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Dutch government takes action in the Greenpeace Russian piracy case

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 12:09

The Dutch government today announced that it would initiate arbitration proceedings against Russia under the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea to secure the release of 28 Greenpeace International activists, plus a freelance photographer and a...

We rebut Gazprom’s absurd claims about the Arctic 30

Standard Page | 9 October, 2013 at 9:11

In a recent news item on the BBC, Artur Akopov, chief of operations on the Prirazlomnaya, made a number of absurd claims about the safety of the peaceful Greenpeace action on the side of Gazprom’s giant oil platform. In a subsequent report, the...

A passion for conservation is not piracy

Feature Story | 1 October, 2013 at 9:58

Greenpeace activists who travelled to the far north because of a shared conviction about the madness of drilling for oil are now being investigated for piracy. The obvious injustice of the situation has sparked a world-wide wave of peaceful protests.

Our Captain Fantastic

Standard Page | 15 October, 2013 at 15:41

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.

Thousands join Global Day of Solidarity for the Arctic 30

Feature Story | 8 October, 2013 at 13:38

From Bali to Helsinki, Sydney to London and all places in between, supporters of the Arctic 30 took to the streets to peacefully demonstrate outside Russian embassies and iconic locations around the world to demand their release.

World’s top climate scientists give us hope for a better future if we act now

Feature Story | 30 September, 2013 at 10:26

Thirty crew members of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are in prison in Russia, because they took peaceful action against oil drilling in the Arctic, intending to change the grim future we are constructing for ourselves and the planet with our...

9 disturbing signs pointing to a catastrophic oil spill in the Arctic

Standard Page | 24 September, 2013 at 13:53

Gazprom may not be as familiar to you as BP or Exxon, but they’re just as capable of making history with a catastrophic oil spill.

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...

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