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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Greenpeace International activist charged with hooliganism

Press release | 24 October, 2013 at 17:19

Amsterdam, 24 October 2013 – Russian authorities today formally charged a Greenpeace International activist with hooliganism, a crime that carries a maximum seven year jail term and has been described by the European Parliament as a threat to...

Greenpeace International responds to hooliganism charge

Press release | 23 October, 2013 at 19:18

Amsterdam, 23 October 2013 - Commenting on reports that piracy charges against the Arctic 30 are to be dropped and replaced with a charge of hooliganism, Vladimir Chuprov of Greenpeace Russia said:

Greenpeace International statement in response to Russia's ITLOS comments

Press release | 23 October, 2013 at 10:32

Amsterdam, 23 October 2013 – The Russian Foreign Ministry today announced that it will not accept an international arbitration process at which the Netherlands is seeking the release of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and its...

Netherlands pushes demand to release the Arctic 30 and ship – Greenpeace...

Press release | 21 October, 2013 at 17:20

Amsterdam, 21 October 2013 - The Dutch government has lodged a rare application at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), asking it to order the immediate release of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and all those who were...

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | 17 October, 2013 at 8:00

Amsterdam, 17 October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace International activists, a...

Murmansk court continues to refuse bail for Greenpeace International activists

Press release | 15 October, 2013 at 12:50

Amsterdam, 15 October 2013 - Greenpeace International activist Frank Hewetson (UK) has been refused bail by the Regional Court of Murmansk in Russia, bringing the number of rejected bail appeals to 10.

Arctic Sunrise captain refused bail in Russia

Press release | 14 October, 2013 at 15:33

Amsterdam, 14 October 2013 - The captain of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and one other activist have been refused bail in Russia.

Greenpeace International bail appeals refused as Brazil president speaks out

Press release | 11 October, 2013 at 13:06

Amsterdam, 11 October 2013 - Appeals for bail by lawyers for Phil Ball and Kieron Bryan, both British citizens, were today refused by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

Sini, the quiet hero

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | 7 October, 2013 78 comments

My friend Sini Saarela is in jail in Murmansk, along with many other Greenpeace International activists. They are some of the first people in the world to face long jail sentences because they followed their conviction and acted...

Update: Russian piracy charges against Greenpeace

Press release | 2 October, 2013 at 18:44

Amsterdam, 2 October 2013 - Thirteen Greenpeace activists and a freelance video journalist have now been charged with piracy under Article 227 of the Russian Criminal Code. The maximum sentence, if convicted, is 15 years in a Russian jail. A...

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