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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...

A small victory for the Arctic, a huge step for the Komi Peoples

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | January 22, 2014

The Indigenous Peoples of Russia’s Komi Republic are celebrating a rare victory today, after one of the oil companies that has been polluting their traditional land , was finally held to account. Lukoil, one of the oil companies...

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...

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

Blog entry by mhudema | December 27, 2013 1 comment

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013 Alberta has had another tough year when it comes to protecting the environment, but a year that has also shown that the resistance to environmental disasters is alive and well. ...

Greenpeace documents Russian oil disaster, Indigenous peoples impact

Blog entry by Yossi Cadan | August 7, 2012 3 comments

Shedding light on a forgotten oil spill disaster in Russia, Greenpeace has today released a multimedia website documenting the impact of the pollution, warning for the potential of a similar disaster in the Arctic Ocean. ...

Telling the Arctic Truth

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | April 24, 2013

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” — Oscar Wilde With so much at stake in the Arctic, and so much mind-boggling corporate ineptitude at play in places like...

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