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Greenpeace intercepts oil rig

Image | 23 May, 2011 at 15:44

23 May 2011 - North Atlantic Ocean. The Greenpeace ships Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise intercept the Leiv Eiriksson drill rig in the north Atlantic en route to Greenland. Greenpeace have been involved in a week-long hunt for the 53,000 tonne Leiv...

Daily News: Greenpeace ships in Arctic stand-off, climate activists climb Chicago...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 25 May, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace ships protest against oil drilling in Greenland; Micronesia enters legal fight against Czech coal plant; EU agrees on nuclear stress tests; debate over Forest Code continues in Brazil; US climate activists climb...

Polar bear at Cairn headquarters

Image | 26 May, 2011 at 18:29

26 May 2011 - Scotland. Greenpeace activists block the entrance to the headquarters of Scottish oil company Cairn with a life sized polar bear. Greenpeace is campaigning to stop Cairn who are leading a dangerous new Arctic oil rush, deep water...

VIDEO: Calling on the Leiv Eiriksson

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 28 May, 2011 1 comment

Having recently travelled through the aptly-named “Iceberg Alley” here off Greenland, I’ve seen first-hand the extreme conditions Cairn Energy want to drill for oil in this year. The sight of giant chunks of ice, some of them hidden...

Climbers stop Arctic oil rig

Image | 29 May, 2011 at 17:39

29 May 2011 - Greenland. Greenpeace activists scale the underside of the 53,000 tonne Leiv Eiriksson oil rig to secure an Arctic survival pod with enough food and water to stay there for ten days. Their action will prevent the rig starting...

Daily News: Cairn Energy’s Arctic exploration halted by protesters and typhoon...

Blog entry by Josh S | 30 May, 2011 8 comments

Top News: Greenpeace activists take direct action against Arctic drilling by attaching ‘survival pod’ to giant oil rig; International Energy Agency report reveals record rise in carbon emissions make 2C rise almost inevitable; TEPCO...

Update from the Arctic survival pod: 48 hours and going strong!

Blog entry by Hannah | 31 May, 2011 23 comments

We’ve now been suspended beneath the Cairn oil rig in our Arctic survival pod for over 48 hours. After leaving the Esperanza at 3am to scale the rig and then a hard day rigging up the pod and setting up camp we were pretty exhausted...

Daily News: Arctic protesters mark 48 hours in survival pod and E. coli outbreak...

Blog entry by Josh S | 31 May, 2011 1 comment

Top News: Greenpeace activists in ‘survival pod’ on giant oil rig mark second day of protest; E. coli outbreak linked to cucumbers kills 14 and sparks restrictions across Europe; Oxfam report projects food prices will double over next...

Month in Pictures - May 2011

Image gallery | 1 June, 2011

Daily News: Arctic protest shakes oil investors confidence and toxic toys threaten...

Blog entry by Josh S | 1 June, 2011 2 comments

Top News: The market responds to Greenpeace Arctic action with losses for Cairn; fracking operations suspended as second earthquake hits UK town; and a new report reveals nearly 10% of toys in China are unsafe. Photo:  © Jiri...

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