Tag: Greenpeace

  • Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Reoccupying Oil Rig Near Invergordon, Scotland; 14 Protesters Arrested in Total

    June 14: Greenpeace activists who re-occupied an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth just hours after police moved in to end the protest have been arrested. A police operation on […]

  • Russia’s floating power station

    Greenpeace deeply unimpressed. Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Heads West, Raising Fears of ‘Chernobyl on Ice’ Damien Sharkov Russia’s so-called “nuclear Titanic” is moving toward western Europe for a controversial maiden voyage that […]

  • Illegal fishers detained

    IUU fishing a major issue. Eight Chinese vessels detained off West Africa for illegal fishing Authorities in West Africa have detained eight Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat […]

  • Greenpeace rammed to prevent piracy

    Activists injured in incident. Spanish navy rammed Greenpeace boat to prevent “piracy,” Defense Ministry says The Spanish Defense Ministry has justified the actions of the country’s navy, which rammed into […]

  • Russia finally releases Greenpeace ship

    Ship held for close to a year by Russian authorities. Russia releases Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship after ten months in captivity Environmental organisation Greenpeace has announced the release of its […]

  • Harsh Winds, Tears and No Sympathy

    Briton Alexandra Harris and 29 others face 15 years in jail for Arctic Sunrise protest, but Russians have their own problems Greenpeace activists await trial among harsh winds, tears and […]

  • Icebreaker Boarded

      In the second protest against Artic exploration this week, Greenpeace activists boarded the icebreaker Nordica forcing Swedish authorities to tow the vessel back to land. Icebreaker Boarded By Mark Lowe, […]