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15 legendary pictures to celebrate: The Arctic Sunrise is coming home!

Blog entry by Angela Glienicke | June 20, 2014

MY Arctic Sunrise is making her way through ice in the fjord of Scoresbysund as part of her tour of Greenland in 2005 I'm so happy to hear that the Arctic Sunrise is finally released by Russian authorities after months in custody!

Farewell to Uli

Blog entry by Gerd Leipold | June 19, 2014

Ulrich von Eitzen, Operations Director of Greenpeace International from 2004 until 2013 and then a senior advisor to the Executive Director’s Office, finally lost his battle with cancer last Thursday, 12 June, 2014. The way he...

What is civil disobedience? 5 lessons from Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 18, 2014

Originally posted to the Guardian  Civil disobedience is a way of expressing political opposition that pushes beyond what the law allows you to do, in terms of resistance. It is an act that says “we are deliberately breaking an...

Norway's inconvenient truth

Blog entry by Martin Norman | June 16, 2014

Norway is known to be a beautiful country, with a long coastline, ranging mountains and lush forests. We are generally tolerant people, with a strong sense of right and wrong. We believe in peace. And we believe in nature. So when...

How big oil tries to win us over using stealth tactics

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | June 13, 2014

What does it take to run a successful, modern oil company? You'd be forgiven for thinking it's just drills, pipelines, and lawyers. But there's an even more crucial element - the trust and approval of people like you and me. One...

Anadarko court case lost, but cowboys exposed

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 13, 2014

After the protests at sea against the Brazilian oil giant Petrobras’ deep sea drilling exploits off the East Cape were so successful , the National Government made certain aspects of protest at sea illegal with the Anadarko Amendment...

Five reasons the Arctic is officially AWESOME (ecologically and biologically speaking)

Blog entry by Sophie Allain | June 11, 2014

I often sit at my desk imagining that I am an alien. Bear with me. I am not totally insane. I just think it would be interesting to land on this little blue and green planet for the first time, and see the world that we so often take...

Our Arctic Sunrise is coming home

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | June 7, 2014

Last night we had a remarkable phone call from Murmansk. It was from the team of lawyers representing Greenpeace International telling us that the Russian Investigative Committee (IC) had decided to release the Arctic Sunrise, after...

An Entangled Banks - And further disrespect for our democracy

Blog entry by Rosalind Atkinson | June 6, 2014

So John Banks has been found guilty of electoral fraud, of knowingly filing a false electoral return to hide large donations. Yet despite apparently breaking our laws, he will continue to make them, in likelihood remaining in...

8 Fictional Sea Creatures Who Have Flirted with Disaster

Blog entry by John Dunford | June 6, 2014

The chicken or the egg? John or George? Could Jurassic Park actually, really happen?! Certain classic debates are enormously divisive. Thankfully though we can now put one that has long plagued humanity to bed as we bring you the ...

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