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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Taking action from Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov, aboard the Arctic Sunrise | August 27, 2012 4 comments

" Root out the black shame from your heart, calmly and indifferently, I covered my ears with my hands " -- A. Akhamtova Anna Akhamtova is a famous Russian poet, and the name of the ship we were stopping today. After a rather...

Arctic Sea Ice minimum - new record is set in 2012

Blog entry by cleronde | August 27, 2012 4 comments

In the Greenpeace office, staff have developed a bad habit. We take our seats, switch our computers on and click on the bookmark to the National Snow and Ice Data Center website. Today was like any other day, except that today the...

Action On The Anna Akhmatova

Slideshow | August 27, 2012

LIVE BLOG: New action to stop Russian oil giant Gazprom's oil platform in the Arctic

Blog entry by Andrew - Greenpeace | August 27, 2012 40 comments

Sign up to join the campaign . Final Update  - 5 am CET: Their final moment was a picture of determination and they're down - but not out. For five days and nights the crew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise confronted the...

Up Against Gazprom

Video | August 26, 2012 at 11:23

At 4am local time in Russia, six Greenpeace activists, including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, set off in three inflatable speedboats from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and scaled Gazprom's 'Prirazlomnaya' Arctic oil platform in the Arctic...

Arctic Action LIVE!

Blog entry by cleronde | August 24, 2012 61 comments

>>> UPDATE: New action is under way, read more <<<   Prirazlomnaya. It’s certainly a mouthful, but it’s also the new name – and face – of Arctic destruction today. This giant Russian platform is set to be the first to...

New Shell CEO halts Arctic Drilling

Blog entry by Sylvia Borren, new CEO of Shell | July 13, 2012 8 comments

Today is an historic day for Shell. For years, Shell has been investing its money in polluting oil drilling. From the Niger Delta to the Canadian Boreal forests people have to deal with the consequences of our environmentally...

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