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Greenpeace blocks Arctic destruction Activists occupy Shell icebreaker in Finland

Press release | May 1, 2012 at 10:43

Helsinki, 1 May 2012 – In an effort to prevent destructive oil drilling in the Arctic, dozens of Greenpeace Nordic activists have boarded and occupied a Shell-contracted icebreaker in Helsinki harbour as it prepared to leave for the Alaskan...

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested following Shell Arctic drillship occupation

Press release | February 27, 2012 at 11:56

Auckland, 27 February 2012 - The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship's drilling tower and arrested the group. (1) The protest was...

Judge rejects bulk of Shell's proposed restraining order against Greenpeace

Press release | March 2, 2012 at 13:45

Amsterdam, 2 March 2012 - A federal judge in Alaska has rejected the bulk of a lawsuit brought by Shell Oil Company against Greenpeace USA which would have been one of the broadest and most restrictive in US legal history, according to the...

Greenpeace Nordic intercepts Shell icebreaker to thwart Arctic drilling

Press release | May 3, 2012 at 10:02

Öland, Sweden, 3 May 2012 – Greenpeace Nordic activists today intercepted at open sea and boarded a Shell-contracted icebreaker, the Nordica, to continue its protest against the oil major’s destructive plans to start drilling in the pristine...

Lucy Lawless blocks Shell Arctic driller

Press release | February 24, 2012 at 13:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

Greenpeace Press Release:Tense stand-off as Greenpeace International Executive...

Press release | August 27, 2012 at 7:35

27th August 2012, Pechora Sea – Just days after occupying Gazprom's Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea, Greenpeace International is again taking peaceful action to stop the company from putting the final touches on its platform to...

Greenpeace Arctic oil drilling protest ends after five days as sea ice record announced

Press release | August 28, 2012 at 9:09

28 August 2012, Pechora Sea — Greenpeace International activists continued their peaceful protest against Gazprom's Arctic drilling platform Prirazlomnaya into a fifth day, with activists spending the night in inflatable boats, hovering between...

Leaked Arctic Council oil spill response agreement ‘vague and inadequate’ - Greenpeace

Press release | February 4, 2013 at 10:15

February 4, 2013 (Jukkasjärvi, Sweden) — On the eve of the Arctic Council environment minister’s meeting, a leaked copy of the Council’s much-heralded oil spill response agreement reveals deeply inadequate measures and a lack of effective...

Star Lawless slams oil giant Shell outside court

Press release | February 7, 2013 at 6:06

New Plymouth, New Zealand, February 7, 2013 – Film and TV star Lucy Lawless and seven activists were today convicted and sentenced to 120 hours community service each for attempting to stop an Arctic-bound oil drilling ship last year.

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Action | September 19, 2013 at 21:00

Russian oil giant Gazprom is trying to silence peaceful protest. Gazprom used its influence to get 30 people arrested for peacefully protesting on one of its oil rigs.

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