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The Arctic matters to us all

Blog entry by Xiaoning Shen | 6 July, 2012 1 comment

It took 30 hours of flights and another 30 hours on the Arctic Sunrise to get here. That is a lot of travelling – but there is a story unfolding up here, on top of the world, so important that I had to go and witness it in person.

Herakles Farms and how a US agri-corporation sparked anger in Africa

Blog entry by Filip Verbelen | 6 July, 2012 3 comments

Palm oil is the world’s cheapest edible oil and a key ingredient in some biofuels. Global demand is booming and agri-corporations are grabbing large swathes of land to expand palm oil production in a new frontier: Africa. One of...

The emerging power of Japan’s ‘Hydrangea’ revolution

Feature story | 6 July, 2012 at 8:34

Like the flower it has been named after, a budding civil movement is emerging and taking root in Japan to protest against the government’s decision to restart the Ohi nuclear plant.

Ends of the Earth

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 5 July, 2012 8 comments

Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made by plundering resources,...

Africa's largest wind farm

Slideshow | 5 July, 2012

Opposition rising to fading whaling industry

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | 4 July, 2012 10 comments

Whale conservation has lost out to the fading, but still defiant pro-whaling forces, at this year’s International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting.   The meeting in Panama City had initially offered the world hope that the...

Bearing witness to Russia’s forgotten disaster

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | 4 July, 2012 4 comments

Like a tap that’s been left running, ongoing oil spills on land in Russia have polluted rivers, the sea and countryside , imposing extreme hardship on the everyday life of the inhabitants of the Komi Republic. Once an area where...

Humpback Whales in Alaska

Image | 4 July, 2012 at 9:52

Humpback whales feed amongst a colony of seabirds, seen from on board the Esperanza in the Unimak pass, Alaska. The Alaskan Arctic Expedition highlights the need to save the Arctic from attempts by oil companies to exploit the region’s resources...

Radiohead and Jude Law team up in video to #SaveTheArctic

Blog entry by JulietteH | 3 July, 2012 9 comments

We’ve teamed up with Radiohead and actor Jude Law to make a fantastic video to Save the Arctic. Take a minute to watch it yourself and then spread the message by sharing it with your friends and family. Oil companies are using...

Panama Whales Meeting: Fork In the Road for Future of Whales

Press release | 2 July, 2012 at 15:41

Panama, July 2, 2012 - As the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens in Panama City, Greenpeace International oceans campaigner John Frizell said: “We have come to a fork in the road for the future of whales and...

Severe weather hits capitals and villages around the world

Blog entry by Tristan Tremschnig | 2 July, 2012 5 comments

The world has recently experienced a series of calamitous weather events. News headlines have painted a grim picture: flooding, drought, landslides and record ice melt in the arctic. These events stretch to every corner of the globe,...

Homeless Polar Bear in London

Video | 2 July, 2012 at 13:30

Greenpeace, Jude Law, Radiohead and hundreds of thousands of people around the world are coming together to demand we save the Arctic from oil drilling, industrial fishing and militarization. Join us at http://www.savethearctic.org

Scouting the remains of the Arctic

Blog entry by Yvette Sena Blankson and Miryam Justo | 2 July, 2012 2 comments

On Saturday, June 30, we heard a sound we will never forget. When the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise reached the edge of the Arctic sea ice, the sound of the ice scraping and scratching the hull of the ship was strong and it...

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