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Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | 15 July, 2009 at 0:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Cairn discovery poses grave threat to climate and the Arctic

Press release | 24 August, 2010 at 13:52

Baffin Bay, Greenland, 24 August 2010 - Scottish-based Cairn Energy has today announced the discovery of gas in Arctic waters off the coast of Greenland. The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is at the site in a stand off with Cairn and Danish Navy...

Greenpeace activists end arctic oil rig occupation in freezing gale

Press release | 2 September, 2010 at 10:15

Baffin Bay, Greenland, Thursday - After over 40 hours hanging below the Stena Don oil rig, forcing the operators Cairn Energy to halt drilling operations, harsh arctic weather conditions have forced four Greenpeace climbers to end their...

Greenpeace activists face Greenland court for stopping Arctic oil rig

Press release | 16 September, 2011 at 13:04

Copenhagen, 16th September 2011 - 20 Greenpeace activists who took peaceful direct action to protect the Arctic will today stand trial before a Greenland Court, charged with illegally breaching a security zone and trespass after they scaled one...

Protect the Arctic

Action | 5 September, 2011 at 13:24

Protect the Arctic.

Arctic Drama as Greenpeace halts dangerous oil drill operation

Press release | 31 August, 2010 at 10:48

Baffin Bay, Greenland - Campaigners have evaded a huge military security operation to scale a controversial oil rig in the freezing seas off Greenland. At dawn this morning four expert climbers in inflatable speedboats dodged Danish Navy...

Complaint to the Greenland Ombudsman

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 10:25

Greenpeace complaint regarding the Bureau of Mineral Petroleum’s refusal of access to a number of documents related to oil exploration in West Greenland, and some procedural errors by the BMP in the treatment of access requests.

Greenpeace activists convicted for stopping Arctic oil rig

Press release | 27 September, 2011 at 15:35

Copenhagen, 27th September 2011 - 20 Greenpeace activists who took peaceful direct action to protect the Arctic have been found guilty of trespassing and fined by a Greenland Court [1], after they scaled one of the world’s biggest oil rigs. In...

10 reasons why Arctic drilling is a really stupid idea

Blog entry by JulietteH | 24 February, 2012 7 comments

1. It’s extremely dangerous. The Arctic environment is one of the harshest in the world, and everything you do there is more complicated than anywhere else. 2. Our climate can’t afford it. As the impacts of climate change ...

How can we support sustainable development in Greenland?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | 4 February, 2014 1 comment

In the small town of Aasiaat in Western Greenland, the sleigh dogs are becoming restless and fewer in numbers. Located on one of the many islands at the edge of the picturesque Disco Bay, the dogs have played an important role in...

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