Greenpeace News Releases

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Tarballs and oil beneath the sand at Horn Island, MS

Media release | September 8, 2010 at 18:33

HORN ISLAND, MS –Today, a Greenpeace investigative team from the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise found oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill on the shores of Horn Island, just off the coast of Mississippi.

Greenpeace Response to BP Report

Media release | September 8, 2010 at 11:02

WASHINGTON - Responding to BP’s report on the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Dan Howells, Greenpeace USA Deputy Campaigns Director, said:

Vermilion 380 Disaster Result of Dirty and Dangerous Energy Policies

Media release | September 2, 2010 at 15:33

In response to the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico this morning, Greenpeace USA Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar issued the following statement from the Arctic Sunrise a Greenpeace ship currently on a three-month long research...

Greenpeace Activists End Arctic Oil Rig Occupation in Freezing Gale

Media release | September 2, 2010 at 9:19

Baffin Bay, Greenland - After over 40 hours hanging below the Stena Don oil rig, forcing the operators Cairn Energy to halt drilling operations, harsh arctic weather conditions have forced four Greenpeace climbers to end their occupation by...

Climbers scale rig in freezing seas as energy giants eye Arctic oil rush

Media release | August 31, 2010 at 9:59

Baffin Bay, Greenland - Campaigners have evaded a huge military security operation to scale a controversial oil rig in the freezing seas off Greenland. At dawn this morning four expert climbers in inflatable speedboats dodged Danish Navy...

Greenpeace launches three-month ship expedition to investigate oil disaster impacts...

Media release | August 12, 2010 at 10:50

St. Petersburg, FL - Greenpeace today launched a three-month ship expedition to support independent research into the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster on marine life, as well as researching the unique environments and marine life that are at risk...

Greenpeace Response to Sinar Mas “Verification Exercise”

Media release | August 10, 2010 at 16:45

Jakarta, Indonesia, August 10th 2010 -- Greenpeace today responded to notorious rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas' self-styled 'verification exercise':

Government Industry Links and Hidden Causes of Gulf Disaster to be Exposed Through Law

Media release | August 2, 2010 at 14:57

Greenpeace is using legal means to expose the true scale of the impact and the real causes of the Gulf oil disaster, describing links between government and the oil industry as critical.

Greenpeace Asks Facebook: As You Grow Toward a Billion Users, Will You Disclose Your...

Media release | July 23, 2010 at 16:22

Facebook announced yesterday that it has a population larger than the United States, Mexico, and Canada, combined, but it remains unknown what the popular social networking site will do in regard to its carbon footprint as it continues to expand.

Greenpeace begins independent assessment of Gulf impacts with three-month ship tour

Media release | July 19, 2010 at 16:26

Following the news that for now the well has been capped and oil is no longer flowing into the Gulf, Greenpeace has announced that the Arctic Sunrise, a Greenpeace ship, will be launching a three-month expedition to document the true impacts of...

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