The Esperanza is in the Arctic to bear witness the the gamble big oil is taking with this fragile and pristine environment. We have to stop the Arctic oil rush!
PIC: We all got a safety briefing on the deck of the Esperanza this afternoon. Very important to be safe at sea :)
PIC: Deckhand Anais repairs the cover for the Man-over-board rescue boat on the Esperanza.
PIC: Dolphins off the port side of the Esperanza just 5 minutes ago.
PIC: Mannes our chief engineer on the Esperanza snatches a rare moment to take a break at the weekend.
Weekends still involve work on Saturday mornings for the crew but after that there is time to relax!
Esperanza crew check out the view of the Scottish coast as we sail past the Orkneys.
Hoy Island (Orkney Islands) through a porthole on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza tosay
Nr. Hoy Island in the Orkneys. Stunning cliffs! The rock stack here "Old Man of Hoy" is famous among climbers.
Ship's map and navigating instruments on the Esperanza's bridge.
Ignacio (also known as "Nacho") from Argentina is currently on watch. He is the third mate on board the Esperanza.
Greenpeace activists meet in the ship's lounge to discuss plans and preparations for when we reach our destination
Some more pix from our ship with banners #beyondoil
PIC: We're going beyond oil. Join us! http://bit.ly/beyondOIL
PIC: Esperanza leaves London. You can follow us on the webcam live now http://bit.ly/gbowebcam
PIC: Esperanza leaving London to confront the oil industry. Find out more. www.gobeyondoil.org
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