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FREE OUR ACTIVISTS

Action | September 20, 2013 at 3:00

Send a letter to the Russian Embassy to free our activists and stop brutal repression of peaceful protest.

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Armed Russian Coast Guard boards peaceful Greenpeace protest ship, arrests crew

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 2:00

Pechora Sea — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and is arresting the 25 activists on board following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling operations.

10 reasons to take action to stop Gazprom's Prirazlomnaya oil platform

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | September 26, 2013

Right now, the 30 activists and crew from the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise are in custody in Murmansk . They have been under armed guard since last Thursday when the Russian authorities forced their way onto our ship...

We rebut Gazprom’s absurd claims about the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | October 9, 2013

In a recent news   item   on the   BBC , Artur Akopov, chief of operations on the Prirazlomnaya, made a number of absurd claims about the safety of the peaceful Greenpeace action on the side of Gazprom’s giant oil platform. In a   ...

Don’t believe the hype – hooliganism is hardly better than piracy

Blog entry by Jess Wilson | October 24, 2013

Earlier this evening Russian authorities offered the Arctic 30 — currently being held in a freezing jail in Murmansk — what looked like a legal olive branch by dropping piracy charges and replacing them with ones of "hooliganism."...

Ranking the climate culprits

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | November 23, 2013

There's a clear parallel between the behaviour of the fossil fuel giants and tobacco companies: tobacco companies went to extraordinary lengths to suppress the knowledge that smoking caused cancer, activities that eventually resulted...

30 things you can do for the #Arctic30

Blog entry by JulietteH | October 17, 2013

We continue to be overwhelmed by the amount of support, messages, letters, posters, sent to us for the Arctic 30. Many of you have written to us asking what more you can do to help them, especially when you are far away from cities...

Cold hands, determined hearts

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 30, 2012

When I spoke to my friends and family this weekend I was unanimously scolded. After Friday’s 15-hour occupation of Gazprom’s  Prirazlomnaya  oil platform in the Pechora Sea, they all said “you’re getting too old for this!” With blue...

Arctic Action LIVE!

Blog entry by Nick Young, Greenpeace New Zealand | August 24, 2012

It’s certainly a mouthful, but it’s also the new name – and face – of Arctic destruction today. This giant Russian platform is set to be the first to try and commercially produce Arctic oil anywhere on the planet. Make no mistake:...

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