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Piracy charge against Arctic activists 'an assault on peaceful protest' - Greenpeace

Press release | 2 October, 2013 at 9:55

Amsterdam, 2 October 2013 - The Russian state prosecutor today laid charges of piracy against a Greenpeace activist who protested against oil drilling in the Arctic. A freelance videographer has also been charged with piracy, which carries a...

Arctic could be free of summer sea ice by 2030

Press release | 17 September, 2009 at 20:03

As the minimum area of summer Arctic sea-ice extent was today reported to have plummeted to the third-lowest level ever in recorded history (1), the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is hosting world-class sea ice expert Dr. Peter Wadhams, on a...

Arctic and Antarctic

Background | 8 June, 2009 at 9:27

Himalayan glacial melt

Feature story | 5 June, 2007 at 0:00

Glaciers in the Himalayas provide the water source for one-sixth of humanity. Now that water source is threatened by climate change. As the temperature rises, these reservoirs of ice disappear. Guanli Wang, a journalist with China S&T, reports...

Ice melts as globe warms

Feature story | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere is that part of the Earth made of frozen water and soil: Iceworld, if you will. And according to a new study to be published in January, it's a world that is vanishing rapidly, with potentially devastating consequences.

Global Melting

Background | 8 June, 2009 at 9:27

Montreal Climate Summit 2005: Greenpeace Document kit

Publication | 15 November, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace position papers and backgrounders for the 2005 Montreal Climate Summit.

Is there a future for Greenland without Arctic oil?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | 14 March, 2014 1 comment

For the past four years I've been visiting the beautiful country of Greenland, trying to prevent dangerous oil drilling that would cause havoc to the unique and fragile wildlife and nature here. But ever since I started working in...

The State of the Cryosphere: What the Ice is Telling us

Publication | 28 November, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. The book from Cambridge University Press, "Mass Balance of the Cryosphere", to be published in January 2004, focuses on two key components of this sensitive...

Expanding the Threat of Russian Weapons-Grade Plutonium – “The Western Option”

Publication | 11 October, 2002 at 0:00

The NDF, working with nuclear industry advisors from Germany, Russia, the United States, Sweden, and Switzerland, have compiled a detailed, though flawed analysis of what it calls the “Western Option.” The proposal presents the option of...

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