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Arctic 30

Interview With Kumi Naidoo: "Our Main Problem Is Civil Obedience"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

Wearing one his trademark African shirts, Kumi Naidoo eschews not only conventional western dress codes, but also traditional power structures. Having grown up under the brutal hand of apartheid rule in South Africa, he is no stranger to standing up to oppressive regimes.

Russia Drops Charges Against 29 Greenpeace Crew

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian investigators have dropped charges against all but one of the 30 crew of a Greenpeace ship, who were accused o...

'Green News Report' - December 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Getting 'The Arctic 30' Home

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Australian activist Colin Russell was today released from a St. Petersburg detention center, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be freed on bail after the seizure of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise more than two months ago.

Last Greenpeace Activist Freed In Russia

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia has freed the last of 30 people detained after a Greenpeace protest in Arctic waters. Australian...

WATCH: People Around the Country Give #ClimateThanks

Philip Radford | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Philip Radford

This Thanksgiving, people around the country who have felt some of the most severe impacts of climate change have come together to thank people taking action -- in large and small ways -- to try to stop the unfolding catastrophe.

Eleven Things to Give #climatethanks for

Heather Libby | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Heather Libby

For every missed opportunity at the international level, there are countries, states, cities and individuals stepping up to do more.

Bonnie "Prince" Billy Sings a Song for Arctic 30 Captain Peter Willcox (VIDEO)

Travis Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Travis Nichols

He sailed to save the Arctic, and now he's captive to the Russian legal system. It's not right, and it must end.

Greenpeace Captain Describes Fear Felt In Russian Jail

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The U.S. captain of the Greenpeace ship seized by the Russian coast guard described on Sunday the stress and fear he a...

UN Court Orders Release Of Greenpeace Ship And Crew

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

BERLIN (AP) — A U.N.-mandated tribunal has ordered Russia to immediately release a Greenpeace ship and its crew in return for a 3.6 million euro ($5...

Ranking the Climate Culprits

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Groundbreaking, independent new research -- 8 years in the making -- is shining fresh light on the biggest climate culprits in the world, and quantifying exactly how much of the climate change pie belongs to whom.

4 More From Greenpeace Ship Released On Bail

AP | IRINA TITOVA and VITNIJA SALDAVA | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian jails freed four more of the 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest in Arctic waters two months, af...

Greenpeace Captain Held In Russia Granted Bail

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Russian court granted bail on Wednesday to the American captain of a Greenpeace ship that was used in a...

Two Greenpeace Activists Granted Bail In Russia

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By Maria Tsvetkova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A Russian medic and a freelance journalist who were among 30 people arres...

On Climate Treaty, Obama's Problem Is Not Legal

Kyle Ash | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Kyle Ash

I'm not asking Obama to be as brave as the Arctic 30. But if Obama had truly internalized what he says in his climate speeches, I believe he would be activist about his legal abilities to do something about it.

Russian Prosecuters Ask To Extend Activists' Detention

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - State prosecutors asked Russian courts on Monday to extend the detention of a group of Greenpeace activist...

It's Time To Free the Arctic 30 & Stand Up Against Fossil Fuel Extraction Everywhere

Philip Radford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Philip Radford

Those of us who choose civil disobedience as a tactic, often of last resort, do so not because they are looking to get away with a crime, but because we are seeking to shine a light on laws that allow for injustice to prevail.

Paul McCartney Urges Release Of Activists

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to release 30 people arrested during a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil r...

Greenpeace Activists Arrive In St. Petersburg

AP | VITNIJA SALDAVA | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil rig were transferred ...

Greenpeace Activists Moved To St. Petersburg

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Thirty people arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling were moved f...

Greenpeace Takes Protest To Dizzying Heights

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Ten Greenpeace activists scaled Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia basilica Friday to demand the release of 30 people jailed in Russia for taking pa...

Network Societies

Peter Neill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

What if one nation state declares an economic, or political, or cultural justification for a specific harvest when inevitably it will deprive all the rest of us of sustainable access? What power can be brought to bear in such a case?

Dutch Ask Court To Order Release Of Greenpeace Activists

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Michael Hogan HAMBURG, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The Netherlands asked an international court on Wednesday to order Russia to release 30 p...

Dutch Request Maritime Court to Order Release of Arctic 30

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

This is an important and welcome move by the Dutch government and boosts hopes that the 28 Greenpeace International activists, plus a freelance photographer and videographer, might soon be released from detention in Murmansk.

Greenpeace Stages Vigils For Activists Held In Russia

Agence France Presse | Dmitry Zaks | Posted 12.06.2013 | Green

Greenpeace supporters held vigils across the world Saturday in support of 30 activists jailed by Russia after a protest against Arctic oil drilling, s...