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Topic | 27 May, 2010 at 17:33

The New Zealand Government is inviting oil companies like Petrobras to drill in some of New Zealand’s deepest coastal waters. East Cape iwi Te Whānau-ā-Apanui have called on the rest of New Zealand to join them in defending the spectacular East...

Greenpeace blocks Arctic destruction Activists occupy Shell icebreaker in Finland

Press release | 1 May, 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...

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

Press release | 4 February, 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...

Letter to Sir Bill Gammell

Publication | 22 June, 2011 at 13:17

A letter from Greenpeace Executive Director John Sauven to Cairn Energy CEO Bill Gammell asking for the release of Cairn's Arctic oil spill response plan.

Kerch oil spill

Feature story | 14 November, 2007 at 0:00

Our team on the ground reports that mitigation efforts were severely hampered due to more bad weather. Kilometres of coast are soaked in oil, and more has sunk to the seabed. An estimated 30,000 birds have died. The full extent of the disaster...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | 21 August, 2006 at 0:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

Philippines oil spill

Feature story | 18 August, 2006 at 0:00

Today, Joaquin Nava, the Governor of the Philippine island hardest hit by a 350,000 litre oil spill, issued a desperate plea for help:"We can only watch in horror how an oil spill can undo in a few days our initiatives which have taken decades to...

Prestige leaking, but activists protesting another rustbucket are stopped

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The first images of the sunken oil tanker off Spain are out. Black oil is oozing out of the Prestige contrary to the Spanish government's assurance that it would freeze up and solidify at the bottom of the ocean. If it continues the Prestige...

Deep Green: Gulf of Mexico, The Cost of Complexity

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 21 July, 2010 1 comment

We're all in Deepwater Now. Corporations don't need regulation, because protecting the environment is in their interest. The free market will protect nature. That theory disintegrated at 21:49, April 20, 2010, under a waxing...

Byzantio tries to hide

Feature story | 4 December, 2002 at 0:00

Why would the owners of a 210 metre oil tanker try to elude activists, mislead journalists and try to sneak into the port of Rotterdam? Do they have something to hide?

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