Greenpeace

Jon Queally, staff writer
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday indicated its continued desire to drill in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska by submitting new plans for exploratory operations to federal agencies. "Shell’s preparations are a red flag for the millions of people around the world who want to save the Arctic from catastrophe." —John Deans, Greenpeace...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Despite increasing western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Everything is not awesome with Lego," the Greenpeace video said. (Screenshot)
UPDATE: (8:14 PM EST): Greenpeace's sad, oil spill-themed parody aimed at Lego...

Further

Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.

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