Save the Arctic

Last edited 14 March 2014 at 1:26pm

The fragile Arctic is under threat from both climate change and oil drilling. As climate change melts the Arctic ice, oil companies are moving in to extract more of the fossil fuels that caused the melt in the first place. But above the Arctic circle, freezing temperatures, a narrow drilling window and a remote location mean that an oil spill would be almost impossible to deal with. It's a catastrophe waiting to happen. Greenpeace is working to halt climate change and to stop this new oil rush at the top of the world.

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Children with a LEGO blocks spelling Arctic

Why 50 children and their families are playing outside Shell's HQ

Today, 50 children are playfully protesting about LEGO's partnership with Shell outside the oil giant's HQ in London by building their favourite Arctic animals...
Posted by Fran G - 29 July, 2014 - 09:41
Children building LEGO Arctic animals outside Shell HQ

Why my children are taking part in a playful protest against LEGO's partnership with Shell

Jessica Edberg is a mother of two. Her daughter, Lily, aged 7, is taking part in a playful protest today against LEGO's partnership with Shell. 50 kids in...
Posted by Jessica Edberg - 29 July, 2014 - 08:48

How has LEGO responded?

It’s nearly a month into the campaign to ask much loved toy-maker LEGO to ditch their arctic-drilling partner Shell. Over 670,000 around the world have joined...
Posted by sara_a - 28 July, 2014 - 11:59
Lego petition hand in

48 hours of action against LEGO - this is just the start

Early on Wednesday morning, on an industrial estate in the Czech Republic, our campaign to convince much-loved toy company LEGO to break their partnership with...
Posted by sara_a - 18 July, 2014 - 15:30

Lego, we're feeling sad too

LEGO says they’re saddened Greenpeace have used its famous brand as a tool in our campaign to stop Shell drilling in the Arctic.We’re sad too.We’re sad to see...
Posted by ianduff - 2 July, 2014 - 17:37

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