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Northern Lights strike back at Arctic drilling

Troms - A case of nature protecting itself? The Northern Lights are interfering with Arctic drilling operations by affecting the equipment.

Lego dumps Shell after Greenpeace protests Arctic drilling

Lego will not renew its multi-million dollar marketing contract with Shell based on ongoing pressure from Greenpeace and its viral video, "Everything is not awesome," concerning Shell's planned Arctic drilling campaign.

Arctic 30 welcome Greenpeace protest ship back to Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Greenpeace's protest vessel, the ice-breaker Arctic Sunrise, docked in Amsterdam, Holland, Saturday, almost a year after Russian authorities seized the ship and arrested its crew during Greenpeace protests against Arctic oil drilling.

Greenpeace tells LEGO 'Everything is NOT awesome' in Shell deal

Billund - While the original video was banned from YouTube at the request of Warner Brothers, Greenpeace has now published a video on Vimeo, mimicking a scene from the LEGO movie and telling the toy giant to end its partnership with Shell, which can be seen here.

The Arctic: The world’s next hot spot?

As long as it was frozen, forbidding, and relatively valueless, disputes over the Arctic were akin to bickering over who owned the frost in the freezer.

UK Shell petrol stations targeted by Greenpeace over Arctic plans

Greenpeace campaigners have been targeting Shell petrol stations in the United Kingdom, over the company's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic.

US gov’t gags another climate scientist

The scientist who sounded the alarm over the threat to polar bears from the melting polar ice cap is being investigated by the Inspector General’s office, though no reason has been given, and the scientist has been ordered not to talk about it.

New report calls for end to all new offshore drilling

Tucson - BP's catastrophe last year in the Gulf of Mexico that spilled more than 205 million gallons of oil into the ocean's waters, the result of fundamental dangers not being addressed, has led to a new report calling for an end to all new offshore drilling.

BP, Russia reach agreement on Arctic drilling

No sooner had a presidential commission issued its report on last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill slamming the oil industry for careless practices, when BP closed a deal with the Russian state-run oil firm Rosneft for drilling in the Russian Arctic.
 

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Map of Alaska showing Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea.
Map of Alaska showing Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea.
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Finnish icebreaker Fennica in the Bay of Botnia. The Fennica is one of two icebreakers contracted by...
Finnish icebreaker Fennica in the Bay of Botnia. The Fennica is one of two icebreakers contracted by Royal Dutch Shell.
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Seattle is saying  Shell No  to Arctic drilling.
Seattle is saying "Shell No" to Arctic drilling.
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The Polar Pioneer moves into Seattle in preparation to join its sister drilling rig this summer  dri...
The Polar Pioneer moves into Seattle in preparation to join its sister drilling rig this summer, drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
Greenpeace USA
Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise negotiates the locks returning to Amsterdam from Murmansk hav...
Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise negotiates the locks returning to Amsterdam from Murmansk having been released by the Russian authorities following its seizure in 2013.
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