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Of Solutions and Commitments: Going the Distance in the Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | 22 April, 2014

Last week Greenpeace launched Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world. Eduardo Sousa, a Senior Forests Campaigner for Greenpeace shares his perspectives on the Great Bear...

Thai community goes solar

Feature story | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

The Thai village of Ban Krut is the site of a proposed coal-fired power plant, but today the community received from Greenpeace the kind of energy they truly want: clean, renewable solar power.

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 2:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

Major brands implicated in Amazon destruction

Feature story | 1 June, 2009 at 2:00

Just as protecting the world’s forests is rapidly becoming a recognized necessity for fighting climate change, we have discovered that major fashion, food and sports brand names are unwittingly driving the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | 2 February, 2007 at 16:29

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Farming Solutions site launched

Feature story | 8 April, 2002 at 2:00

Farming Solutions is a new web site that shows how the world can combat hunger and achieve food security using environmentally-sound farming practises that are available now, but are too-often overlooked.

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature story | 7 June, 2010 at 11:39

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

Solar energy can change Greece

Blog entry by Anna-Maria Renner | 1 March, 2016 3 comments

Experiencing a beautiful 22 degrees °C sun in Rhodes, Greece brought to mind two thoughts: 1) “Yes, it is truly the Island of the Sun.” 2) “Yes, climate change is happening.” This led me to one conclusion: Solar power is the...

Pirates blacklisted

Feature story | 3 October, 2008 at 2:00

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

EU renewables package a faltering step forward

Feature story | 23 January, 2008 at 16:02

The EU is pushing ahead with measures to boost adoption of renewable energy and cut carbon emissions. Although they still don't go far enough, they are a step in the right direction.

What folks are doing

Feature story | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Climate change is a big problem. There are lots of different solutions, and lots of people all working on them in their own ways. Today we're highlighting a few of the things people are doing to play their part.

Motorola hangs up on toxic clean up promise

Feature story | 23 May, 2006 at 2:00

US mobile phone company Motorola has backtracked on a promise to remove toxic chemicals from its products. While competitors like Sony Ericsson and Nokia are living up to their commitments to remove toxic chemicals, Motorola is not answering the...

Climate boomerang

Feature story | 27 July, 2005 at 2:00

In the glow of a warm, still morning, the Rainbow Warrior slipped into the harbour of the world's biggest coal port and dropped anchor to shut down coal exports for 5 hours in Newcastle, Australia.

Profiles in Activism: Ann Novek

Feature story | 22 April, 2005 at 2:00

Ever think that one person can't change the world? Greenpeace cyberactivist Ann Novek is proof otherwise.

The grid beneath

Feature story | 13 April, 2005 at 2:00

Even without an advanced degree, you can admire the technology behind offshore wind farms - the underwater construction, the towers, the turbines, the elegant physics of the whole thing. That these spinning blades can power homes, factories and...

The Solar Generation

Feature story | 1 June, 2004 at 2:00

Who are we? Young people who want to change the world! What do we want? Renewable Energy! Make no mistake - the world is heading for climate disaster if we don't change our dirty energy ways soon. The young people of the Solar Generation project...

Conversation with a publisher

Feature story | 10 October, 2003 at 2:00

Michelle Benjamin is a publisher at Raincoast books - a book publishing and distribution company on the West coast of Canada. They publish in a range of genres, both fiction and non-fiction - but most famously the Canadian editions of the Harry...

2m hectares of Amazon saved!

Feature story | 11 November, 2004 at 1:00

The Brazilian government has stood up to the powerful forces of illegal loggers and greedy soya and beef barons in the Amazon by creating two massive protective reserves. This means increased sustainable use of the forest by local people and...

Top companies ditch climate-wrecking refrigeration

Feature story | 22 June, 2004 at 2:00

Unilever, Coca Cola and McDonalds have promised to phase out climate-killing chemicals in their refrigeration equipment. This announcement shows that refrigeration can be climate friendly. However other corporations and governments continue to...

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 1:00

Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to build another...

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