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It’s not often you can say that you made history

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka | 25 July, 2012 1 comment

This week, people like you and me, all around the world, stood up to #tellshell – no. We don’t have as much money as Shell but we do have courage and creativity on our side and with a million people already signed up to our scroll to...

Scientists at work in the Arctic

Slideshow | 23 July, 2012

Come together, to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Sir Paul McCartney | 23 July, 2012 30 comments

1968. That was a hell of a year. The people were on the streets, revolution
 was in the air, we released the White Album, and perhaps the most
 influential photograph of all time was taken by an astronaut called William
 Anders.
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1 million names, legal threat spur Arctic campaign

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 21 July, 2012 20 comments

Yesterday in Amsterdam, I was served with an urgent fax from Shell, the world’s wealthiest oil company, whom in the past weeks Greenpeace offices have been vigorously and prominently campaigning against in the Save The Arctic drive.

#TellShell to get out of the Arctic

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka | 20 July, 2012 9 comments

Oh to be a fly on the wall of a Shell boardroom this week! Activists all round the world have been taking action to #TellShell to get out of the Arctic. Despite Greenpeace Netherlands taking over Shell’s headquarters, Greenpeace...

Save The Arctic Billboard Action

Image | 20 July, 2012 at 10:43

A fake Shell Oil billboard reads "You Can't Run Your SUV on Cute, Let's Go." The sign mocks Shell's current advertising campaign with an image of a polar bear and cubs. By chasing after hard-to-reach oil in remote and dangerous places, Shell is...

One Million signed

Slideshow | 19 July, 2012

Shell’s Facebook moment of truth?

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 19 July, 2012 8 comments

If there’s one thing to love about social media, it’s this: no matter how many millions companies like Shell throw at it, they’ll never crack it. Because they don’t control the message -- you do. Shell spends a ridiculous amount...

The chaotic case of Shell’s non-Arctic ready Arctic fleet

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 19 July, 2012

UPDATE : Over the weekend, Shell quite literally ran into further problems with its near-farcical attempts to drill in the Arctic when its dilapidated drillship Noble Discoverer appeared to run aground after slipping its...

Twitter competition: #TellShell to stay out of the Arctic and win one of 50 very cool...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 18 July, 2012 11 comments

UPDATE: The competition is now closed - Polar bears won. Make sure you follow @ Greenpeace on twitter so we can DM you in case you're one of the 50 randomly picked winner! Shell is getting ready to start exploratory oil drilling...

Greenpeace Italy wins right to criticise Enel’s deadly coal emissions

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 17 July, 2012 3 comments

It can only be described as a victory for democratic rights: an Italian court has ruled against utility company Enel and its desperate bid to silence Greenpeace Italy. Enel, incensed by an embarrassing analysis of its dirty coal...

Shell Drill Ship Noble Discoverer

Slideshow | 17 July, 2012

Greenpeace shows Shell the way forward

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 13 July, 2012 6 comments

Speaking from within the headquarters of oil major Shell on Friday, the words of Greenpeace Netherlands executive director Sylvia Borren were clear:  "My first move as the new CEO of Shell is simple and effective: no drilling for oil...

Seeing Arctic sea ice in 3D

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | 13 July, 2012 1 comment

Every day of the year, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado, updates it’s satellite image of the Arctic sea ice extent. Presently, we are on track for a historic low this year and it seems the...

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