On September Greenpeace activists aboard the Arctic Sunrise ship attempted to board an Russian oil-rig and stop it from working, in protest against what they say is the high risk to the environment of offshore in the Arctic.
The arctic wolf is the only subspecies of the Gray Wolf that still can be found over the whole of its original range, largely because, in their natural habitat, they rarely encounter humans (x-post from r/wolves)
"In the past 30 years, the Arctic has lost of its sea ice. As the ice melts, companies are moving forward to exploit natural resources and potentially harm the already endangered environment." Save The Arctic
The killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Killer whales are found in all oceans, from Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas.