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Banegaluru and Mumbai protest against oil drilling in the Arctic


Bengaluru: Bengaluru and Mumbai rode for the Arctic on September 15, 2013 when hundreds of people gathered for a cycle rally in both cities to challenge oil corporations like Shell who are trying to

Greenpeace again raids Russian Arctic rig


Greenpeace activists in an inflatable speedboat said on Monday they had attached themselves to the anchor of a Russian ship taking workers to the country's first Arctic oil production base.

The secon

Russia allocates $29mn to build Arctic rescue centres

Over $29 million (900 million rubles) will be allocated by 2015 to build Arctic rescue centres in Russia, the director of the department of fire safety and rescue force at the Emergency Situations Min

Arctic must be zone of peace, says Putin

Sept. 23: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “a zone of peace” in the Arctic as Russia and its Polar neighbours scramble to stake their claims to the region’s energy-rich seabed. “We th

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