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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...

What do the experts say?

Feature Story | 29 September, 2013 at 18:00

A great number of legal experts have commented on the boarding and seizure of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and on the potential piracy charges against the Arctic 30. Here is a selection:

Arctic 30 to be held in Russian jail pending piracy investigation

Feature Story | 27 September, 2013 at 8:28

Today in a court in Murmansk, Russia, the Arctic 30 were seen by six judges. No charges were laid, but all 30 are still being detained

Consumer boycott ban: does senator Richard Colbeck hate orangutans?

Feature Story | 25 September, 2013 at 14:10

Tasmanian senator Colbeck wants to introduce a law to prevent boycotts of companies led by environmental groups. Such a move is an extraordinary illiberal attack on consumers' rights

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

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 September, 2013

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. The Russian oil giant is the first company to start oil production in the Arctic after their failed attempt last...

Arctic Sunrise action timeline

Feature Story | 23 September, 2013 at 6:30

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

Protests outside Russian embassies worldwide

Image gallery | 21 September, 2013

LIVE FROM RUSSIA: Russian Coast Guard illegally boards Greenpeace ship

Feature Story | 20 September, 2013 at 13:52

A peaceful protest at an oil rig in the Arctic against risky oil drilling has resulted in two arrests, with Greenpeace activists currently being held at gunpoint by the Russian Coast Guard.

The day the world came together to defend the Arctic

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 September, 2013

By Kumi Naidoo On Sunday, something incredible happened. I got on my bike. I cycled around Washington, DC and 14,000 people came with me, in over 106 cities, in 36 countries, in every continent around the world. I joined the biggest demonstration...

The day South Africa got renewable energy on the grid

Feature Story | 17 September, 2013 at 16:39

In a historic moment earlier this month, the 312 000-panel Kalkbult Solar PV plant in Kimberley became the first independent renewable producer to be built, completed and get connected to the grid in South Africa.

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