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Greenpeace loses more than $5 million in currency speculation

Environmental group apologizes for record losses last year after employee lost campaign funds on international currency markets Greenpeace International last year lost €3.8m (£3m) of donations through speculation on currency markets. According to a statement released on Sunday, an employee at the environmental campaign group’s Amsterdam headquarters had in the…

Russia charges all 30 Greenpeace activists with piracy

Russian investigators said Thursday they had charged all 30 crew members of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship with piracy over a protest against Arctic oil exploration, an offence that carries the risk of a lengthy prison term. A court in the northern city of Murmansk last week detained the crew members…

Russian court detains eight more Greenpeace activists over Arctic drilling protest

A Russian court on Sunday ordered the detention for two months of eight more crew members of a Greenpeace ship who protested against Arctic oil drilling as part of a probe into alleged piracy. The Lenin district court in the northern city of Murmansk on Thursday had already ordered the…

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