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Activists take action to stop dumping of industrial waste in Greece

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

A team of activists occupied the crane that fills an ocean-dumping barge with ferronickel wastes. Climbers went all the way to the top of the crane arm and paralysed the sea dumping operation.

Cement plant blockade

Feature story | 16 October, 2002 at 2:00

The Esperanza’s Mediterranean tour kicked off Tuesday with a protest against at a cement plant, twenty-nine arrests and some rough stuff from the Spanish authorities.

Shipment blocked in Dutch port

Feature story | 14 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace's newest ship, Esperanza, and flagship, Rainbow Warrior, joined forces today off the coast of the Netherlands to block the harbour and stop ancient forest timber from entering the port of Flushing.

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature story | 12 May, 2010 at 16:20

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

Greenpeace Activists End Arctic Oil Rig Occupation

Feature story | 2 September, 2010 at 17:25

Severe weather has forced activists to end their occupation of the Stena Don oil rig in the Arctic last night: after two days of hanging some 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters and forcing the rigs operators, Cairn Energy, to suspend...

Greenpeace activists occupy Arctic oil rig

Feature story | 31 August, 2010 at 14:56

Our activists are suspended 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters of Baffin Bay. They have taken up position on the drilling rig Stena Don to call for a ban on deep sea oil drilling in the Arctic, and demand that ‘wild cat’ oil company Cairn...

Whaling and protest resumes

Feature story | 6 January, 2006 at 1:00

The crews of the Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise are once again in action in the Southern Ocean after 10 days of no whales being killed. Expedition leader Shane Rattenbury said: "We caught up with the whalers again late last night and saw seven...

Greenpeace confronts reckless oil exploration

Feature story | 12 August, 2010 at 19:11

Greenpeace is sending two ships to the frontiers of the world's oil problem. The mission of the Esperanza is clear: to confront the kind of reckless oil exploration that keeps wrecking our environment. In the Gulf of Mexico the Arctic Sunrise...

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Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | 4 November, 2008 at 1:00

Despite the moratorium on commercial whaling, the Japanese government continues to send a fleet of ships to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to kill over a thousand whales. Each season, the fleet departs for the Sanctuary and more whales...

Bering witness in a mini-sub

Feature story | 14 August, 2007 at 2:00

Our good ship Esperanza is currently out in the Bering Sea, one of the world's wildest oceans. Situated between Alaska and Kamchatka at the western edge of Russia, the Bering covers over 2 million square km of the northernmost region of the...

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