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Chinese children used in US-backed GE food trial

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 31 August, 2012 32 comments

How would you feel if I told you that a group of scientists had come to the United States, and fed a group of 24 children aged between six and eight years of age a potentially dangerous product that had yet to be fully characterized?

A letter to President Putin

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 30 August, 2012 30 comments

Dear Mr. President, I write these lines to you on board the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise, as we leave the Russian economic zone waters north of the Kola Peninsula. You may be aware that for the last 5 days people from our ship...

Margiris Trawler Action in Australia

Image | 30 August, 2012 at 12:32

Activists intercept the worlds second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris. Attempting to block the monster ship from docking at Port Lincoln in South Australia. Greenpeace is calling on the Australian Government to refuse to grant a...

Greenpeace intercepts super trawler Margiris in southern Australia

Press release | 30 August, 2012 at 2:26

Port Lincoln, 30 August 2012- Greenpeace activists on an inflatable boat intercepted the world's second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, and are blocking the monster ship's attempt to sneak into Port Lincoln in South Australia.

Cold hands, determined hearts

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 28 August, 2012 34 comments

When I spoke to my friends and family this weekend I was unanimously scolded. After Friday’s 15-hour occupation of Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea, they all said “you’re getting too old for this!” With blue...

Greenpeace Arctic oil drilling protest ends after five days as sea ice record announced

Press release | 28 August, 2012 at 9:09

28 August 2012, Pechora Sea — Greenpeace International activists continued their peaceful protest against Gazprom's Arctic drilling platform Prirazlomnaya into a fifth day, with activists spending the night in inflatable boats, hovering between...

Taking action from Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov, aboard the Arctic Sunrise | 27 August, 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 | 27 August, 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...

Greenpeace Response to Record Summer Arctic Sea Ice level

Press release | 27 August, 2012 at 18:19

Preliminary figures released today from US National Snow and Ice Data Centre indicates that Arctic sea ice extent has passed the previous record low set in 2007. On 26th August it fell to 4.10 million km2, some 70,000km2 lower than the 2007 level.

Climate Change Impacts on Arctic Wildlife

Publication | 27 August, 2012 at 15:56

It is now very evident that the temperatures in the Arctic are warming due to climate change, with a resulting impact on sea ice. Over the past 100 years, average Arctic temperatures have increased at almost twice the global average rate.

Action On The Anna Akhmatova

Slideshow | 27 August, 2012

Greenpeace Press Release:Tense stand-off as Greenpeace International Executive...

Press release | 27 August, 2012 at 7:35

27th August 2012, Pechora Sea – Just days after occupying Gazprom's Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea, Greenpeace International is again taking peaceful action to stop the company from putting the final touches on its platform to...

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

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 27 August, 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...

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