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On Board the Esperanza

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 13:42

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Oceans are acidifying. In summer 2010, Greenpeace sailed to one of the most fragile regions on our planet to witness the impacts of the carbon-based economy on this pristine environment and to help...

Esperanza in Svalbard

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 15:30

Our ship, Esperanza, is in the Arctic and has just finished setting up a cutting edge scientific research project with leading scientists to study the effects of ocean acidification. Ocean chemistry is changing as more carbon dioxide from fossil...

Mesocosms in Kongsfjord

Image | 28 May, 2010 at 15:30

The crew of the Esperanza have been working with scientists from the German marine research institute IFM-GEOMAR to investigate ocean acidification, by deploying nine large "mesocosms" in Kongsfjord, near the Arctic scientific research station of...

Getting Ready to Photograph the Arctic Seabed

Image | 31 May, 2010 at 13:08

Cameraman Gavin Newman pictured with his ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) on the deck of the Esperanza in the Arctic Ocean. The ROV,capable of filming hundreds of metres underwater, was designed and built by Gavin. The machine is a dedicated filming...

Arctic Under Pressure Expedition

Image | 31 May, 2010 at 15:51

31 May 2010 - Arctic. The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza and its crew work with scientists from the German marine research institute IFM-GEOMAR to investigate ocean acidification, with the use of nine large mesocosms, or experiment water enclosures...

Scientists at Work

Image | 6 June, 2010 at 13:47

A Dutch scientist working on the IFM-GEOMAR led ocean acidification experiment inside the Vaskerilab at Ny-Ålesund. Find out more about ocean acidification .

Arctic Seabed

Image | 13 June, 2010 at 14:07

Greenpeace used state of the art recording techniques to explore the little known seabed of the Arctic Ocean, north of Svalbard. Not sure what they would find, their cameras revealed a seabed rich in biodiversity. Read More .

A Northen fulmar circles the Esperanza

Image | 17 June, 2010 at 12:56

As climate change causes the Arctic sea ice to recede, the Greenpeace ship has sailed north of Svalbard, to survey the poorly understood Arctic Ocean seabed. Read More

A Minke Whale is Spotted Nearby

Image | 19 June, 2010 at 14:09

A minke whale breaks the surface of Woodfjorden on north Svalbard.

Exploring the arctic waters

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 12:53

Greenpeace research in the Arctic ocean Crewmembers explore the arctic waters of Woodfjord, off the northern coast of Svalbard. They use an inflatable boat, launched from the Esperanza. As climate change causes the Arctic sea ice to recede, the...

Greenpeace explores arctic waters

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 12:54

Crew members in an inflatable boat launched from the Esperanza explore the Arctic waters of Woodfjord, north of Svalbard.

Studying one of the Fjords

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 14:04

Crew members from the Esperanza use an inflatable boat launched from their ship, to study the eastern shore of Woodfjorden, one of the fjords on the northern side of Svalbard. See the expedition map .

Walking expedition

Image | 21 June, 2010 at 12:45

A shore party from the Esperanza walks along the edge of Woodfjord, off the northern coast of Svalbard. In the distance behind them, their ship Esperanza sits at anchor waiting for their return.

Shore party from the Esperanza

Image | 21 June, 2010 at 12:46

A shore party from the Esperanza walks along the edge of Woodfjord, off the northern coast of Svalbard. In the distance behind them, their ship Esperanza sits at anchor waiting for their return. As climate change causes the Arctic sea ice to...

The Esperanza films in the Arctic Ocean

Image | 23 June, 2010 at 2:37

The Esperanza sits in the Arctic Ocean against a floe of sea ice north of Svalbard. The ship stopped here to launch an ROV (remote Operated Vehicle) to film life in the ocean and the sea bed under the ice. Follow the Esperanza via its webcam.

Esperanza in the Arctic

Image | 23 June, 2010 at 12:38

The Esperanza sits in the Arctic Ocean against a floe of sea ice north of Svalbard. The ship stopped here to launch an ROV (remote Operated Vehicle) to film life in the ocean and the sea bed under the ice. As climate change causes the Arctic sea...

Arctic Life

Image | 25 June, 2010 at 13:57

Guillemots fly in a line past a floe of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Read why there are no penguins in the Arctic. Read why there are no penguins in the Arctic .

Floating Iceberg

Image | 2 July, 2010 at 13:49

A close-up view of part of an iceberg floating in Liefdefjord on north Svalbard, weathered into strange shapes by the wind and sea. The birds perched on the top are kittiwakes. Read More .

Arctic Landscape

Image | 2 July, 2010 at 13:52

A fine day in Liefdefjord on Svalbard makes for flat calm waters

A Male Walrus is Watching

Image | 4 July, 2010 at 14:13

An adult male walrus pokes his head above the herd, on a beach off the west coast of Svalbard

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