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  • One typo...

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 24 July, 2009 at 13:39 1 comment

    You send the ship an email with one typo, just one tiny typo, and this is what you get back:

    Rice Shelf Collapses

    Greenland, 23 July 2009 – The Petermann Rice Shelf has collapsed, dumping five billion tonnes of glacial rice into the ocean, accordi... Read more >

  • Captains Blog: Icebreaking

    Blogpost by Dave - 23 July, 2009 at 2:27 7 comments

    [Captain Pete looks back at last's exit from Petermann Glacier]
    Wednesday, 15 July
    The helicopter gets off the deck at 0800. The ship's main engine starts 20 minutes later. We are headed south at 0900, and the engine needs a while to warm up. The hel... Read more >

  • Hans Island

    Blogpost by Juliette - 22 July, 2009 at 12:19 2 comments

    As the Arctic Sunrise made its way down from Petermann glacier to the Kane Bassin, it passed a very small island that gets a lot more attention than it should - Hans Island.

    If it was located anywhere else, it would be just what it looks like - a pie... Read more >

  • Captain's Blog: Petermann Glacier

    Blogpost by Pete Willcox - 22 July, 2009 at 3:30 2 comments

    There is never a bad time to go out for a walk on the deck and enjoy the scenery. Because the sun is always up, there are some times that are better than others. And speaking of time, longitude up here in the Arctic, it ain't what it used to be. At th... Read more >

  • Can Obama save the Pacific from climate change?

    Blogpost by Lisa - 20 July, 2009 at 16:02

    Here's a post and video blog from Georgia, a Greenpeace deckhand from California who is currently working on board our ship, Esperanza, in the Pacific.

    I was born and raised in the heartland of the United States of America. I currently reside in San Fr... Read more >

  • Melancholy

    Blogpost by Dave - 18 July, 2009 at 19:19 1 comment

    We left Petermann Fjord on Wednesday morning at 9am. The Arctic Sunrise headed south from Petermann Fjord just in the nick of time. Satellite images of the area three hours before our departure showed the thick, multi-year sea ice that was formally pa... Read more >

  • The Ice Report: Out of Petermann, into the Basin

    Blogpost by Dave - 17 July, 2009 at 15:13

    The Arctic Sunrise has departed Petermann Glacier. I'm writing this blog from tranquil Kane Basin, 80 nautical miles (148 km) south of the fjord where we spent the last two weeks. Texas, the Radio Operator, just looked out at the near mirror world sur... Read more >

  • Something afoot in the Arctic

    Blogpost by Eric Philips - 15 July, 2009 at 14:25

    A lake of melt water.  © Nick Cobbing / Greenpeace

    I'm writing this blog from Peterman Glacier in northwest Greenland, where a cold katabatic wind is blowing off the ice onto the deck of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. The ship is here on a scientific research mission and to document the effects... Read more >

  • Blue River

    Blogpost by Dave - 15 July, 2009 at 9:06 2 comments

    [Nick Cobbing is the photographer on board the Arctic Sunrise, here at Petermann Glacier. You may be used to seeing his name underneath Greenpeace photographs, but here he adds some words to his photographs, to describe the audacious challenge taken ... Read more >

  • Battling Climate Change from the Pacific

    Blogpost by Juliette - 13 July, 2009 at 11:23 3 comments

    Seni, from our Pacific team, sends this blog entry from the Esperanza. The Espy is currently on tour in the Cook Islands to document climate impacts.

    I left Pukapuka yesterday with a tinge of sadness, fond memories and a personal resolve in my commitme... Read more >

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