Sunken Cities are not a thing of the past

Posted by Elena Polisano — 19 May 2016 at 10:09am - Comments
by-nc. Credit: Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace

Right now 14 activists are scaling the British Museum to call on the institution to drop BP’s sponsorship. Here's why they're doing it.

5 important lessons not learnt from Deepwater Horizon

Posted by jamie — 20 April 2012 at 5:54pm - Comments
The stricken Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

The second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster is upon us - and looking at the lessons the oil industry got from it, you’d think it never happened. Here are the most important points governments and oil companies didn’t learn.

Nine questions MPs should ask Shell about its Arctic drilling

Posted by bex — 14 March 2012 at 11:03am - Comments
Activists on Shell contracted drillship
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Activists on Shell's Arctic-bound drillship, New Zealand, February 2012

Today, we’re in for a treat – another glimpse into the fantastical world of the Arctic oil spill response plan writer. 

Shell and Cairn Energy – who have both tried to use brute legal force to obstruct public scrutiny of their Arctic drilling plans and to silence Greenpeace and our supporters (more on that below) – are going to be subjected to a bit of parliamentary scrutiny. This afternoon, both companies will be giving evidence to a UK parliamentary inquiry on protecting the Arctic.

Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

Posted by jamess — 20 October 2011 at 12:28pm - Comments
Daniel Beltra wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year for this photo
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Daniel Beltra wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year for this photo

Today, I have the honour of congratulating Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra on becoming the Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Daniel made his winning picture for Greenpeace, of oil-oaked brown pelicans at a temporary bird-rescue facility in Fort Jackson, Louisiana, while documenting the environmental impacts caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Big Oil steps up the battle for deep water drilling

Posted by bex — 12 September 2011 at 3:16pm - Comments
Winning logo from our Rebrand:BP competition
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The winning entry to our 2010 'Rebrand BP' competition

Another week, another push for reckless oil drilling by a UK company. This time it's BP, which wants to drill its deepest ever well in UK waters - a 1300 metre well - off the coast of North Uist.

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