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  • Arctic Ocean oil drilling opponents win appeal

    SEATTLE — The U.S. government violated the law when it opened millions of acres of the Arctic Ocean to offshore oil drilling, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, possibly delaying plans by companies such as Royal Dutch Shell to drill off the...
  • From prison isolation to a sense of doom

    From prison isolation to a sense of doom
    He's the older guy in class. Old enough for you to notice. But he notices you, too, like he notices everyone else — your face, your gestures, where you sit, your race. It's only after he's taken this unconscious roll-call that Steven Czifra...
  • Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult

    Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult
    MOSCOW — Political science professor Sergei Medvedev, a longtime lover and explorer of the Arctic, drew the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin when he recently called for international protection of the icy northern region in the face of...
  • As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries

    As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries
    The irony is cruel for Lara Litvinov. Nearly half a century ago, she and her brother, Dima Litvinov — children in a family with a long history of civil disobedience — were living in exile with their parents in Siberia. When the family...
  • Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists

    Paul McCartney asks Russia's Putin to release Greenpeace activists
    Paul McCartney appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to release 30 Greenpeace activists detained for staging a protest two months ago at an Arctic drilling platform, reminding the Kremlin leader of their friendly 2003 meeting and the...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Several Greenpeace activists granted release on bail in Russia

    MOSCOW -- A court in St. Petersburg ruled Monday that three Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic could be released on bail, but denied a similar request by an additional member of the environmental group. Those ordered released on $66,000 bail...
  • Greenpeace Captain And Norwalk Native, Held By Russians, Granted Bail

    A Norwalk native being held in a Russian jail since he participated in a Greenpeace protest two months ago has been granted bail. Greenpeace International said in a statement Wednesday that it had posted bail for 15 of the 30 people arrested,...
  • Corporations increasingly spying on nonprofits, group says

    Corporations increasingly spying on nonprofits, group says
    Corporations are increasingly spying on nonprofit groups they view as potential threats with little fear of retribution, according to a new report by a corporate watchdog group. The large companies employ former Central Intelligence Agency, National...
  • Poland, while hosting U.N. climate confab, sacks environment chief

    Expectations of progress were already low for the United Nations climate conference in Poland this week, but few delegates were probably prepared for the latest stumbles. Ten days into Poland's role as host of the two-week U.N. gathering, Prime Minister...
  • British journalist jailed in Greenpeace protest is released in Russia

    LONDON -- A British video journalist jailed in Russia alongside Greenpeace protesters he was filming was released on bail Friday amid indications that many of the detained activists would be freed after two months behind bars. Kieron Bryan was among...