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How 3 million people climbed Europe's tallest building

Blog entry by James Turner, Head of Arctic Communications | July 17, 2013

It was still dark when Victoria and five other young women emerged from a customized truck to climb the Shard, Europe's biggest skyscraper. She was carrying a backpack weighing about 30 pounds -- about as heavy as a suitcase for a two...

Save the Arctic Toonie Sticker

Blog entry by Alex Speers-Roesch | September 9, 2013

Inspired by the Dogwood Initiative’s brilliant ‘No Tankers’ loonie sticker , Greenpeace has created a ‘Save the Arctic’ toonie sticker! The polar bear is a symbol of the Arctic and the North, and on a normal toonie you can see an...

Harper’s Destructive Arctic Legacy

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | September 4, 2013

© Jason Ransom / PMO Making frequent appearances in news stories of Stephen Harper’s annual trip to the north last month was the word "legacy." For some time now, journalists and political junkies have been eyeing Harper’s northern...

Minister Baird remains silent as Canadian Greenpeace activists held in Russia

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | December 17, 2013

It has been nearly three months since Russian authorities illegally took control of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, jailing its passengers and crew following their attempt to peacefully protest Arctic oil drilling in international...

The stars align over the North Pole

Blog entry by Josefina Skerk | April 8, 2013

Today is the day we have been all been waiting for, and we have some exciting news to share with you. When we planned this expedition, our ambition was big already — to ski to the North Pole to lower a special pod and a flag for the...

Polar bear takes action for the Arctic in Downtown Vancouver

Blog entry by Alexandra Roper, volunteer | October 11, 2012 1 comment

While walking down Granville Street early Friday morning, you may have been shocked at the sight before your eyes. Not a usual frequenter of our city, a polar bear was spotted roaming around the streets looking sad and homeless. ...

It’s not often you can say that you made history

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka, Greenpeace International | July 24, 2012

This week, people like you and me, all around the world, stood up to #tellshell – no. We don’t have as much money as Shell but we do have courage and creativity on our side and with a million people already signed up to our scroll to...

Cairn tries to gag Greenpeace

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | July 20, 2011

Cairn Energy has gone to court against    Greenpeace again . This time it won a wide-  ranging injunction to gag us by stopping the  posting, Tweeting and Facebook publishing  of photos from the action Monday against  the oil company.

In Pod We Trust

Blog entry by Jess Wilson | April 7, 2013

Every couple of months, something bizarre happens at work that convinces me I must have one of the strangest jobs on the planet. And these moments often come in the form of a question. Questions like, “Did One Direction’s tweet...

Take action and #tellshell to get out of the Arctic!

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | July 16, 2012

Shell has spent 4.5 billion dollars buying its way into the Arctic, and the moment of truth has arrived. Right now, two giant drilling vessels are preparing to exploit melting sea ice to drill for more of the oil that is warming our...

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