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Esperanza in the Arctic!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 27 May, 2010 5 comments

Dave Walsh, Greenpeace comms officer and blogger, writes from our ship in the far North . It’s a long, long way from Germany to Svalbard, but the Esperanza has arrived at Ny Ålesund, just 1,231km from the North Pole , for the...

Putting Obama's Arctic drilling announcement in perspective

Blog entry by JulietteH | 28 May, 2010 2 comments

Originally posted by Greenpeace US . The news today out of Washington has been somewhat promising, but these are small steps in a very long march towards a clean energy economy — an economy with none of the potential for...

Now make it permanent!

Blog entry by JulietteH | 28 May, 2010

I guess my pessimism yesterday was not justified. We haven't won the war, but we won the battle for this year on offshore drilling in the United States. All plans for exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean have been suspended, there...

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...

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...

A different climate perspective: A view on the UN negotiations from the Arctic

Blog entry by Martin Kaiser | 4 June, 2010

From Martin Kaiser, political advisor on climate, on board the Esperanza in Svalbard. This week the United Nations climate negotiations are continuing in Bonn , Germany. Actually, I should be there right from the beginning, but I...

Deploying mesocosms @ 79°N

Blog entry by LisaV | 5 June, 2010 3 comments

Janet Cotter, from Greenpeace’s Science Unit is currently on board the Esperanza on Leg 1 of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition. The ship is currently in Ny-Ålesund, in the Arctic, where Janet has been helping seagulls from ...

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 .

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