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Peace and Disarmament

Topic | 20 April, 2007 at 15:35

Make no mistake; nuclear weapons are a problem today. There are approximately 30,000 nuclear weapons in the world, belonging to nine countries.

Publications

Topic | 14 April, 2010 at 2:00

Refugee Crisis

Topic | 9 March, 2016 at 18:30

Médecins Sans Frontières and Greenpeace launch life saving operations in the Aegean Sea.

Penguins pop up across the globe in march for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary, as...

Press release | 15 January, 2018 at 8:00

London, 15 January, 2018 – As a groundbreaking expedition begins in the Antarctic, pop-up penguins have been spotted from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Sydney, and New Delhi to Washington DC, marching for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.[1]

WEF 2018: Greenpeace brings Justice to Davos

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 11:21

Davos, 18 January, 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists have unveiled a 6-metre statue of Justice on the outskirts of Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum.[1] The action comes as Greenpeace International sets out the ten fundamental...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | 20 October, 2017 at 8:30

Manila, 20 October 2017 - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1).

First faces of fortress Europe

Feature story | 30 March, 2016 at 17:00

It’s officially spring in the Northern Hemisphere but nobody seems to have told the weather gods in Lesbos. As 50-knot gusts of wind thump the island from the south, at least they bring welcome warm air and time to put some thoughts to paper.

Rio+20 Earth Summit 2012

Topic | 23 November, 2011 at 13:00

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the...

11 moments that broke the internet in 2015

Blog entry by Stefanus Wongsodiredjo | 29 December, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we reflect back on some of the people powered moments that pulled our heart strings, filled us with passion or simply inspired us. Here are a few of them, from Greenpeace and beyond... 1. Imagine if we...

TTIP is not about trade, it's about us

Blog entry by Susan Cohen Jehoram | 22 February, 2016

European and American trade negotiators have a tough week ahead of them. They are meeting behind closed doors to negotiate a new Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). We want to put an end to these negotiations...

EU deal with Turkey the latest failure in refugee response



Blog entry by Alexandra Messare | 11 March, 2016

No fence is strong enough to forever hold back the tide of human hope. One way or another, the fence will be brought down, breached or circled and the same is true today across Europe – thousands of refugees will not be denied safe...

International Women's Day: The stories I will tell my daughter

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 7 March, 2016 1 comment

As women we hear and tell many stories. We carry these stories with us – ones that happened to us, to our mothers, sisters, friends. My mother-in-law told me a story. She grew up in a small village in southeast Turkey. None of her...

Dubious "anti-terrorism" law threatens Brazil’s democratic space

Blog entry by Pedro Telles | 16 March, 2016 2 comments

In the midst of a severe political crisis and seriously threatened by the possibility of an impeachment, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff will soon have to make a decision that puts her once again on a crash course with civil society:...

Reflections on MSF, Lesbos and refugees

Blog entry by Stan Vincent, Ries Mentink, and Christine Weiss | 30 March, 2016 1 comment

Greenpeace spent four months assisting Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) carry out its humanitarian and aid work on the Greek island of Lesbos, including the rescue of refugees in distress at sea. As Greenpeace transitioned out of the...

Standing watch in solidarity with refugees

Blog entry by Mariadina Lilis | 29 March, 2016 1 comment

Ι'm sitting on a bench facing the sea, so many thoughts, so many decisions I have to make. Let the wind take them all. It's another day among many I've spent here at the joint Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-Greenpeace observation...

Stories from Lesbos

Blog entry by Camille Ghislain | 29 March, 2016 1 comment

For a week, a month or even longer, Greenpeace staff and volunteers have been lending their maritime expertise to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to help rescue refugees in distress at sea. They come from all...

War and Money

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 15 April, 2016 2 comments

"Who is doing this? Who is killing us? This great evil. How did it steal into the world? We were a family. How did it break up and come apart?" – Private Witt's thoughts, The Thin Red Line, by Terrence Malick.  Records from the...

This is what YOU made happen in 2015...

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | 29 December, 2015

It may have been the  warmest year on record , but one thing’s for sure: 2015 signalled hope and change for the enviro-movement. Here are 9 things you helped happen in 2015. A large scale message made by hundreds of people...

The best environmental movies of 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | 23 December, 2016 2 comments

A wrap up of some of the best environmental movies and documentaries in 2016. If art imitates life then surely it must mean that it’s the end of the world as we know it , and climate change is taking us all down with it.

Greenpeace activists block secret TTIP talks

Press release | 22 February, 2016 at 14:46

Brussels, 22 February 2016 – Greenpeace activists from seven countries today blocked the entrances to the Brussels building where EU and US negotiators were due to hold secret talks for a trade deal that would give multinational corporations...

Greenpeace Netherlands releases TTIP documents

Press release | 2 May, 2016 at 12:47

Amsterdam, 2 May 2016 - www.ttip-leaks.org Today Greenpeace Netherlands releases secret documents of the EU-US TTIP negotiations. On www.ttip-leaks.org the documents will be made available for everyone to read, because democracy needs...

‘Planet Earth First’ – Greenpeace calls for united climate leadership at G20 meeting

Press release | 16 February, 2017 at 16:15

Bonn, 16 February 2017 – Greenpeace Germany activists challenged the Trump Administration’s America First policy today, unveiling a banner that said ‘Planet Earth First’ as they called for joint climate action at the G20 foreign ministers meeting.

Greenpeace International announces new Executive Directors

Feature story | 15 January, 2016 at 11:45

Greenpeace International has today named not only its first female International Executive Director, but two. Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid will take up the reins in an innovative joint leadership role on 4 April 2016.

Wallpapers

Multimedia hub | 16 April, 2010 at 16:37

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Climate lawsuit against Arctic oil goes to court

Press release | 15 February, 2017 at 8:00

Oslo, Norway, 15 February 2017 – Oslo District Court has announced the hearing dates for the climate case filed against the Norwegian government for granting new oil drilling licenses in the Arctic ocean. The hearing will start on 13 November and...

video archive

Multimedia hub | 15 April, 2010 at 14:30

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Photo Essays

Multimedia hub | 16 April, 2010 at 15:30

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Natural heritage, that's more precious than oil and gold

Blog entry by Andrey Petrov | 9 July, 2015

It is was an honour to receive a World Heritage Hero Award from the World Heritage Committee. It was an acknowledgement by them for the more than 20 years of hard work Greenpeace Russia has done towards saving world heritage sites. ...

Population and Ecology

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 6 May, 2013 26 comments

World  governments, the public, and the UN now recognize that the human population number matters in achieving ecological sustainability for human communities. For forty years, since the first United Nations environment meeting in...

Nature: A System of Systems

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 22 August, 2012 19 comments

"The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think." — Gregory Bateson, An Ecology of Mind . Piecemeal ecology does not work. Forty years have passed since the...

Deep Green: Why De-Growth? An interview

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 27 June, 2011 13 comments

“GDP, the so-called measure of economic growth, does not separate costs from benefits.” — Herman Daly, World Bank Economist, author of “Steady State Economics”. In 2008, economists and scientists met in Paris to discuss “Economic...

From cyanide gold mine to protected historical site. How people power saved Roșia Montană

Blog entry by Madalina Preda | 5 February, 2016 1 comment

For the past 15 years, Canadian mining firm Gabriel Resources has been trying to obtain a permit to extract 300 tonnes of gold from underneath Roșia Montană, a picturesque village in western Romania, with a population of almost 4,000...

9 incredible feats of people power that happened in 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | 30 December, 2016 1 comment

The Indigenous and environmental rights movement was stronger than ever... This year proved that when real life David and Goliath battles happen , word spreads, people listen, the truth eventually comes out, and the ...

Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | 20 December, 2016 2 comments

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

Brazil’s president must step down. Here’s why

Blog entry by Diego Gonzaga | 6 June, 2017 2 comments

If you ask Google to translate the Portuguese word “ temer ”, the result is “ to fear ”. Temer is the name of the current president of Brazil. And fear is what many Brazilians have been feeling lately. Temer took office after the ...

7 air pollution hacks to help protect your family

Blog entry by Richard Casson | 11 December, 2017 1 comment

One question we often get asked at Greenpeace is: “what's the best way to protect myself from air pollution?” With news articles warning that  5.5 million people worldwide die prematurely every year  as a result of breathing...

World scientists’ warning to humanity

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 15 December, 2017 9 comments

Environmental activists and organisations typically try and stay positive, to give people hope that we can change. Positive signs exist, going back to the historic whaling and toxic dumping bans of the 1980s. The 1987 Montreal Protocol...

Charting a plastic free future in Taiwan

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | 20 December, 2017

By now, we have all heard about and seen multiple shocking images of plastic pollution in oceans. Whether it’s the  seahorse with its tail wrapped around an earbud , or the  remote island  paradise turned into a plastic nightmare, it’s...

We don't just need electric cars, we need fewer cars

Blog entry by Richard Casson | 25 January, 2018 3 comments

Ever since the first production car rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, our love affair with automobiles has grown and grown. In countries like the UK, France, Italy and Germany there are now around  5 vehicles for...

1 million Europeans call for GMO labelling on milk, meat and eggs

Press release | 5 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today delivered to Markos Kyprianou, European Commissioner for Health, a petition containing 1,000,000 citizens' signatures calling for the labelling of milk, meat, eggs and other animal products where the animals have been fed with...

World Food Day - Threat of GE rice looms

Press release | 15 October, 2004 at 2:00

The possible commercialisation of genetically engineered rice (GE) in China next year is a serious threat to the food safety of the world’s most populous nation, Greenpeace warned today, on the eve of World Food Day.

Global food industry leaders must listen to their consumers - Don't sell GE food!

Press release | 16 June, 2004 at 2:00

Hundreds of messages rejecting GMOs in the food chain, from European consumers have been delivered to food industry executives assembled for the World Food Business Summit in Rome. The consumer messages from the 25 EU nations, gathered during...

WTO - "Straitjacket" on Right to Say No to GMOs

Press release | 21 July, 2003 at 2:00

 

European Parliament paves the way for GMO-free Europe

Press release | 2 July, 2003 at 2:00

 

Monsanto Wages War on Consumers, Farmers and the Environment

Press release | 22 May, 2003 at 2:00

 

Official protection for Deni Indian lands begins following Greenpeace campaign

Press release | 13 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the official demarcation process by the Brazilian Government to protect the "homelands" of the Deni Indian in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Demarcation of the land will be identified by clear signage and a visible...

Activists protest above Spanish Parliament against new 'Gag Laws'

Press release | 30 June, 2015 at 14:35

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Greenpeace questions those guilty for the failure of RIO+10

Press release | 5 September, 2002 at 2:00

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