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Building a better NEMO

Blog entry by Gavin Newman | 30 June, 2010 1 comment

Gavin Newman is a long time Greenpeace cameraman, photographer, diver and now, remote-controlled submarine driver! It all seemed very simple in the beginning. I’d been using remote controlled cameras for years, bolting them on...

Isbjørn Ahoy!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 23 June, 2010

Greenpeace's Dave Walsh writes from the Esperanza, currently off the coast of Svalbard as part of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition 2010. Early afternoon, Sunday: the Esperanza is at anchor in Woodfjorden, northern...

Uncovering the Arctic

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 11 June, 2010 5 comments

Greenpeace International Comms officer Dave Walsh blogs from the Esperanza in the Arctic Ocean. The Esperanza is currently at anchor just offshore from the town of Longyearbyen, in the Arctic islands of Svalbard, from where...

Postcard from the Arctic Ocean: Can you accept this?

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 22 June, 2010 4 comments

Dave Walsh writes from the Esperanza. No, this is not a product placement… it’s a real picture of a real coke can lying on the Arctic Ocean sea bed at a depth of 200m, 25km off the north coast of Svalbard, photographed by the...

Mesocosms set up and running in Svalbard

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | 14 June, 2010

A blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter, scientist on board the Esperanza for the Arctic Under Pressure Expedition . As the Esperanza leaves Ny Ålesund and Svalbard, the mesocosms are all set up and running, and our job...

Danish Navy Seals ready to meet our ship?

Blog entry by LisaV | 16 August, 2010 3 comments

Ben Stewart, comms officer onboard the Esperanza writes... Well I have to say, I didn’t expect that. Yesterday afternoon I was on the rowing machine at the back of the ship as we bobbed along somewhere north of Scotland when...

Caption contest: Big Ship

Blog entry by JulietteH | 27 September, 2010 8 comments

The story: Four Greenpeace environmental campaigners swim out in front of a giant oil drilling ship, operated by the US energy giant Chevron, in open seas in an effort to halt its progress towards a deep water drilling site off...

Anais in Wonderland

Blog entry by LisaV | 16 August, 2010 4 comments

Anais from Germany writes from the Esperanza... And as the lockmaster is unveiling the curtain we are putting out to sea - leaving behind murmur, feet scraping and rustling plastic bags of the overcrowded cinema. it's the curtain...

Hope for a future beyond oil

Blog entry by LisaV | 12 August, 2010 6 comments

Hi. I'm the webbie on board our ship Esperanza currently sailing out into the North Sea from London - to confront the oil industry that's scrambling to get into the planet's last oil reserves - further away in riskier places. Being a...

LIVE ACTION: Greenpeace delegation boards Arctic oil rig demanding missing spill plan

Blog entry by Nick Young | 4 June, 2011 72 comments

It never really gets dark here in the Arctic but in the soft silver light of the early morning five inflatable speedboats left the side of the Esperanza. They carried a delegation of eighteen activists and headed for the giant Leiv...

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