Stop Deep Sea Drilling

Greenpeace campaigner Truls Gulowsen talks with Erik Solheim, Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International development. Greenpeace has invited OSPAR-nations (Protecting and conserving the North-East Atlantic and its resources) to declare their support for a ban on offshore oil drilling. More information.

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Stop Deep Sea Drilling

Oil Spills - the true cost of fossil fuels.

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, operated by BP, blew up on April 20th 2010, resulting in the dealth of 11 men and the worst accidental oil spill in history. The root cause of this disaster is the world's addiction to fossil fuels. Without an Energy [R]evolution, disasters like this are bound to happen again.

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Deep sea oil and gas drilling: not in New Zealand, not anywhere

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | September 4, 2013 5 comments

Like the Arctic, the deep waters off the coast of New Zealand are under threat as oil and gas companies feverishly line up to start exploratory drilling operations in search of climate-destroying carbon fuel deposits. In a new oil...

Arctic Sunrise: Seismic Patrol

Video | August 21, 2013 at 13:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise on patrol for oil exploration vessels conducting seismic tests in the Arctic region.

Postcard from Thailand - a polluted paradise

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | July 31, 2013 9 comments

The tiny island of Koh Samet is home to long pale beaches, forests and beautiful geography, but the fine, white sands of this Thai island and the clear blue waters that surround it have been turned sticky and black by crude oil spilled...

Our blackened boots expose the truth in the Russian Arctic

Blog entry by Zhenya Belyakova | June 10, 2013 4 comments

Right now I am in the Russian Arctic as part of a Greenpeace factfinding mission. We are near a town called Pyt'-Yah, in the Khanty-Mansi region of Siberia, which is surrounded by Rosneft oil fields, the largest public oil company in...

Siberian Oil Spill

Slideshow | June 10, 2013

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | June 4, 2013 2 comments

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the joint venture...

Redirect military expenditure to ensure a sustainable future

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 18, 2013

As published in The Guardian on the 18th of April 2013. Last year $1.75tn was spent on the world's military, according to new estimates released this Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Institute (SIPRI). Seems like a...

Arctic Protection Demands Political Leadership

Blog entry by Sune Scheller | April 12, 2013

Greenpeace’s Team Aurora is currently on its way to the North Pole, where they will plant a ‘flag for the future’ on the Arctic seabed alongside almost three million signatures from people demanding that the Arctic is protected from...

When is inevitable not inevitable?

Blog entry by Charlie Kronick | April 12, 2013 2 comments

The end of 2012 and first months of 2013 have seen a remarkable change in the fight to protect the Arctic from risky and dangerous oil exploration.    Three oil “majors” –   Total , Statoil and Conoco-Phillips - have withdrawn from...

Carrying the Sun From the Seychelles to the North Pole

Blog entry by Renny Bijoux | April 11, 2013 5 comments

My name is Renny Bijoux and out of the billions of people in the world I have been chosen to go on a life-changing, challenging but fun and wicked expedition to the North Pole! How cool is that, heh?! It's not every day that someone...

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