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Save the Arctic

A Leader, a Polar Bear, and the Shock of Recognition

President Anote Tong | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
President Anote Tong

Climate change is a problem that requires a global solution. And it is a problem that requires remarkable global leadership if it is to be adequately addressed. In spite of the unequivocal scientific information available, many people remain unprepared.

What Can a 19th Century Arctic Shipwreck Tell Us About the 21st Century's Most Wicked Problem?

Travis Nichols | Posted 10.16.2014 | Books
Travis Nichols

Hampton Sides has written one hell of an Arctic adventure story. In the Kingdom of Ice is the tale of Lieutenant George Washington De Long and his crew aboard the USS Jeannette who, in 1879, attempted to find the North Pole through the Arctic.

Watch: Kumi Naidoo on the Urgency of Climate Action

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

On Moyers & Company, the charismatic Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo discussed the politics of global warming and the urgency of environmental activism.

Staying Silent Would Be the Real Crime

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Are they ignoring the warnings? Are we not shouting loud enough? Surely, Shell's disaster-prone foray into the Alaskan Arctic was sufficient warning of the dangers of Arctic oil?

At the North Pole, A New World

James Turner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
James Turner

Hashtags won't fix this. At some point we need to take action, to stand up and be counted against the brute force of the oil companies, lobbyists and politicians who willingly pollute our climate system.

What Is The Urgency Network?

Brandon Deroche | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

If we want to move the zeitgeist forward, we have to see "giving back" in a more exciting and meaningful light than we did previously. We're optimistic that we're not too dumb to change the world, but instead we're just slightly... dare I say it... ignorant.

Shell's Arctic Failure Is Obama's Chance to Act

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Millions have been calling for a global sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the North Pole. Because we know that despite the big promises of being the best in the business, Shell was in fact putting the Arctic at risk every day it operated there.

Former Xena Actress Lucy Lawless Talks Eco-Activism

Sierra | Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity

When an Alaska-bound oil rig docked in the New Zealand port of Taranaki, actor Lucy Lawless and six Greenpeace activists snuck aboard, climbed its 174-foot drilling tower, unfurled bright yellow banners that said "Stop Shell" and "#SaveTheArctic" -- and wouldn't descend.

1 Million Names, Legal Threat Spur Arctic Campaign

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.20.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Yesterday I was served with an urgent notice from Shell, the world's wealthiest oil company, whom in the past weeks we have been vigorously and prominently campaigning against in our Save The Arctic drive.

WATCH: 'Save The Arctic' With Radiohead And Jude Law

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

Polar bears may not be a common sight on the streets of London, but a new video from Greenpeace aims to raise awareness of the plight of the Arctic an...