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Arctic oil investment: dangerous, reckless and wrong

Feature story | 18 April, 2012 at 16:36

Whilst international investors and oil industry representatives have been meeting today in Moscow to hatch plans to drill for oil in the Russian Arctic, Greenpeace Russia activists peacefully occupied the entrance to the conference to ensure that...

Greenpeace urges investors: “Do not invest into the destruction of the Arctic!”

Feature story | 17 April, 2012 at 13:44

April 17, 2012, Moscow – Today Greenpeace Russia activists hold a non-violent direct action at the premises of the Renaissance Monarch Hotel in Moscow during the opening of the 2nd Annual conference “Russian Arctic Oil and Gas” there. While oil...

Russian Arctic Offshore Hydrocarbon Exploration: Investment Risks

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 0:46

In their “Russian Arctic Off-shore Hydrocarbon: Investments Risks” report Greenpeace-Russia’s experts analyzed Russia’s current oil production practices, their environmental impacts as well as technologies and operational approaches Russian oil...

Greenpeace Russia Warns Investors: Caveat Emptor

Feature story | 16 April, 2012 at 14:55

Moscow, 16th April 2012. – Greenpeace Russia today released the report exposing the environmental, social and economical risks of the Russian Arctic offshore projects. The study is published on the eve of the 2nd Annual Conference «Russian Arctic...

Exposing oil exploitation in the Russian Arctic

Feature story | 29 March, 2012 at 15:49

The Arctic Council is meeting in Stockholm today, and government representatives will discuss the sustainability — or not — of Arctic oil.

Brief overview of oil pipelines’ rupture sand volumes of oil spills in Russia

Publication | 6 March, 2012 at 18:22

Land surface waters (rivers and lakes) are contaminated with oil products throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. Oil products are found almost in every water body (even in Baikal lake).

If you want your reputation to go downhill, invest in “Northern Caucasus Resorts”

Feature story | 30 January, 2012 at 10:38

At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, which closed its doors yesterday, one of the hot debates was that capitalism, in its current form, no longer fits the world around us. An obvious example of capitalism going in the wrong direction...

The EPR nuclear reactor: A dangerous waste of time and money

Publication | 24 January, 2012 at 17:31

Greenpeace International briefing on European Pressurized Reactor with information about construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR construction projects have run into.

Oil and gas development in the Arctic: At what cost?

Publication | 24 January, 2012 at 13:04

During the last few years the oil and gas industry growth in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) has increased. Environmental threats, as well as threats to Indigenous peoples inhabiting the area and their traditional way of living,...

Main objective of the constructions in and near the Khimki Forest: suppress civil...

Feature story | 1 October, 2011 at 11:50

End of September 2011, representatives of Greenpeace Russia and the Save the Khimki Forest Movement as well as residents of Moscow and Khimki inspected the site in the Khimki Forest where construction work preparations for the Moscow - St.

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