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IPCC warning means it’s time to get serious about protecting our oceans

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 31 March, 2014 2 comments

We know climate change is the biggest threat facing our world, which is why it is Greenpeace’s priority campaign. Today’s report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s highlights the enormous impacts and...

Greenpeace tests ministers’ resolve on offshore oil ban

Press release | 23 September, 2010 at 11:50

Bergen, Norway, 23 September 2010 – Government minsters arriving in Bergen, Norway, today, for the annual meeting of the OSPAR Convention on marine pollution have been welcomed by Greenpeace activists dressed in hazard suits covered in oil and...

Greenpeace Arctic expedition investigates effects of excess carbon dioxide in oceans

Press release | 3 June, 2010 at 15:48

NY-ÅLESUND, Svalbard - A groundbreaking, Greenpeace-supported experiment investigating how carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution threatens the world’s oceans with acidification, started today at the Arctic scientific base Ny-Ålesund, in Svalbard, 1...

Arctic Under Pressure Expedition Ends

Press release | 13 July, 2010 at 13:30

SVALBARD, Norway, Tuesday 13 July 2010. As its two-month Arctic Under Pressure ship expedition ends today, Greenpeace renewed its calls for urgent climate action and an immediate moratorium on industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean. During the...

A different climate perspective: A view on the UN negotiations from the Arctic

Blog entry by Martin Kaiser | 4 June, 2010

From Martin Kaiser, political advisor on climate, on board the Esperanza in Svalbard. This week the United Nations climate negotiations are continuing in Bonn , Germany. Actually, I should be there right from the beginning, but I...

Esperanza in the Arctic!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 27 May, 2010 5 comments

Dave Walsh, Greenpeace comms officer and blogger, writes from our ship in the far North . It’s a long, long way from Germany to Svalbard, but the Esperanza has arrived at Ny Ålesund, just 1,231km from the North Pole , for the...

Ocean Acidification... in a nutshell

Video | 12 May, 2010 at 14:33

Our emissions of carbon dioxide threaten to alter the very chemistry of sea water and change life in our oceans within the span of a single human lifetime. An animation by Leo Murray for Greenpeace.

pteropod - ocean acidification

Image | 30 May, 2010 at 13:24

30 May - Norway. A 'scientist's eye view' of a pteropod looking into the eyepiece of a microscope in the marine laboratory at Ny-Ålesund. The pteropod, or "sea butterfly", is a small marine animal threatened by ocean acidification. Pteropods are...

Scientific Investigation on Ocean Acidification and CO2

Image | 31 May, 2010 at 13:30

31 May - Norway. One of the nine mesocosms being towed into place by IFM-GEOMAR scientists, after being lowered into the fjord from the deck of the Esperanza. The mesocosm will be attached to pre-placed mooring buoys, secured and made ready for...

Ocean Acidification Investigation

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:01

Scientific Investigation on Ocean Acidification and CO2. One of the nine mesocosms being towed into place by IFM-GEOMAR scientists, after being lowered into the fjord from the deck of the Esperanza. The mesocosm will be attached to pre-placed...

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