A keen ornithologist who has worked on many Greenpeace issues, Ben is head of the Arctic oil campaign. He lives in London and watches a lot of Arsenal matches.
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According to a new paper in Nature, sea ice in the Arctic is now declining at a pace and scale not seen for over a thousand years. It estimates that after decades of decline, the amount of ice locked away in the High North is now 2 million km2 smaller... Read more >
Early one June morning this year, along with 19 fellow activists I jumped off a Greenpeace inflatable and climbed up the vertical wall of the leg of a giant oil rig, the Leiv Eiriksson, which was drilling nearly 200km off the coast of Greenland in the... Read more >
This month sees the Arctic sea ice minimum, a litmus test for the health of the global climate, with indications suggesting the extent in 2011 could be the lowest level ever.
Arctic sea ice acts like the planet’s air conditioning system and, like min... Read more >
What does the ongoing North Sea oil spill say about Shell’s plans to open up the Arctic, where an accident would be all but impossible to clean up?
Personally, it seems to me that if Shell can’t get it right in the supposedly ultra-safe North Sea the... Read more >
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