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  • The Most Excellent Storm: At Helheim Glacier

    Blogpost by Melanie - 23 August, 2009 at 23:38 1 comment

    CTD device hanging alongside the Arctic Sunrise © Greenpeace/Nick Cobbing

    Today is August 22. We are mid-way through leg 2 of this Arctic Climate Impacts Expedition in Sermilik Fjord. We have been wildly busy since arriving in Tasiilaq on August 17, but things are going really, really well. We’ve been incredibly lucky: no... Read more >

  • Arctic Sunrise weathering media storm off Greenland

    Blogpost by Melanie - 22 August, 2009 at 17:46

    The Arctic Sunrise in Sermilik Fjord. © Greenpeace/Nick Cobbing

    The Arctic Sunrise is currently on the east coast of Greenland. We said goodbye to the on-board science team in Nugatsiaq on August 9, and to two Chinese journalists and a campaigner from Greenpeace China in Sisimiut on August 11. Our next port-of-c... Read more >

  • Kayaks hanging from a helicopter

    Blogpost by laurak - 21 August, 2009 at 11:54 5 comments

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  • Greenland's Glaciers: Waking the Sleeping Giants

    Blogpost by Dave - 18 August, 2009 at 14:40 1 comment

    Humboldt Glacier. © Nick Cobbing/Greenpeace

    Crunch, crunch, crunch, leap crevasse… “oomph”. Crunch, crunch, crunch, run, “hup!”, jump, CRUNCH, “oooof”.

    It’s one o’clock on a windless morning. I’m walking on Humboldt Glacier in the high Arctic of northwest Greenland, my ears filled with the c... Read more >

  • Looking back on Petermann

    Blogpost by Juliette - 17 August, 2009 at 15:25

    The first leg of the Greenland expedition is now over. The on-board scientists are now off board (safely back home, don't worry) and it's time to look back on everything they did.

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  • The stories of Sipson

    Blogpost by Juliette - 17 August, 2009 at 12:38

    From one of our colleagues in the UK today came a link to a very simple video - a photo essay really - that went right to my heart. It depicts the very normal lives of people living in the village of Sipson, near Heathrow in the UK. Sipson will be wip... Read more >

  • Big oil's secret plans leaked to Greenpeace

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 14 August, 2009 at 17:15

    Following on from the news that the coal industry supplied letters from fake grassroots groups to influence the debate about US energy legislation in congress we've got our hands on a document showing big oil plans to do something similar.

    The memo mak... Read more >

  • Video: Fish, Chinese Campaigner on Climate Change in China

    Blogpost by Dave - 13 August, 2009 at 2:32 8 comments

    Out of the 28 people we've had on board the Arctic Sunrise for our expedition to Petermann Glacier, three were Chinese - two journalists, plus a campaigner from Greenpeace China, known to us all as "Fish". Here's a beautiful little movie that our on b... Read more >

  • Heading South

    Blogpost by Melanie - 8 August, 2009 at 0:24 2 comments

    After spending more than five weeks waiting for Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland to calve a 100km2 ice island into the sea, at around midnight Wednesday night the Arctic Sunrise began its transit down the west coast of Greenland. Our primary g... Read more >

  • Videos from the Arctic Sunrise

    Blogpost by Juliette - 7 August, 2009 at 18:39 6 comments

    The Arctic Sunrise is slowly moving away from the Petermann glacier. It's the perfect time to look back on all the great work that has been done so far up North:




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