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Shell oil rig grounding highlights risk of Arctic drilling: Greenpeace

Press release | 7 January, 2013 at 14:05

Washington DC, January 7th, 2013 – Greenpeace is monitoring Shell’s stranded oil rig after it ran aground and suffered serious damage in the Gulf of Alaska.

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...

ARTISTS AND ACTIVISTS SCALING SHARD IN ARCTIC PROTEST

Press release | 16 July, 2013 at 13:20

Thursday 11th July 2013: A group of artists and activists has evaded security guards at the base of the Shard and is now climbing up the outside of Western Europe’s tallest sky-scraper. If the six women reach the top - 310m above the pavement -...

The BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster

Report | 5 May, 2010 at 12:40

On 20 April 2010, an explosion engulfed the British Petroleum Deep Horizon exploratory drilling platform, which led to its collapse and sinking. The failure of U.S. energy policy once again was demonstrated in the Gulf of Mexico.

TV STAR LUCY LAWLESS BLOCKS SHELL ARCTIC DRILLER

Press release | 24 February, 2012 at 9:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested for Shell Arctic drillship occupationActivists...

Press release | 27 February, 2012 at 10:28

Auckland, February 27th 2012 — The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship’s drilling tower and arrested the group. The protest was...

Taking action, in freedom

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 2 May, 2014

Protest against Russian oil tanker transporting oil from the Gazprom drilling platform © Prirazlomnaya Neugebauer/Greenpeace Today is the day. The very first barrels of Arctic oil have found their way to my home country. Gazprom, Russia’s biggest...

The climate change guilt trip

Blog entry by aharris | 18 June, 2013

The battle against global warming should not be about judging people’s every choice. Originally posted on Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2013 A friend recently returned from a camping trip in the Sierra Nevada. His eyes shone as he described the...

The climate change guilt trip

Blog entry by aharris | 18 June, 2013

The battle against global warming should not be about judging people’s every choice. Originally posted on Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2013 A friend recently returned from a camping trip in the Sierra Nevada. His eyes shone as he described the...

Arctic at the Crossroads

Blog entry by aharris | 11 April, 2013

Blogpost by Kelly Rigg – April 8, 2013 As a small team of youth ambassadors for Greenpeace’s Arctic campaign begin their trek to the North Pole, I’m reminded of the campaign to save the Antarctic (below), which I led on behalf of Greenpeace in...

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