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Korea's fishing crime wave

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 10 October, 2014 1 comment

It's incredible to watch the unravelling of the tangled web illegal fishers have woven around their dirty business. Fishing companies have created elaborate webs of deception stretching from Korea to New Zealand, Argentina to South...

Greenpeace activists occupy France's Fessenheim nuclear power plant to say "Stop...

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 18 March, 2014 2 comments

Around 60 Greenpeace activists from 14 countries entered France's Fessenheim nuclear power plant this morning to send the message that the ageing plant should be closed. Our people unfurled a banner next to the Fessenheim Number 1...

Old nuclear reactors can't save the climate

Blog entry by Isadora Wronski | 6 March, 2014 11 comments

Yesterday, 240 Greenpeace activists from national and regional offices took action across Europe to highlight the risk of ageing nuclear reactors.   80 activists staged a decommissioning of the Tihange reactor in Belgium. A...

Cold hands, determined hearts

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 28 August, 2012 34 comments

When I spoke to my friends and family this weekend I was unanimously scolded. After Friday’s 15-hour occupation of Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea, they all said “you’re getting too old for this!” With blue...

Taking action from Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov, aboard the Arctic Sunrise | 27 August, 2012 4 comments

" Root out the black shame from your heart, calmly and indifferently, I covered my ears with my hands " -- A. Akhamtova Anna Akhamtova is a famous Russian poet, and the name of the ship we were stopping today. After a rather...

LIVE BLOG: New action to stop Russian oil giant Gazprom's oil platform in the Arctic

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 27 August, 2012 40 comments

Sign up to join the campaign . Final Update  - 5 am CET: Their final moment was a picture of determination and they're down - but not out. For five days and nights the crew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise confronted the...

Arctic Action LIVE!

Blog entry by cleronde | 24 August, 2012 61 comments

>>> UPDATE: New action is under way, read more <<<   Prirazlomnaya. It’s certainly a mouthful, but it’s also the new name – and face – of Arctic destruction today. This giant Russian platform is set to be the first to...

Activists occupying Shell icebreaker ship in Finland

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 1 May, 2012 10 comments

In an effort to prevent destructive oil drilling in the Arctic , dozens of Greenpeace Nordic activists have boarded and occupied a Shell-contracted icebreaker in Helsinki harbour as it prepared to leave for the Alaskan Arctic. At...

Greenpeace shut down Vattenfall’s main headquarters

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 2 May, 2010

Originally p posted by Justin on April 29, 2010 1:21 PM. It’s been an incredibly busy and successful week for clean energy activists this week. We’ve had spectacular scenes in Germany and thousands of people came out to...

Your messages to Nestlé shareholders: delivered.

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010 3 comments

Originally posted by Laura on April 16, 2010 9:21 AM You sent over 200.000 e-mails to Nestlé and all we've gotten so far is a lot of repetitive statements from the largest food and drink company in the world. Yesterday we...

French nuclear waste on its way to be dumped in Russia

Blog entry by Justin | 9 April, 2010 2 comments

Remember earlier in the week when Greenpeace activists dismantled railway tracks near France’s Tricastin nuclear facility ? The action was to stop nuclear waste from being exported to Russia. Unfortunately the waste is on the move...

April 7: "Russia is not a waste bin"

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 7 April, 2010

Action against nuclear waste in France 04/06/2010, Greenpeace activists chain themselves to the railway line in order to block a train transporting nuclear waste in Tricastin (Drôme) in the south of France. The consignment of...

March 29: Actions in Amsterdam and Finland; CITES outcomes - "The conference has been...

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 29 March, 2010

Monday morning - Greenpeace activists go to work 03/29/2010, Greenpeace 'clean- up' up Dell offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands Greenpeace activist are blocking the Dell HQ in Amsterdam this morning. They are putting foam in...

World water day 2010

Feature story | 23 March, 2010 at 18:25

Chemical contamination is threatening our lakes and rivers, with severe impacts on human life and biodiversity. Activists around the world marked World Water Day 2010 by highlighting the growing presence of industrial hazardous chemicals in the...

Nuclear underdogs

Blog entry by Justin | 23 March, 2010

Some supporters of nuclear energy seem to think that the nuclear industry is losing the debate : Some of us in the profession and industry have been reaching out to the public on our own, and through the American Nuclear Society’s...

March 22: No time for a break yet on coal, Nestlé & tuna

Blog entry by danielkramb | 22 March, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace activists atop the Prunerov coal-fired power station in the Czech Republic. Prunerov: a global shame Last week, the environment minister resigned because of it; a whole island nation is up in arms about it. Today,...

March 3: European Commission allows GE potato

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 3 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Greenpeace stage an action with banners against the GE industry, in the hall of the EU commission building in Brussels. The action speaks out against methods used by GE companies to lobby the EU law...

March 1: Poll shows - 84.3 percent of the Chinese people feel unsure about GE food

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 1 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series The online version of Chinese People's Daily focused on the report published by Greenpeace " Counting the Costs of genetic engineering ". Polls show that 84.3 percent of the 50,000 asked had no...

Climate 'ninjas' strike again: activists scale Sydney Opera House

Blog entry by laurak | 15 December, 2009

Our activists sent a message to world leaders soon to be arriving in Copenhagen from the roof of one of the most iconic buildings in the world - enough with the political delays, 'Climate Treaty Now!' Scaling this massive structure...

Activists occupy the roof of Canadian Parliament

Blog entry by laurak | 7 December, 2009 3 comments

Today 19 Greenpeace activists scaled the roof of the Canadian Parliament buildings in Ottawa. They were sending a message directly to Canadian Prime Minister Harper who will be attending the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen: 'Climate...

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