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Oil drilling in Arctic: Norway dragged to court

Greenpeace and a Norwegian group, Nature and Youth, say decision to award 10 Barents Sea exploration licences breaches the country's constitution

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Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship sailing next to Statoil's Songa Enabler oil rig during a protest in the Barents sea in July. Norway is pushing exploration in the Barents, which may hold half the country's undiscovered oil and gas.

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A GROUP of activists is trying to put a stop to Norway's Arctic oil exploration and forcing the country to defend itself in the first court case of its kind.

Greenpeace and a Norwegian group, Nature and Youth, say Norway's decision to award 10 Barents Sea exploration licences

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