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Greenpeace International to appeal Russian court rulings as activists face long...

Press release | 27 September, 2013 at 2:24

Amsterdam, 27 September 2013 — Greenpeace International condemned a series of Russian court rulings today which left dozens of activists in custody pending investigations into a peaceful Arctic oil protest. The group insisted it would not be...

Eight more Greenpeace International activists detained in Russia following Arctic oil...

Press release | 29 September, 2013 at 21:20

Amsterdam, 29 September 2013 - A further eight Greenpeace International activists have been detained for two months in Russia pending an investigation into possible charges of piracy. The eight will join 22 others, including a freelance...

Greenpeace International activists and freelance photographer refused bail in Russia

Press release | 8 October, 2013 at 18:18

Murmansk, 8 October 2013 - The Regional Court of Murmansk today rejected an application made by lawyers for two Greenpeace International activists and a freelance photographer that they be released on bail (1).

Greenpeace International head urges meeting with President Putin

Press release | 9 October, 2013 at 10:17

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 – Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the continued...

Russian claims over boat ramming 'a fantasy' - Greenpeace International

Press release | 9 October, 2013 at 20:13

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 - Greenpeace International has branded as ‘a fantasy’ claims by Russia’s Investigative Committee that activists endangered the safety of Russian security officers in the course of a peaceful protest at a Russian Arctic...

Greenpeace International bail appeals refused as Brazil President speaks out

Press release | 11 October, 2013 at 23:31

Amsterdam, 11 October 2013 - Appeals for bail by lawyers for Phil Ball and Kieron Bryan, both British citizens, were today refused by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

Ban Ki-moon receives names of six million people calling for protection of the Arctic

Press release | 19 September, 2014 at 13:25

New York, 19 September 2014 - In advance of the UN Climate Summit in New York, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepted a six million signature petition from Greenpeace calling for long term protection of the region [1].

Global study reveals huge majority support the creation of a protected Arctic Sanctuary

Press release | 4 September, 2014 at 12:03

Copenhagen, 4 September 2014 - International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole.

Russian authorities terminate investigation into "Arctic 30" protest after twelve months

Press release | 1 October, 2014 at 14:22

Amsterdam, 1 October 2014 - Russia's Investigative Committee (IC) has ended a year-long investigation into a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil rig last year which led to the imprisonment of 28 activists and two freelance journalists who became...

Emma Thompson and daughter join Greenpeace ship on voyage to protect the Arctic

Press release | 1 August, 2014 at 11:00

London, 1 August 2014 - Actor Emma Thompson and her 15-year-old daughter Gaia Wise will sail aboard a Greenpeace ship in August to raise awareness of the melting Arctic environment. The Harry Potter and Nanny McPhee star will join a Greenpeace...

Actor Emma Thompson urges people to stop feeling powerless about global warming

Press release | 7 August, 2014 at 15:30

Svalbard, 7 August 2014 - During a trip to the Arctic aboard a Greenpeace ship, Actor Emma Thompson has spoken out about what she describes as a 'culture of guilt' around what's needed to protect the Arctic and deal with global warming.

LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell, after one million people respond to Save the...

Press release | 9 October, 2014 at 13:00

London, 9 October 2014 - Following a Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to 'not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell'. This decision comes a month after Shell submitted plans to the US administration...

Dutch court grants Greenpeace right to stage peaceful protests against Shell

Press release | 5 October, 2012 at 18:49

Amsterdam, October 5, 2012 -- Royal Dutch Shell has failed in its bid to win a sweeping injunction against two offices of Greenpeace, a setback to the company’s attempt to end protests by the environmental group over Arctic oil drilling.

Shell’s 2013 Arctic drilling programme 'on the brink' after drill rig runs aground

Press release | 4 January, 2013 at 20:14

Washington DC, January 4, 2013 – Following news that Shell’s stranded oil rig has suffered serious damage since being grounded in the Gulf of Alaska, Greenpeace predicts the company will now struggle to complete its planned 2013 drilling...

Scientists warn of growing crisis in the Arctic; Arctic Council again fails to act

Press release | 15 May, 2013 at 15:01

Despite strong calls for more action to address climate change from its own working groups and scientists, and many of the Ministers attending the meeting, today’s Arctic Council foreign ministers meeting has ended with no plans for binding...

Young explorers, Greenpeace plant flag on seabed at North Pole, call for global sanctuary

Press release | 15 April, 2013 at 9:06

North Pole, April 15, 2013 — Four young people on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow. (1) The young people...

Greenpeace wins Scottish court case against Cairn, injunction rejected

Press release | 27 March, 2013 at 13:19

Amsterdam, March 27, 2013 — Greenpeace International has won an important court ruling today when a Scottish court denied a request from oil company Cairn seeking to stifle protest against its Arctic drilling plans.

UPDATE: Trekkers depart on North Pole expedition, aim for Arctic Council meeting

Press release | 7 April, 2013 at 18:57

London, April 7, 2013 — A group of young campaigners set off today on an expedition to help save the Arctic, aiming to also hold an unexpected meeting with a delegation of influential Arctic officials at the North Pole later this week.

Greenpeace women reach Shard’s top

Press release | 11 July, 2013 at 23:09

London, 11 July 2013 - After 15 hours of arduous climbing on the sheer face of Western Europe’s tallest building, six women climbers from Greenpeace finally reached the top of the Shard at 07.08pm today. The climbers were cheered by crowds...

Russia shuts Greenpeace out of Arctic sea route, stifles criticism of oil industry

Press release | 21 August, 2013 at 13:12

Barents Sea, 21 August 2013 - The Russian government has denied permission for the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise to enter the increasingly busy Northern Sea Route (NSR), despite the ship having fulfilled all the requirements for such an...

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