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Chevron deepwater drilling ship action

Image | 21 September, 2010 at 16:32

21 September 2010 - Shetland Islands. Two Greenpeace activists climb on Chevron’s 228m long drill ship the Stena Carron, to stop it from leaving to drill a deep water well off the Shetland Islands. The occupation comes two days before environment...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Month in Pictures - May 2011

Image gallery | 1 June, 2011

Jon Andreas Bergstrom

Image | 4 June, 2011 at 18:17

Andreas is an Arctic guide who lives in Svalbard.

Shell Contracted Drillship.

Image gallery | 29 February, 2012

Gazprom Arctic Drilling Action in Moscow

Image | 7 September, 2012 at 17:51

Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears in a police car after they blocked the Russian energy giant Gazprom’s headquarters in Moscow. Greenpeace demands that the company abandons its reckless offshore oil drilling plans in the Arctic.

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