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Activists stop Chevron deepwater drilling ship off the Shetland Islands

Feature story | 21 September, 2010 at 16:27

Our activists are taking action against a massive oil drilling ship, stopping it from leaving to drill a deep water well off the Shetland Islands. They are now swimming in front of the ship to prevent its progress.

Greenpeace Swimmers Continue to Stop Oil Drilling Ship in Atlantic

Press release | 27 September, 2010 at 15:44

For over 24 hours Greenpeace swimmers and campaigners in Kayaks have impeded the progress of the giant oil drilling ship the Stena Carron which is destined to begin a dangerous deep water drilling programme in the North Atlantic.

Activist occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Feature story | 22 November, 2010 at 17:20

Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to deepwater drilling...

This revolution's on!

Feature story | 29 September, 2010 at 13:44

From the chilly waters of the Atlantic to a stage in New York City, an amazing revolution is on. You had no idea? Well, that’s because most media routinely under-report it. We thought we would correct that.

UK Government Slammed for Giving Go-Head to First Deep Water Drilling Since BP Disaster

Press release | 1 October, 2010 at 14:38

London, 1st October 2010 - Greenpeace condemned a UK government decision made late last night to grant the first consent for deep water oil drilling in UK waters since the Gulf of Mexico oil as bizarre. Greenpeace is preparing to take legal...

Greenpeace: Deepwater drilling poses grave threat to climate and the oceans

Press release | 22 November, 2010 at 17:50

Coast of Veracruz, Mexico, 22 November 2010 - As countries finalize their positions for the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Cancun, Mexico four Greenpeace activists scaled the deepwater oil rig...

Greenpeace Activists End Arctic Oil Rig Occupation

Feature story | 2 September, 2010 at 17:25

Severe weather has forced activists to end their occupation of the Stena Don oil rig in the Arctic last night: after two days of hanging some 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters and forcing the rigs operators, Cairn Energy, to suspend...

Greenpeace activists occupy Arctic oil rig

Feature story | 31 August, 2010 at 14:56

Our activists are suspended 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters of Baffin Bay. They have taken up position on the drilling rig Stena Don to call for a ban on deep sea oil drilling in the Arctic, and demand that ‘wild cat’ oil company Cairn...

Swimmers stop oil drilling ship

Press release | 26 September, 2010 at 17:27

West of Shetland, 26 September 2010 - Four Greenpeace environmental campaigners have swum 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...

Greenpeace Occupies Giant Oil Rig off Shetland:

Press release | 21 September, 2010 at 15:05

Lerwick, Shetland Islands, 21 September, 2010 -- Greenpeace activists have occupied a giant oil drilling ship anchored one mile off Shetland, in the UK, to prevent its departure to begin dangerous deep water drilling in an ecological sensitive...

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