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Why Shell’s spill response plan is a dog's breakfast

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 22 February, 2012

While we’re tweeting from the rooftop at London's National Gallery  (the banner is now down and Paula Bear is having a wander), we thought you might like to find out a bit more about Shell’s spill response plan – the document ...

Oil spill clean-up

Image | 22 September, 2005 at 19:49

Oil spill clean-ups that we've seen have been crude, with what amounts to towels soaking up the oil and being carried away by boat. Workers are not adequately protected.

Shell: "Something has gone wrong here"

Blog entry by Bex | 19 August, 2011 3 comments

Shell has apologised for the North Sea oil spill and for its own lack of transparency saying: "The fact is something has gone wrong here, so whatever risk assessment we made about the condition of these pipes has proven to be wrong...

A couple questions for Shell

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 17 August, 2011 8 comments

What does the ongoing North Sea oil spill say about Shell’s plans to open up the Arctic , where an accident would be all but impossible to clean up? Personally, it seems to me that if Shell can’t get it right in the supposedly...

Daily news: Oil-fired climate sceptic exposed 1.5 million liters oil spill in Israel

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 30 June, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace exposes climate sceptic’s big oil funding; Canadian government fines Statoil over water regulation violations; Hungarian activists demand government reduce emissions; oil spill in Israel contaminates nature...

The power of images:meeting Lu Guang

Blog entry by Pat C | 5 May, 2011

Today I have had the unique opportunity to meet the Chinese freelance photographer Lu Guang . He visited the Greenpeace office in Amsterdam to talk about his World Press Award winning documentation of the Dalian Oil Spill in China ...

World Press Photo award for oil spill photographer

Blog entry by JulietteH | 11 February, 2011 3 comments

Earlier today, we heard that Greenpeace-commissioned photographer Lu Guang has received 3 rd place for “spot news stories” at the prestigious World Press Photo for his portrayal of last July’s Dalian oil spill in northeastern China.

Fool me once...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 6 July, 2010 1 comment

... shame on you. It has become completely obvious to anyone reading news on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that BP grossly inflated their response capacity and underestimated the worst case scenario in their official...

Greg Palast on the "cussedness" of Greenpeace

Blog entry by Greg Palast | 2 December, 2011 1 comment

In 2010, in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, we gave iconaclastic  investigative journalist Greg Palast a ride in one of our inflatable boats, so that he could bear witness to parts of the Gulf of Mexico shoreline...

Verdict: Cairn's oil spill plan is outlandish, simplistic and "wholly inadequate"

Blog entry by Bex - Greenpeace UK | 31 August, 2011 1 comment

Earlier this month, after more than 100,000 of you asked Cairn Energy to open up its Arctic oil spill response plan to public scrutiny, the government of Greenland stepped in and published it . The verdict is now in. Veteran marine...

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