Russia has seized a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic after activits scaled an oil platform owned by state energy giant Gazprom to protest against planned drilling on the Arctic shelf.
Environmentalists have begun a court case in Oslo against Norway's granting of Barents Sea oil prospecting licenses to 13 firms. They say it is the first such lawsuit for a state violation of the Paris climate accord.
The UN's annual climate conference is being held this November in Bonn. How does the fight for climate protection look in Russia? Experts complain of massive environmental problems and activists of government pressure.
An international tribunal has ruled that Russia must pay millions in damages to the Netherlands for seizing a Greenpeace icebreaker in 2013. Russian officials had also detained activists aboard the Dutch-flagged ship.
As climate change melts the Arctic sea ice, industrial fishing fleets are advancing further north in search of cod. Bad news for the pristine ecosystem, says Greenpeace expert Frida Bengtsson, in an interview with DW.
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