Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Oceans are acidifying. The Arctic is under threat from both climate change and increased oil drilling.
All our young ambassadors have a different connection to what’s happening in the Arctic, either living in the region or facing the consequences of rising sea levels, super storms and other extreme weather patterns around the world.
The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the globe and is experiencing some of the most severe climate impacts on Earth. One of the most notable is the rapid decline in the thickness and extent of sea ice.
You can find here Greenpeace reports and briefings about the Arctic.
The Arctic region is under threat from Climate Change, increased exploitation, and a lot more.
Every year in mid-September, eyes turn north to find out what the minimum sea ice extent is and find out how it compares with previous years.
Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under these icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth. The risks of such an accident are ever...
Amsterdam, 18th December 2013 - The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no...
Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 – Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued...
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