2013

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Polar Bear gets a Chilly Reception at the Nats’ Annual Conference

Blog entry by Rosalind Atkinson | July 2, 2014

Over the weekend we visited the National Party’s annual conference, with a special Arctic visitor and a simple question: is climate change on the agenda? It’s hard to ignore a polar bear - but that’s exactly what many delegates...

Lego and Shell - FAQs

Blog entry by Sondhya Gupta | July 2, 2014

What has Lego got to do with the Arctic? Lego has a longstanding relationship with Shell, with plans to renew its deal later this year. Shell wants to drill for oil in the Arctic. The only reason they’re able to do this is...

How tiny plastic people protested around the world

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley | July 2, 2014

The news of LEGO's cosy relationship with Shell has led to tiny protests erupting around the country - nay, the world. Famous national and international landmarks have been festooned with banners as the streets resounded the stamp of...

It's time for LEGO to block Shell

Blog entry by Ian Duff | July 1, 2014

Imagine you're eight years old and picture the Arctic. There are no oil rigs, no industrial shipping and no politicians fighting over it. It's just an endless sparkling expanse of sea and ice, populated by brave scientific explorers...

Look under your seats NZ, you’re all getting ROADS!!

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | July 1, 2014

Over the weekend, the National party had their annual get together in Wellington. We popped along too, with our polar bear, to find out whether action on climate change was part of their agenda. From what we can gather from the muted...

What we've achieved together - the 2 year anniversary of Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Ana Mules | June 30, 2014

It's pretty flat out on the Arctic campaign these days and there often isn't much time to stop and reflect on things. But if the 2 year anniversary of what is possibly the defining environmental battleground of our time, and the...

Annual Impact Report 2013

Publication | June 26, 2014 at 8:15

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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...

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