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Japanese Whaling

Hub | 30 October, 2009 at 4:29

Greenpeace coal ship protest ends, campaign to continue

Press release | 25 April, 2013 at 12:34

Coral Sea, off Australian coast – 25 April 2013-- Six Greenpeace activists who maintained a 28 hour protest on board a coal ship as it left Australia have returned to the Rainbow Warrior and are on their way to Cairns.

Greenpeace International ship nears Murmansk port as 30 activists await possible...

Press release | 24 September, 2013 at 18:36

Sydney/Murmansk, September 24, 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is close to arriving in the port of Murmansk after being boarded by Russian authorities last week following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling.

Greenpeace International to appeal Russian court rulings as activists face long...

Press release | 27 September, 2013 at 8:57

Amsterdam/Sydney, 27 September 2013 — Greenpeace International condemned a series of Russian court rulings today which left dozens of activists in custody pending investigations into a peaceful Arctic oil protest. The group insisted it would not...

Armed Russian Coast Guard boards peaceful Greenpeace protest ship, arrests crew

Press release | 20 September, 2013 at 8:55

Pechora Sea, September 20, 2013 — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and is arresting the 25 activists on board following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling operations.

Greenpeace International dismisses Russian allegations of piracy as ‘unjustified and...

Press release | 22 September, 2013 at 13:00

Sydney/Amsterdam, September 21, 2013 - Greenpeace International has strongly rejected an allegation of piracy leveled at its ship Arctic Sunrise in the Russian Arctic, describing it as a desperate attempt to justify the illegal boarding of its...

Greenpeace activists face court for blocking BHP Billiton coal train

Press release | 15 August, 2011 at 10:39

SYDNEY, 15 August, 2011: This morning at Muswellbrook Local Court, five Greenpeace activists pleaded guilty to charges related to blocking a BHP Billiton coal train from Mt Arthur coal mine in the Hunter Valley - one of the most polluting mines...

Can farmers, Traditional Owners, and activists stop ‘unstoppable’ coal giants?

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 February, 2014

Over 100 people converge to stop the construction of Australia’s latest open-cut coal mine on 28 Jan 2014. ©Greenpeace A few weeks ago, I did something incredible and took part in my first Greenpeace action to stop work on the construction of a...

Real pirates plunder and steal

Blog entry by admin | 21 October, 2013

It is now more than 30 days since our ship was seized and our 30 friends and colleagues were arrested. They now face a charge of piracy — an absurd charge that carries a maximum 15 year jail sentence.  In the meantime pirate fishing is a real...

Our Captain Fantastic

Blog entry by admin | 15 October, 2013

Pete Willcox, who has just been refused bail and remains alone in a Russian jail cell, was my skipper on board the first Rainbow Warrior in 1984. As a crew we spent five months in a hellhole boat yard in Florida turning  the “Warrior” from a...

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