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Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov | 26 August, 2013 22 comments

In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard threatened to fire on a Greenpeace ship...

Russian Coast Guard threatens Greenpeace with force

Video | 26 August, 2013 at 22:00

Russian authorities board the Arctic Sunrise in the Kara Sea and threaten to shoot at the Greenpeace ship.

Greenpeace ship to leave Kara Sea under threat of force from Russian Coast Guard

Press release | 26 August, 2013 at 16:58

Northern Sea Route, 26 August 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has decided to leave the Kara Sea and the Northern Sea Route (NSR) under threat of force from the Russian Coast Guard.

Russian authorities board Greenpeace ship during Arctic oil protest

Press release | 26 August, 2013 at 12:34

Northern Sea Route, 26 August 2013 – The Russian Coast Guard has begun a mandatory ‘inspection’ of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise following a peaceful protest in the Arctic this morning. Greenpeace entered the Northern Sea Route on Saturday,...

Shell Protest At The Belgian Grand Prix

Image gallery | 26 August, 2013

It's time to separate the sponsor from the sport

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 25 August, 2013 32 comments

Much like the movement to save the Arctic, Grand Prix fans are made up of all sorts of people. I would know — I was a big fan of the sport growing up. Is it possible that a lifelong environmental and social justice activist can harbor...

Arctic drilling activists rebrand Shell at F1 Grand Prix

Press release | 25 August, 2013 at 16:11

Spa, Belgium, 25 August 2013 - Greenpeace Belgium campaigners have evaded security at the F1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix and have scaled the roof of the main grandstand opposite the VIP enclosure, where they are now unfurling a 20-metre-long banner...

Arctic Sunrise enters the Northern Sea Route

Image | 24 August, 2013 at 18:25

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise enters the Northern Sea Route (NSR) off Russia's coastline to protest against Arctic oil drilling, in defiance of Russian authorities who this week refused the ship permission to enter the area.

The Arctic nightmare Russian authorities don’t want you to see

Blog entry by Christy Ferguson | 24 August, 2013 6 comments

I’m on board the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, about to cross into an area of the Arctic that Russian authorities don’t want us to see. They’ve contravened international law by denying our ship access to an important sea route...

Greenpeace defies Russian attempt to prevent Arctic oil protest, enters Kara Sea

Press release | 24 August, 2013 at 8:07

Northern Sea Route, 24 August 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise today entered the Northern Sea Route (NSR) off Russia’s coastline to protest against Arctic oil drilling, in defiance of Russian authorities who this week refused the ship...

Insane PR circus rocks Holland... but it's not that polar bear thing

Blog entry by James Turner | 23 August, 2013 3 comments

"Accidents are as inevitable as breath. There is only one way to fully avoid accidents, and that is to die. When you are dead, no accidents." -- Timur Grigoluk , Polar Partners. The art of public relations is difficult, especially...

Arctic Sunrise: Seismic Patrol

Video | 21 August, 2013 at 15:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise on patrol for oil exploration vessels conducting seismic tests in the Arctic region.

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...

Ice Ride: the global bike ride to defend the Arctic

Video | 19 August, 2013 at 12:00

The rush for Arctic oil is on. And the only thing that will save the Arctic is a truly global movement. With your help, this could be the biggest ever event in defence of the Arctic. It's easy to take part, just grab you bikes, dress in Arctic...

Can dolphins hear Arctic drilling even before it starts?

Blog entry by Christy Ferguson | 14 August, 2013 4 comments

"This is Christy Ferguson, calling from the bridge of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise ... On behalf of Greenpeace and over 3 million Arctic Defenders around the world, we demand that you cease all preparations for oil drilling and...

Staying silent would be the real crime

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 12 August, 2013

I've sat in international courtrooms to report on crimes against humanity during wars in Africa or the Balkans, environmental degradation and conflict in South America or armed aggression between Russia and Georgia. I've also reported...

Of Shell, spill plans and sea ice

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 7 August, 2013 1 comment

It's pretty safe to say that the Arctic is under pressure like never before. Climate change is warming it faster than any other part of our planet. Sea ice is shrinking. The way of life of Indigenous Peoples is seriously threatened and...

Sailing together to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Shai Naides | 6 August, 2013

On the northern coast of Norway, just above the Arctic Circle, lies a small archipelago where big things are happening. The famously scenic Lofoten islands are best known as a cod-rich fishery and eco-tourism destination. But now...

How six women did something incredible to save the Arctic

Video | 22 July, 2013 at 12:00

At 4:20am, 11 July 2013, six climbers began a 15 hour climb of Europe's tallest building, the Shard, to send a message to oil giant Shell. This behind-the-scenes film captures the months-long build-up to the climb and the first hair-raising...

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