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Greenpeace International ship remains under control of Russian authorities in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 9:53

The crew of the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, which includes two New Zealanders, remain in the custody of Russian authorities following an armed boarding of the ship in international waters yesterday. The ship has now been under armed...

Save the Arctic Petition

Publication | August 3, 2012 at 10:09

Polar ice is vital for cooling the planet but the Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth. Without the ice, polar bears and other wildlife cannot survive. As the ice retreats, oil giants like Shell are moving in. An oil spill...

Infographic: Save the Arctic Map

Page | July 17, 2012 at 3:41

Two Greenpeace ships, the Esperanza and the Arctic Sunrise, are on their way to the Arctic right now to head off a new Arctic oil rush.

Beach clean up

Blog entry by Chris Burman | October 17, 2012

Today we had the opportunity to get down and dirty. On our way back from the ice edge we sailed through the Forland Sundet to a beach called Poolepynten on the Island of Prins Karls Forland to pick up rubbish.   Armed with rubber...

On the edge of the Arctic ice

Blog entry by Chris Burman | October 17, 2012

The Arctic Sunrise has sailed us all the way to the edge of the sea ice. We found it far west at 78 to 79 degrees latitude North, almost 16 hours sailing further away than normal. We are in a record melting year indeed. We anchored...

BREAKING: Two Kiwis arrested by armed Russian Coast Guard

Blog entry by John Dunford | September 20, 2013

25 activists, including two Kiwis, have been arrested by armed Russian Coast Guard. The crew of the Arctic Sunrise had been peacefully protesting against risky drilling at an oil rig in the Arctic when the Russian Coast Guard, using...

Q&A: Gazprom and the Arctic

Blog entry by Damian Kahya | September 25, 2013

The fight over the Arctic's oil and gas reserves has intensified - but what is actually going on? We've put together a short Q&A. What's happened? Russian authorities summoned the Dutch ambassador to Moscow (the Sunrise flies a...

Is the armed response to peaceful protest in the Arctic a taste of things to come in...

Blog entry by John Dunford | September 25, 2013

Two stories from opposite ends of the world highlight looming dangers for New Zealand.   Peaceful Protest. Rigs. Armed response. Seized ships. Risky oil. These are the topics that have been dominating our week. In case you...

Video: how to climb the tallest building in western Europe

Blog entry by Victoria Henry | July 25, 2013

Since the six of us climbed the Shard, many people have asked: how did we do it? How much training did it take? How did we go to the toilet? Now I can show you. The behind-the-scenes film of our climb captures the planning,...

Every act of peaceful rebellion adds up

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 19, 2013

I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning with my stomach in knots as I scrambled to check my twitter feed and email. It was five a.m. but I was wide awake; physically in Amsterdam but my heart in Russia where I knew that five of...

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