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From Sussex to Spain, crossing borders to fight fracking

In this guest blog, Kathryn McWhirter from No Fracking in Balcombe Society, explains how communities across Europe are united behind a common cause -- keeping fracking firms at bay.
anonymous - 16 April, 2015 - 17:30 - Comments

Previously Unseen Photos - Russian Authorities Seize Greenpeace Ship

The plan was to attach a Greenpeace pod to Gazprom's platform and launch a peaceful protest against oil being pumped from the icy waters of the Arctic. However, heavily armed commandos flooded the deck of the Arctic Sunrise and the Arctic Thirty began their ordeal at the hands of Putin's regime.
daphne christelis - 15 April, 2015 - 17:15 - Comments

Shell's trying to silence your voice on Arctic drilling...

"If somebody not from your country commits a crime against somebody not from your country in another country, should the courts in your country have any jurisdiction over the issue?" With remarkable prescience, this question was posed by Shell's own Legal Director back in 2012. Remarkable because it's pretty much what that very same company is now...
Ben Ayliffe - 10 April, 2015 - 13:20 - Comments

How to Climb an Oil Rig - in Pictures

What you need- a good reason (to stop Shell drilling for oil in the Arctic)- an oil rig (Shell drill rig, bound for the Arctic)1. Locate oil rig 2. Drive boat alongside and board 3. Set up rope for your team mates to come up 4. Climb 5. Climb up the rope and watch boat crew 6. More climbing 7. And more climbing 8. Rest on an anchor chain 9. View from the...
daphne christelis - 8 April, 2015 - 11:39 - Comments

800 candidate MPs oppose fracking. Where do yours stand?

The countdown to this year's general election has begun, and on doorsteps and in town centres across the country, political parties are going all out to win our support. Election candidates stand to be our next MPs want to hear our views, and they want to win our votes, so right now we've a new opportunity to tell them exactly how we feel about fracking.
Richard Casson - 2 April, 2015 - 16:29 - Comments
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