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This revolution's on!

Feature story | September 29, 2010 at 10:44

From the chilly waters of the Atlantic to a stage in New York City, an amazing revolution is on. You had no idea? Well, that’s because most media routinely under-report it. We thought we correct that.

Standing with the Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 8:54

The Tokyo Two exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. Activists in South Africa are outside the Japanese Embassy in Pretoria holding banners reading...

Executive Director of Greenpeace to CEO of Facebook: Unfriend Coal!

Feature story | September 1, 2010 at 14:16

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, asks Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, to take responsibility for his company's growing energy footprint and show some climate leadership.

Greenpeace activists occupy Arctic oil rig

Feature story | August 31, 2010 at 11:56

Our activists are suspended 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters of Baffin Bay. They have taken up position on the drilling rig Stena Don to call for a ban on deep sea oil drilling in the Arctic, and demand that ‘wild cat’ oil company Cairn...

How to create South African jobs – and save the climate

Feature story | August 13, 2010 at 7:17

Within the next 20 years, South Africa could create 78,000 new green jobs, slash its carbon emissions, increase its energy security and become a world leader in renewable energy production. Our latest research finds that a switch from investing...

'Inception' Star Marion Cotillard's other new film

Feature story | July 16, 2010 at 13:45

Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, has long been a supporter of the environment - and of Greenpeace. Last month, she travelled with us to the heart of the Congo rainforests to bear witness to the plundering of this ancient forest.

Whale heroes face jail

Feature story | July 16, 2010 at 11:11

Two years ago, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, two Japanese Greenpeace activists conducted a public interest investigation into corruption in the Japanese whaling industry. The two activists (now known as the 'Tokyo Two') exposed the corruption and...

Solar World Cup – finale

Feature story | July 12, 2010 at 0:56

What can be said about the end of a World Cup with as many unexpected twists as this one? Certainly that Spain won through great spirit, superior team play and perhaps a bit of luck. The reality is that we'll need something of all three to beat...

Victory! How ten years of activism helped protect the world’s forests

Feature story | July 7, 2010 at 10:00

Today, after a ten year Greenpeace campaign, Europe banned the trade in illegal timber - a great leap forward in the struggle to protect the world's forests and climate. This is a look back at the ten years of activism that led to that law. It's...

Bafana Bafana's triumphant last game

Feature story | June 23, 2010 at 10:48

Today was an extra big day for the Solar World Cup project. This match was the last chance for South Africa to qualify for the next round, and they were up against former World Cup champion France.

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