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Greenpeace activists removed from blocking coal shipment in the Arctic: as UN climate...

Press release | 3 October, 2009 at 11:31

After spending the night in sub zero temperatures the Greenpeace activists blocking the loading of a coal transport ship, in Svalbard, have been removed by local authorities.

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Sini Saarela, Finland

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 10:39

My name is Sini and I come from Finland, and I came here to protest against the oil drilling in Arctic areas. It's something that makes me really sad and angry when I get to know about these companies having these terrible plans for drilling for...

Nuclear News: Iran to start final test run of Bushehr nuclear power plant

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2009 1 comment

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Iran to start final test run of Bushehr nuclear power plant ’MOSCOW, October 5 (RIA Novosti) - The final test run of Iran's first nuclear power plant will begin within the next...

Save the Climate - Quit Coal in Iloilo, Philippines

Blog entry by Mareike | 14 June, 2008

Do you remember the movie “The day after tomorrow” ? When I watched it a shudder ran through me and I felt helpless with this dooms day atmosphere in relation to Climate Change. Entering the climate defenders camp this morning here in...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Basil Tsimoyianis, USA

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 10:18

I'm Basil Tsimoyianis from the United States. And when people ask me why I'm going to the Arctic, I ask, why is anyone going to the Arctic? I hear all these numbers, that oil will be gone in 20, 50, 100 years, and get lost in it all. But the...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Lars Konnertz, Germany

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 10:23

I'm Lars from Germany and I'm here to protest against the oil drilling operations of Gazprom and this increasing industrial use of the Arctic. It's a reckless thing to do. This is one of the very few nearly untouched spaces left on this earth...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Terry Christenson, Canada

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 10:28

My name is Terry Chrstenson. I'm doing this action for my grandchildren and grandchildren of the planet. I think it's very arrogant of these engineers to design this rig for the North Atlantic. I think it's a catastrophe waiting to happen.

Activist faces up to 10 years in prison for peacefully challenging big oil

Blog entry by Henia Belalia, Greenpeace USA | 18 February, 2011 11 comments

( Read the original post on the Greenpeace USA site. ) This is the story of an ordinary citizen (Tim DeChristopher) taking creative peaceful direct action to disrupt, as he put it, a “fraud against the American people and a...

Up Against Gazprom

Video | 26 August, 2012 at 11:23

At 4am local time in Russia, six Greenpeace activists, including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, set off in three inflatable speedboats from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and scaled Gazprom's 'Prirazlomnaya' Arctic oil platform in the Arctic...

Arrested activist

Image | 6 November, 2010 at 18:28

6 November - France. Greenpeace activist who had fixed herself to the railtrack of the train taking the Castor nuclear waste transport from La Hague to the intermediate storage in Gorleben, is removed by police.

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