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Cairn discovery poses grave threat to climate and the Arctic

Press release | 24 August, 2010 at 15:52

Baffin Bay, Greenland, 24 August 2010 - Scottish-based Cairn Energy has today announced the discovery of gas in Arctic waters off the coast of Greenland. The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is at the site in a stand off with Cairn and Danish Navy...

Arctic Drama as Greenpeace halts dangerous oil drill operation

Press release | 31 August, 2010 at 12:48

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 Arctic expedition investigates effects of excess carbon dioxide in oceans

Press release | 3 June, 2010 at 15:48

NY-ÅLESUND, Svalbard - A groundbreaking, Greenpeace-supported experiment investigating how carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution threatens the world’s oceans with acidification, started today at the Arctic scientific base Ny-Ålesund, in Svalbard, 1...

Norway creates impromptu safety zone around drilling site as Greenpeace cries foul

Press release | 30 May, 2014 at 11:16

Barents Sea, 30 May 2014 - Late last night Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum informed the Greenpeace ship Esperanza of the creation of 'safety zone' around a drilling site in the Barents sea. Esperanza is currently occupying the site preventing...

Greenpeace 'Arctic 30' activists trying to block Russian Arctic oil tanker in...

Press release | 1 May, 2014 at 12:00

Rotterdam, 1 May 2014 - A group of 80 activists supported by the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior are attempting to stop the oil tanker Mikhail Ulyanov from delivering the first oil from a controversial drilling platform in the Russian Arctic.

Dutch authorities arrest dozens of activists and board Greenpeace ship after Arctic...

Press release | 1 May, 2014 at 16:00

Rotterdam, 1 May 2014 - The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has been boarded by Dutch security agents in the port of Rotterdam, who broke down the door of the communications room and towed the ship to shore after it intercepted a Russian...

Greenpeace activists occupy Taiwan shipbuilding yard to protest overfishing

Press release | 12 October, 2012 at 11:00

Kaohsiung, Taiwan, October 12, 2012 – Ten Greenpeace activists occupied the largest shipbuilding yard in Taiwan on Friday, accusing the Taiwanese government of undermining international fishing agreements set up to combat the global overfishing...

Greenpeace exposes need for greater control of Indian Ocean fishing fleets

Press release | 3 May, 2013 at 8:52

Port Louis, Mauritius, May 3, 2013 – Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) members are failing to control fishing fleets and prevent illegal fishing and need to impose stricter controls to protect tuna stocks, Greenpeace International said on Friday.

Greenpeace rounds up 'wall of death' fishing nets in the Mediterranean sea

Press release | 23 June, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists aboard the Rainbow Warrior early this morning confronted Italian fishing pirates in the Mediterranean sea, some 65 kilometres south of the Italian island of Ponza, confiscating a section of the 8 kilometre long and 12 metre...

Ten football pitches worth of ocean floor devastated every four seconds

Press release | 7 June, 2006 at 2:00

As the kick-off to the football world cup approaches, Greenpeace has revealed the shocking fact that every four seconds, marine life in an area of ocean floor the size of ten football fields is wiped out by high seas bottom trawlers. Tomorrow has...

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