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www.SaveTheArctic... Today the Arctic is rising. The campaign was launched today because the Arctic Circle is defined as the area of the globe where on the summer solstice - June 21st - the sun doesn't set for a whole day. Shell is due to begin exploratory drilling at two offshore sites in the Alaskan Arctic in the coming weeks. If She...
#charity: Radiohead has partnered with @Greenpeace for new ad showing homeless polar bear wandering around London, set to soundtrack of "Everything In Its Right Place." With narration from @JudeLaw, the clip is being used to help raise awareness about oil companies looking to drill in the Arctic.
Infographic: Arktis smelter og trues av oljegiganter som Shell og russiske Gazprom. Men mennesker verden over har begynt å reise seg for å redde Arktis og det sårbare økosystemet. Denne sommeren har Greenpeaceskipene Esperanza og Arctic Sunrise reist nordover på deres vegne. Her er en ovesikt over reisen de skal tilbakelegge.
A new race for oil in the Arctic is beginning. Shell, BP, Exxon, Gazprom and other oil companies want to take the risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Arctic for only three years of fuel supply. We need to ban oil exploration in Arctic waters. Sign the petition now!
Caption: DeSalis Bay, 29 January 1958. Eskimo children: Joe and Annie Kudluk. Credit: R. Knights/NWT Archives (De Salis Bay is a Canadian Arctic waterway in the Northwest Territories)
Save lives and stop deforestation by shopping responsibly. Always check the ingredients list for palm oil. The safest bet is to boycott ALL palm oil at present, because there are no regulatory systems for certifying palm oil is humanely harvested.