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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...

Shell Contracted Drillship.

Slideshow | 29 February, 2012

Vicious Circle

Video | 21 June, 2012 at 16:00

Shell is due to begin exploratory drilling at two offshore sites in the Alaskan Arctic in the coming weeks. If Shell is successful this summer, an Arctic oil rush will be sparked and the push to carve up the region will accelerate. Russian oil...

April 1: Drilling's not the answer, Obama!

Blog entry by mwilson | 1 April, 2010 1 comment

Hopes dashed: Obama's plan to expand US oil drilling causes controversy. President Barack Obama has announced plans to expand oil drilling off the US east coast - in a reversal of his 2008 campaign strategy, when he argued that...

Leiv Eiriksson Oil Rig Occupation

Image | 21 April, 2011 at 18:28

21 April 2011 - Turkey. In the early hours of the morning activists, intercept the Leiv Eiriksson oil rig as it attempts to leave Besiktas port near Istanbul and head to the Arctic to start exploratory drilling. Eleven activists scaled the 53,000...

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...

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...

Month in Pictures - May 2011

Slideshow | 1 June, 2011

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...

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