

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:39

My name is Sini and I come from Finland, and I came here to protest against the oil drilling in Arctic areas. It's something that makes me really sad and angry when I get to know about these companies having these terrible plans for drilling for...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Terry Christenson, Canada

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:28

My name is Terry Chrstenson. I'm doing this action for my grandchildren and grandchildren of the planet. I think it's very arrogant of these engineers to design this rig for the North Atlantic. I think it's a catastrophe waiting to happen.

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Lars Konnertz, Germany

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:23

I'm Lars from Germany and I'm here to protest against the oil drilling operations of Gazprom and this increasing industrial use of the Arctic. It's a reckless thing to do. This is one of the very few nearly untouched spaces left on this earth...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Basil Tsimoyianis, USA

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:18

I'm Basil Tsimoyianis from the United States. And when people ask me why I'm going to the Arctic, I ask, why is anyone going to the Arctic? I hear all these numbers, that oil will be gone in 20, 50, 100 years, and get lost in it all. But the...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Kumi Naidoo, South Africa

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:06

My name is Kumi Naidoo. I'm from Africa. I'm the executive director of Greenpeace International. I am participating in this action to draw attention to the destruction that is already happening in the Arctic, and to draw attention to, if this...

Arctic Action LIVE!

Blog entry by cleronde | 24 August, 2012 61 comments

>>> UPDATE: New action is under way, read more <<<   Prirazlomnaya. It’s certainly a mouthful, but it’s also the new name – and face – of Arctic destruction today. This giant Russian platform is set to be the first to...

Activists occupying Shell icebreaker ship in Finland

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 1 May, 2012 10 comments

In an effort to prevent destructive oil drilling in the Arctic , dozens of Greenpeace Nordic activists have boarded and occupied a Shell-contracted icebreaker in Helsinki harbour as it prepared to leave for the Alaskan Arctic. At...

Jon Andreas Bergstrom

Image | 4 June, 2011 at 18:17

Andreas is an Arctic guide who lives in Svalbard.

Activists board rig off Greenland

Image | 4 June, 2011 at 14:36

180 km off the Greenland coast activists board the 53,000 tonne oil rig.

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