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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...

Global Day of Action - Save the Bees!

Video | 20 May, 2014 at 18:30

The song "To bee or not to bee" was composed by the famous Greek band Locomondo to support the Greenpeace campaign to Save the Bees and Agriculture.

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...

Libérez nos militants

Action | 25 September, 2013 at 15:36

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I ♥ ARCTIC speech bubbles

Image gallery | 25 February, 2013

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...

Up Against Gazprom

Video | 26 August, 2012 at 13:23

At 4am local time in Russia, six Greenpeace activists, including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, set off in three inflatable speedboats from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and scaled Gazprom's 'Prirazlomnaya' Arctic oil platform in the Arctic...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Sini Saarela, Finland

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:39

My name is Sini and I come from Finland, and I came here to protest against the oil drilling in Arctic areas. It's something that makes me really sad and angry when I get to know about these companies having these terrible plans for drilling for...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Terry Christenson, Canada

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:28

My name is Terry Chrstenson. I'm doing this action for my grandchildren and grandchildren of the planet. I think it's very arrogant of these engineers to design this rig for the North Atlantic. I think it's a catastrophe waiting to happen.

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Lars Konnertz, Germany

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:23

I'm Lars from Germany and I'm here to protest against the oil drilling operations of Gazprom and this increasing industrial use of the Arctic. It's a reckless thing to do. This is one of the very few nearly untouched spaces left on this earth...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Basil Tsimoyianis, USA

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:18

I'm Basil Tsimoyianis from the United States. And when people ask me why I'm going to the Arctic, I ask, why is anyone going to the Arctic? I hear all these numbers, that oil will be gone in 20, 50, 100 years, and get lost in it all. But the...

Greenpeace climbers at Gazprom Arctic rig: Kumi Naidoo, South Africa

Video | 24 August, 2012 at 12:06

My name is Kumi Naidoo. I'm from Africa. I'm the executive director of Greenpeace International. I am participating in this action to draw attention to the destruction that is already happening in the Arctic, and to draw attention to, if this...

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...

Jon Andreas Bergstrom

Image | 4 June, 2011 at 18:17

Andreas is an Arctic guide who lives in Svalbard.

Activists board rig off Greenland

Image | 4 June, 2011 at 14:36

180 km off the Greenland coast activists board the 53,000 tonne oil rig.

Taking action against Pacific ocean destruction in Taiwan

Image | 24 January, 2011 at 15:54

Activists from the Rainbow Warrior prevent the departure of a Pacific-bound fish carrier, MV Lung Yuin, in Taiwan. They chained themselves to the ship's anchor chain and called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to investigate the ship’s owners, who...

Activists tell EU Parliament 'there is no solution for nuclear waste'

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 17:09

Two qualified Greenpeace radiation specialists and dozens of trained volunteers delivered samples of radioactive waste collected from unsecured public locations - Sellafield beach in the UK; the seabed at la Hague in France; the banks of the...

Swimmers stop oil drilling ship

Video | 26 September, 2010 at 20:44

Our swimmers confront the reckless pursuit of oil by stopping Chevron's Stena Carron drilling ship from heading towards its drill site.

Greenpeace Confronts Dangerous Deepwater Oil Drilling

Press release | 23 August, 2010 at 18:19

Sigguk Block, Baffin Bay, 23 August 2010 - The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has arrived in the icy waters of the Arctic to confront a British company’s dangerous deepwater oil drilling operation in one of the most fragile environments on earth.

Greenpeace shuts down every BP petrol station in London:

Press release | 27 July, 2010 at 13:16

LONDON, As BP announces its second quarter loses and a new boss, Greenpeace activists have shut down every BP petrol station in central London, putting up signs saying: ‘Closed. Moving beyond petroleum’.

Protest Against Reactor Leak in China

Image | 28 June, 2010 at 17:46

28 June 2010- Greenpeace activists send the Hong Kong Government simulative ‘radioactive waste’, in the form of two metal drums, to protest against the Government’s plan to increase the supply of nuclear energy for Hong Kong. Find out more .

Action for No to Nuclear in Sweden

Image | 17 June, 2010 at 17:13

17 June - Sweden. The shadow of three Greenpeace activists dressed as renewable energy sources (wind, sun and water) during a protest where they are urging Sweden's parliament to vote ‘No’ to new nuclear reactors. Find out more in Swedish.

Bluefin Tuna Action in the Mediterranean

Image | 7 June, 2010 at 17:10

07 June - Mediterranean Sea. An aerial view of Greenpeace inflatables and two Greenpeace ships, the MY Arctic Sunrise and the MY Rainbow Warrior, during a non-violent direct action against Tunisian fishing vessels. Find out what happened .

Catch the Climate Fugitive in Hong Kong

Image | 19 May, 2010 at 13:17

19 May - Hong Kong. In the early hours, Greenpeace activists paint a 1km slogan on the road around the government office. The slogans read 'Save Climate, Catch the Climate Fugitive', urging the Chief Executive to realize his promise to a climate...

Tar Sands Action at Statoil HQ in Denmark

Image | 14 May, 2010 at 13:43

Greenpeace activists place a banner saying ‘Statoil Out of Tar Sands’ above the main entrance to Statoil’s headquarters in Copenhagen on the eve of the company's AGM. Activists also unload crushed black granite onto the steps of the building,...

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...

You don't have to join us to join us

Video | 16 April, 2010 at 18:47

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...

Action at Prumerov Power Station in Czech Republic

Image | 23 March, 2010 at 2:00

GREENPEACE ACTION AT PRUMEROV POWER STATION. Greenpeace activists hold a banner suspended from the top of the 300 metre high smokestack of the Prunerov II brown coal-fired power station. The 12 protesters have hung a banner saying 'Global Shame'...

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...

The Story of the Red Carpet Four

Video | 23 December, 2009 at 16:40

On December 17th 2009, a group of Greenpeace activists grabs headline news around the globe by taking action during the Copenhagen climate summit. This is their story. So far.

Activists grabs headline news

Image | 17 December, 2009 at 1:00

On December 17th 2009, a group of Greenpeace activists grab headline news around the globe by taking action during the Copenhagen climate summit.

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...

World leaders apologise for climate failure in Copenhagen airport ads

Blog entry by brianfit | 3 December, 2009 129 comments

We're hoping these ads predict the wrong future -- the one where world leaders look back with a "coulda, shoulda, woulda" attitude at a Copenhagen climate summit which failed. There's still time to change the future. Our recipe for...

10,000 Dance for the Climate

Video | 2 December, 2009 at 15:32

10,000 people gathered on a beach to make this video - on December 12, 2009 you can join them in taking action by joining the Global Day of Action for Climate Change.

Climate Defenders Camp construction

Image | 24 November, 2009 at 19:09

Our Climate Defenders Camp was set up last month - in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest - to highlight the urgent need for international forest protection as part of the global plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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