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Shell is trying to silence your voice on Arctic drilling...

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | April 10, 2015

"If somebody not from your country commits a crime against somebody not from your country in another country, should the courts in your country have any jurisdiction over the issue?" With remarkable prescience, this question was ...

Six Volunteers Scale Shell’s Oil Rig

Blog entry by Haley Rabic | April 8, 2015

Yesterday morning things changed drastically for six volunteers aboard the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza. They boarded Shell’s oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean. The volunteers, Aliyah, Zoe, Johno,...

My reasons for climbing up Shell’s 100-meter high oil rig

Blog entry by Zoe Buckley Lennox | April 7, 2015

Before I head off, I want to share with you my reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig, perched on the back of a cargo ship, swaying in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Just so we’re all on the same page. This isn’t just a...

By the time you read this, I will be 40 meters up...

Blog entry by Aliyah Field | April 7, 2015

By the time you read this, I will be somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, literally closer to satellites than land. And if you choose to join the six of us, these past few weeks and the ones still to come will have been worth...

Why we all should care about the oil platform explosion that just happened in Mexico

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | April 4, 2015

Early Wednesday morning the Pemex oil platform, Abkatun Alpha blew up off the West coast of the Yucatan peninsula. The explosion killed four people and sent 16 to the hospital. 300 people managed to escape the blazing wreckage. Three...

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