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  • Just a moment ago we launched our inflatables at the crack of dawn in the misty Arctic waters of Baffin Bay and headed straight for Cairn Energy's deepwater oil drilling rig, the Stena Don. A group of highly experienced climbers are now scaling t... Read more >

  • Earth's hideous wooly jumper

    Blogpost by nyoung - August 30, 2010 at 10:10

    Leila, climate campaigner on the Esperanza, writes from the Arctic...

    Can you believe the Esperanza has been in the Arctic for a week now? When we arrived the sea was a millpond and the sky clear and spectacular with sunsets that go on for hours, ... Read more >

  • Bad week in business for Sinar Mas

    Blogpost by Jamie - August 27, 2010 at 12:47

    Recent deforested area by Sinar Mas company in Central Sumatra. 

    There's been a not insignificant amount of fallout from theimplosion of Sinar Mas's audit last week. You'll remember that the independent auditors demanded public clarification on som...

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  • The trouble with tuna

    Blogpost by Willie - August 26, 2010 at 17:37

    When you get a bit close to a subject, you get geeky. Before you know it you are scoffing at how other people could possible not know something, because you do. Yet of course it's true that the vast majority of the public are very much in the 'don't...

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  • We're in the Arctic to end deepwater oil drilling

    Blogpost by tracy - August 24, 2010 at 11:17

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    This morning we've heard from Ben on board our ship Esperanza that they are currently anchored about 2km from the deepwater drilling rig Stena Don in the Davis Straits between Canada and Greenland. The crew left London 12 days ago to confront dan...

  • Sinar Mas caught with pants on fire, fibbing to stock markets

    Blogpost by nyoung - August 20, 2010 at 9:58

    Fresh evidence of Sinar Mas destroying rainforest and peatlandsShooting yourself in the foot. Getting egg all over your face. These and many more idioms apply to the Sinar Mas group which, following the release of its audit last week, has seen its executives "misreporting" the audit's findings.

    Despite what c... Read more >

  • Danish Navy Seals ready to meet our ship?

    Blogpost by nyoung - August 18, 2010 at 10:12

    Ben Stewart, comms officer onboard the Esperanza writes...

    Well I have to say, I didn’t expect that. Yesterday afternoon I was on the rowing machine at the back of the ship as we bobbed along somewhere north of Scotland when Helena tapped me on th... Read more >

  • At 20:25 last night on Monday the 16th of August -  following months of editing, writing, coding, designing and tinkering - our shiny new website was born. And after a moment's silence the old one shuffled peacefully off into the ether.

    The new mod... Read more >

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