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Greenpeace heads to Arctic to investigate urgent ocean threats

Press release | 12 May, 2010 at 14:15

KIEL, Germany, Greenpeace today announced its ‘Arctic Under Pressure Expedition’ in which it will join with leading scientists to investigate the most urgent threats to the Arctic Ocean: ocean acidification, melting of the sea ice due to climate...

Global Head of Greenpeace Kumi Naidoo Faces Jail For Scaling Arctic Oil Rig

Press release | 17 June, 2011 at 10:38

Greenland, June 17 2011 – The International Executive Director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo, has entered an exclusion zone to scale a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km off the coast of Greenland. He is now demanding that the rig’s master orders an...

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature story | 12 May, 2010 at 14:20

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

Arctic Under Pressure Expedition Ends

Press release | 13 July, 2010 at 11:30

SVALBARD, Norway, Tuesday 13 July 2010. As its two-month Arctic Under Pressure ship expedition ends today, Greenpeace renewed its calls for urgent climate action and an immediate moratorium on industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean. During the...

Isbjørn Ahoy!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 23 June, 2010

Greenpeace's Dave Walsh writes from the Esperanza, currently off the coast of Svalbard as part of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition 2010. Early afternoon, Sunday: the Esperanza is at anchor in Woodfjorden, northern...

Mesocosms in Kongsfjord

Image | 28 May, 2010 at 13:30

The crew of the Esperanza have been working with scientists from the German marine research institute IFM-GEOMAR to investigate ocean acidification, by deploying nine large "mesocosms" in Kongsfjord, near the Arctic scientific research station of...

Esperanza in Svalbard

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 13:30

Our ship, Esperanza, is in the Arctic and has just finished setting up a cutting edge scientific research project with leading scientists to study the effects of ocean acidification. Ocean chemistry is changing as more carbon dioxide from fossil...

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