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Briefing:Risks and impacts of oil exploration in the Arctic

Publication | 26 August, 2010 at 17:16

Oil companies are expanding their search for oil to new frontiers previously considered too inaccessible, expensive or risky to exploit. This relentless expansion has now reached the Arctic, where large areas of the ocean are opening up each...

Activists Deported from Greenland

Press release | 4 September, 2010 at 17:48

Baffin Bay, Greenland, 4 September 2010 -- Four Greenpeace climbers who scaled an oil rig in the freezing seas off Greenland and stopped it drilling for two days, have been deported to their home countries. The activists were arrested at midnight...

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | 6 May, 2013 at 11:00

SECOND EDITION - Updated May 2013 Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and...

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 15:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

Greenpeace Confronts Dangerous Deepwater Oil Drilling

Press release | 23 August, 2010 at 16:19

Sigguk Block, Baffin Bay, 23 August 2010 - The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has arrived in the icy waters of the Arctic to confront a British company’s dangerous deepwater oil drilling operation in one of the most fragile environments on earth.

Fool me once...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 6 July, 2010 1 comment

... shame on you. It has become completely obvious to anyone reading news on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that BP grossly inflated their response capacity and underestimated the worst case scenario in their official...

Update: Climbers still occupying Arctic oil rig

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 22 April, 2011 6 comments

Climbers are still occupying the huge oil rig which departed from Turkey early this morning bound for a dangerous deep drilling operation in the off the coast of Greenland in the Arctic. Early this morning the activists ...

How Green Tech Can Help the World Go Oil-Free

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 25 August, 2010 2 comments

I live in San Francisco, and yesterday I discovered that my local market has stopped selling Gulf Coast seafood. Before BP’s deep sea oil rig exploded and sunk off the coast of Louisiana, the shop stocked shrimp and blue crab,...

My Big Air Conditioner

Video | 21 July, 2012 at 16:06

Tereapii Williams is an activist and the Bosun on board the greenpeace ship Esperanza, currently on its way to the Chukchi Sea in the Arctic. This week, he does not feel alone in the fight to save the Arctic as he watched people worldwide take...

Daily news: Japan sacks top nuclear officials; Chocoholic fish kicks the habit

Blog entry by MaeveS | 4 August, 2011

© Noriko Hayashi / Panos / Greenpeace Top news: Japan fires top energy officials in response to the Fukushima disaster; Cairn Energy fails to find oil in the Arctic; Britain announces the closure of Sellafield MOX plant; A fish...

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