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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LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome

Video | 8 July, 2014 at 10:00

All shot in camera using: CAMERA: Canon 5Dm3 on Gazelle motion control rig. DIORAMA: 120kg of LEGO (donated and freecycled). OIL: 50 Gallons of glycerin mixed with Indian Ink. CREW: Director: Martin Stirling, Producer: Pietro Matteucci, DOP:...

Arctic Sunrise: Seismic Patrol

Video | 21 August, 2013 at 13:00

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

Up Against Gazprom

Video | 26 August, 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...

Climbers in survival pod stop Arctic oil rig

Video | 29 May, 2011 at 17:05

Greenpeace activists scale the underside of the 53,000 tonne Leiv Eiriksson oil rig and secure an Arctic survival pod hanging 30 meters above freezing seas with enough food and water to stay put for ten days. Their action will prevent the rig...

Missing: Cairn Energy's oil spill response plan

Video | 28 May, 2011 at 13:01

Greenpeace is asking Cairn Energy for its oil spill response plan for its operation in the Arctic - which Cairn refuses to make public.

Greenpeace through the lens: the Dalian Oil Spill

Video | 7 March, 2011 at 21:30

In July 2010, Chinese photographer Lu Guang documented the oil spill at the city of Dalian for Greenpeace. The pictures he took portraying the death of firefighter Zhang Liang won a World Press Photo award in 2011 (third prize, spot news stories).

Behind the scenes: Victor

Video | 27 September, 2010 at 14:38

Victor tells the story of how oil companies ended up trying to drill in the North Sea and the Arctic - and how he ended up trying to stop them. Drawings by fellow deckhand Jono Emmon.

Swimmers block oil drilling ship

Video | 27 September, 2010 at 9:35

Our swimmers confront the reckless pursuit of oil by stopping Chevron's Stena Carron drilling ship from heading towards its drill site. And we've brought a banner with our supporter's suggested slogan on it: "Don't (sp)oil our planet!"

Swimmers stop oil drilling ship

Video | 26 September, 2010 at 18:44

Our swimmers confront the reckless pursuit of oil by stopping Chevron's Stena Carron drilling ship from heading towards its drill site.

Greenpeace activist Anais speaks from the Arctic

Video | 1 September, 2010 at 17:09

Anais - currently onboard the Esperanza in Arctic waters - talks about why she is taking action and about the dangers of drilling for oil in the Arctic.

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