Last night as we slept, a team of intrepid polar bears from Greenpeace visited Gazprom’s flashy headquarters in Moscow. At the same time, activists from Greenpeace in Germany set up a leaking oil derrick outside the Gazprom offices in Berlin.
Why, you ask, would such a sensible creature as a polar bear take such extreme action in the heart of one of the world’s biggest cities?
Simple. To demand that Gazprom, one of the world’s biggest energy companies, scrap it reckless plans to drill for oil in the pristine waters of the Russian Arctic.
Just the other week, Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo and a team of activists took direct action to stop Gazprom’s hulking oil platform Prirazlomnaya preparing to drill in the Pechora Sea. This rusting monstrosity c... Read more >