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Q&A: Gazprom and the Arctic

Blog entry by Damian Kahya | September 23, 2013 1 comment

License: All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace The fight over the Arctic's oil and gas reserves has intensified - but what is actually going on? We've put together a short Q&A. What's happened? ...

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

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | September 24, 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...

We rebut Gazprom’s absurd claims about the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | October 8, 2013

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 ...

Every act of peaceful rebellion adds up

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 18, 2013

I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning with my stomach in knots as I scrambled to check my twitter feed and email. It was five a.m. but I was wide awake; physically in Amsterdam but my heart in Russia where I knew that five of...

Greenpeace activists intercept first shipment of Arctic offshore oil

Blog entry by Farrah Khan, Arctic Campaigner | May 1, 2014

As social beings, we often celebrate our firsts: first step, first word, first day of college are typically shared and applauded with loved ones. But some firsts are more a cause for head-shakes than hi-fives, as is the case with the...

Bringing your voice to Ban Ki-moon to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Dr. Neil Hamilton, Senior Political Advisor | September 18, 2014

© Michael Nagle / Greenpeace It has been an awesome summer. Greenpeace has been in the Arctic continuously for months, bearing witness to the extraordinary changes, challenging outrageous attempts to find oil , explaining to...

On the tail of Shell’s Arctic oil drilling fleet

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | March 25, 2015

Right now, I’m looking at Shell’s giant Arctic oil rig, the Polar Pioneer . Everyone standing onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza , is blown away by its size. We’re just a few miles away from Shell’s monster. Now we can...

ᐊᔪᖅᓴᖏᑦᑐᒪᓂᖅ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᖃᖏᓪᓗᓂ

Blog entry by ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ ᕋᑦᓯᐊᕝ | April 22, 2015

ᐊᑎᕋ ᓂᑯᓚᐃ. ᑰᒥᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᖃᑕᐅᔪᖓ, ᑕᐃᒫᑦᓴᐃᓐᓇᕐᓗ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᖅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗᖓ, ᑕᐅᕙᓂ ᐅᐊᓐᓇᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐅᓛᓯᐊᑉ. ᑲᓇᑕᒧᖓᐅᓵᓕᓂᐊᓕᕋᒪ, ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᖓᐅᓗᖓ, ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑦ, ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᕆᔭᕋᓂᒃ. ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᖓᓗ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖁᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅᐸᓯᐅᓂᖓᓂᒃ.

A triangle of hope on the Arctic Ocean floor

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | December 21, 2012

Since the dawn of history, men, people and especially armies have flown flags and banners. The first ones, in fact, were an aid to co-ordinating troop movements on battlefields. Each flag indicated the exact position of a column of...

“The Arctic Expedition” International Youth Forum: A Russian Pro-Oil PR Project?

Blog entry by Allen Brett Campeau* | March 16, 2015 2 comments

Russia and the Arctic Region have long held a special fascination for me as a young Arctic scientist and policy wonk, so you can imagine my excitement when I learned about the International Youth Forum “The Arctic Expedition”, a...

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