Some environmental organisations may be older, others may boast more legislative victories, but Greenpeace is probably the best-known environmental campaigning organisation in the world, and its recent campaign success in freeing the Arctic 30 protesters must be counted as one of its most high-profile victories to date.

Greenpeace UK and Greenpeace Nordic – two of Greenpeace International’s numerous national and regional offices – led an international collaboration to secure the release of 30 activists who were detained in Russia in late 2013 while conducting a peaceful protest in Arctic waters ...


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