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Orca whales threatened by government inaction to investigate diesel spill wreckage

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 17:00

Greenpeace, along with the Living Oceans Society, continues to put pressure on the federal and provincial governments to investigate a diesel spill that took place inside an ecological reserve, threatening a population of orca whales. Despite...

New documents show Exxon knew of dangerous contamination from their Arkansas tar...

Blog entry by Jesse Coleman | May 22, 2013

On March 29 ExxonMobil, the   most profitable   company in the world, spilled at least 210,000 gallons of tar sands crude oil   from an underground pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas. The pipeline was carrying tar sands oil from Canada...

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...

Is there a future for Greenland without Arctic oil?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | March 17, 2014

For the past four years I've been visiting the beautiful country of Greenland, trying to prevent dangerous oil drilling that would cause havoc to the unique and fragile wildlife and nature here. But ever since I started working in...

A photo of the final meeting in which the draft agreement was finalised

Image | February 1, 2013 at 17:09

Photos issued on the Arctic Council’s Flickr photostream show oil industry representatives participating in the working group, including the final meeting in which the document was finalised. Peter Velez represented Shell as part of the US...

The end of nature?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | August 20, 2012

It isn’t the first time I’ve been to Usinsk in the very north of Russia, so I shouldn’t be surprised — but once again, I’m shocked. I was here for the first time back in May, where I, together with my colleagues from Greenpeace in...

An Oily Cover-up: The tar sands spill that keeps on spilling.

Blog entry by mhudema | July 20, 2013 1 comment

An Oily Cover-up: The tar sands spill that keeps on spilling. Reading the Alberta government’s new energy regulator (AER)  first  and  second  release about the tar sands spill at Cold Lake one gets the sense that a spill happened...

Alberta: A Spill-Filled Summer

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 17, 2013

ALBERTA: A SPILL FILLED SUMMER: It’s been another spill-filled summer in the spill-prone province of Alberta. With Alberta averaging over two oil spills a day over the past 37 years , there are many spills that we don’t know...

New pics and Leaked docs show Cold Lake Tarsands spill has been leaking for months...

Blog entry by mhudema | July 26, 2013 2 comments

New pics and Leaked docs show Cold Lake Tarsands spill has been leaking for months and still spilling. New reports have surfaced that show the on-going tar sands spills near Cold Lake are not only still spilling at all four well...

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon, Greenpeace International | June 4, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture...

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