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The road to Copenhagen

Feature story | November 26, 2008 at 0:00

Vital UN climate talks are taking place in Poznan, Poland, from 1-12 December 2008. A lot hangs on these talks. The world needs action, not just a load of hot air! The world now has just one year to agree on a way to stop the global...

A Frozen Planet under threat

Blog entry by Joss Garman, Greenpeace UK | October 27, 2011

zoom   Like millions of people I have the next few Wednesday evenings mapped out already – I’ll watching David Attenborough’s groundbreaking new series Frozen Planet . In the tradition of Planet Earth and...

The Icy Arctic Treadmill

Blog entry by Eric Phillips, Polar Guide for Team Aurora | April 15, 2013

This week, the phenomenal team here has been learning first hand what I’ve been discovering more and more since first coming here 12 years ago: that the frozen North is an unpredictable, uncontrollable, unforgiving place. The North...

The Making of an Arctic Time Capsule

Blog entry by Jessica Miller | April 8, 2013

The Frame:  The capsule’s frame is made of titanium, a very long-lasting, inert material. All the bolts and nuts are made from titanium as well. Inscribed on the inert titanium ring that encircles the capsule are the words: Project...

The Stars Align Over the North Pole

Blog entry by Josefina Skerk | April 8, 2013

Today is the day we have been all been waiting for, and we have some exciting news to share with you. When we planned this expedition, our ambition was big already — to ski to the North Pole to lower a special pod and a flag for the...

A Polar Rescue

Blog entry by Nick | December 18, 2008

The Rainbow Warrior carries out a dramatic rescue in the icy north ...

Three strikes and you're out

Blog entry by Sune Scheller | April 11, 2013

This morning, two polar bears scaled the  Statoil oil rig  West Hercules  bound for the world’s northernmost drilling sites in the Arctic. Just a few hours later the Norwegian state-owned oil company announced that these frontier...

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