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Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace: Global movement unites against Norwegian oil in the Arctic

Global movement unites against Norwegian oil in the Arctic
Lofoten, Norway, 1 August 2017 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has anchored at the island of Lofoten in Northern Norway to join with climate activists at a youth camp of around 400 young people who oppose the Norwegian government's oil drilling. For more than a week peaceful activists have protested in the Barents Sea against the Norwegian government's aggressive search for oil in the fragile Arctic. Greenpeace Nordic and its co-plaintiff, Natur og Ungdom (Nature and Youth), will face the government in Court in Oslo in November, where the new drilling will be subject to a historic climate lawsuit. They argue that granting licenses to open a new oil frontier breaches the Norwegian...
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