Tag Archives: Arctic 30

The Arctic 30 are back – please help Shell say no to Gazprom

Latest email from Greenpeace: Hi, Five months ago, they tried to silence us. They arrested our activists, and threw them in jail for peacefully protesting oil drilling in the Russian Arctic. The oil giants thought they could scare us away … Continue reading

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What a Year that was (for Greenpeace and the Planet)

Most recent Email received from Greenpeace: ——– Hi Rick, 2013 was undisputably the year of the Arctic, and if you skip to the end of this email, you’ll find a link to a film that relives some of the highlights. … Continue reading

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Will Gazprom give the Russian Arctic an amnesty?

This news just in from Greenpeace: ———– Dear supporter, Prepare yourself for some great news: The Arctic 30 have been granted amnesty by the Russian parliament!! This means the legal action by Russia against the Arctic 30 can come to … Continue reading

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Colin Russell is released on bail

Latest email from Greenpeace ——————- Hi Rick, Amazing news! Four minutes after I heard Colin’s appeal hearing had started, news came that he had been granted bail. I didn’t even have time to make myself a cup of tea. The … Continue reading

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Greenpeace petition to help get Colin Russell out of jail

Dear Greenpeace member, I’ve never written to you before, but I really hope you can help me today. My dear husband Colin Russell is one of the Arctic Sunrise crew members arrested at gunpoint for protesting Arctic oil drilling. Just … Continue reading

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It’s official – Arctic 30 protestors are not pirates

As Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace International has said, this is an historic event. The actions of the Russian government two months ago – and the continuing failure of the UNFCCC to agree action to mitigate climate change … Continue reading

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It is not a crime to care too much – Free the Arctic 30 now!

Here is an email I have received from freelance photographer Nick Cobbing: Hi Rick, I was shocked to see pictures of Denis behind bars in the Russian courtroom on Thursday. I’m a freelance photographer too and I was about to … Continue reading

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