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It's time for LEGO to block Shell

Blog entry by Ian Duff | July 1, 2014

Imagine you're eight years old and picture the Arctic. There are no oil rigs, no industrial shipping and no politicians fighting over it. It's just an endless sparkling expanse of sea and ice, populated by brave scientific explorers...

Norwegian authorities end two-day Greenpeace occupation of Arctic oil rig

Press release | May 29, 2014 at 15:02

The Barents Sea-- After 48 hours, Greenpeace International activists have been removed from Statoil’s oil rig Transocean Spitsbergen in the Barents Sea. The activists scaled the rig on Tuesday 27th May at around 5 am CEST to protest the company’s...

100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

Press release | December 27, 2013 at 23:49

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for...

First of the Arctic 30 leaves Russia

Press release | December 27, 2013 at 0:00

St Petersburg, 26 December 2013 - The Arctic 30 are leaving Russia. Swedish activist Dima Litvinov is on a train and heading for the border. He will enter Finland at 20:30 local time (17:30 GMT).

First of the Arctic 30 get visas to leave Russia

Press release | December 26, 2013 at 17:32

St Petersburg, 26 December 2013 – Arctic 30 activist and UK national Anthony Perrett has today been given a visa in his passport from the Federal Migration Service allowing him to leave the country.

Good news on Christmas Day for Arctic 30

Press release | December 25, 2013 at 18:29

St Petersburg, 25 December 2013 – The final chapter in the legal ordeal of the Arctic 30 began today as the group was asked to attend a meeting at Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee, where the criminal case against them is being dropped en...

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