#SaveTheArctic – Personal Note from Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dGmgP-cFng My name is Kumi Naidoo. I'm from Africa. I'm the executive director of Greenpeace International. I am participating in this action to draw attention to the destruction that is already happening in the Arctic, and to draw attention to, if this were to continue, the devastating consequences it will have for the Indigenous Peoples … [Read more...]

Can This Man Save the Planet?

By Adam Spangler, Dow Jones & Co, Image: © Louise Gubb/Greenpeace At 0700 hours, June 17, 100 Miles off the coast of Greenland, a black inflatable speedboat splashed into the icy water off the bow of a large, repurposed Russian fireboat. Kumi Naidoo, the charismatic leader of Greenpeace International, climbed down into it. As the engine revved up and the high-speed … [Read more...]

Greenpeace Again Scales Oil Rig

LONDON—The head of Greenpeace has scaled an oil rig offshore of Greenland operated by Cairn Energy PLC, defying a court order aimed at stopping activists from further disrupting the oil and gas explorer's controversial Arctic drilling campaign, the environmental group said Friday. "International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo has entered an exclusion zone to scale [the … [Read more...]