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Libérez nos militants

Action | 25 September, 2013 at 15:36

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Libérez nos militants

Action | 25 September, 2013 at 15:36

Envoyez un message à l'ambassade de Russie pour libérer nos militants.

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Envoyez un message à l'ambassade de Russie pour libérer nos militants.

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | 9 July, 2009 at 2:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

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...

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...

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Congo rainforest needs greater protection

Feature story | 19 January, 2009 at 14:06

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently completed a World Bank sponsored review of the logging industry with some positive results. Yet it has allowed an expansion of the industry to more than twice the recommended size.

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | 14 June, 2008 at 2:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment in Philippines (updated)

Feature story | 23 May, 2008 at 2:00

The Rainbow Warrior is blockading coal shipments at the Pagbilao coal-fired power plant to protest the plant's impending expansion.

NZ coal ship blockade

Feature story | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

Activists take to the trees

Feature story | 13 September, 2007 at 2:00

Jaguars are tree climbers, but there is no federal law to protecting their forest - so our activists have taken to the trees themselves. Dressed as jaguars, they're camped in the treetops of the Yungas in a bid to block the bulldozers until a...

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.

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...

Wood shipment tracked, blocked (updated)

Feature story | 17 March, 2008 at 1:00

We've tracked a shipment of suspect wood from the Amazon to France on board the cargo ship Galina III. Some hours ago our activists climbed on the ship. Once our activists were onboard, the ship missed its chance to go into port. Its next chance...

Activists shut down coal plant

Feature story | 8 October, 2007 at 2:00

Just after 5am this morning, 50 Greenpeace UK volunteers went into Kingsnorth coal fired power station. One group immobilised the huge conveyor belts carrying coal into the plant then chained themselves to the machinery. A second group is...

Global bloggers unite on green themes

Press release | 15 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace applauds today's first-ever "Blog Action Day" which is encouraging bloggers from around the world to devote the day to writing on one theme. The subject for this inaugural year is the environment.

The G8 Climate Action Checklist

Publication | 2 July, 2009 at 2:00

The 2009 G8 in L'Aquila, Italy, must at a minimum commit to every demand on this list regarding emissions cuts and on finance for developing countries to adapt to and take action on climate change and to fund forest protection, if the summit is...

Eiffel Tower anti-nuclear protest

Feature story | 13 July, 2008 at 18:45

French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a ring of golden European Union stars for the Eiffel Tower, to mark France's term as EU president. Today, we added a nuclear hazard symbol.

G20 leaders time to show us the money for climate action

Press release | 23 September, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists are in the process of rappelling off one of Pittsburgh’s iconic bridges with a massive banner displaying their message to G20 leaders gathering for tomorrow’s summit: "Danger. Climate Destruction Ahead. Reduce CO2 Emissions...

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’.

Activists stop climate crime in the tar sands

Feature story | 19 September, 2009 at 2:00

What is soon to be bigger than England and account for more greenhouse gas emissions than the Czech Republic? The tar sands of northern Alberta, Canada - the largest energy project and the largest industrial project on the face of the planet.

23 Greenpeace activists blockade tar sands operation

Feature story | 1 October, 2009 at 2:00

'Dying for climate leadership' - is the message 23 Greenpeace activists, from Canada, France, Germany and Brazil, took to the heart of Canada’s deadly tar sands development today. Shutting down a conveyor belt in an open pit mine, they renewed...

Message to Obama: Climate leaders don’t buy tar sands

Press release | 15 September, 2009 at 19:32

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada - 15 September 2009 - As Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper prepares to meet US President Barack Obama in Washington, 25 Greenpeace activists from Canada, the US, and France have blocked a mining operation at...

Take action

Topic | 25 August, 2009 at 14:31

World Leaders block shipment of Arctic coal at the top of the world

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 13:27

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and other world leaders today finally took action on climate change by preventing a shipment of coal from being loaded onto a transport ship from a mine in Svalbard, 1400 km from the North Pole. The activist heads of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

More: Climate Defenders Camp

Background | 13 November, 2009 at 16:53

The Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp is in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.

Climate activists locked up for weekend

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 October, 2007

The world really is a messed up place sometimes. Today, six Greenpeace climate activists in India were denied bail; they are spending the weekend in jail. The ruling happened at pretty much the same time as Al Gore and the IPCC jointly...

Warme[r] welcome

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 9 December, 2007

By Sven, Renewable Energy campaigner When I arrived at the harbour to join the media boat heading out to watch the Rainbow Warrior flotilla, it was already pretty busy. Journalists registering at our desk, cameramen carrying heavy...

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...

Greenpeace UK: Government knocks the wind out of renewables

Blog entry by Justin | 29 April, 2009 1 comment

Two breaking stories this morning neatly illustrate the flawed logic which still lurks at the heart of UK energy policy. First up is that German energy utility RWE's bid to build a new nuclear plant near Kirksanton in Cumbria will mean...

Greenpeace UK: Whitehall farce explodes over nuclear clean-up and clean energy...

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2008

‘Well, what do you know? Another news story has broken which demonstrates that the UK's nuclear industry is not the robust, well-managed machine our ministers would have us believe. The government has sneaked out a report assessing the...

Sunset and Success of the Solar Festival

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Sunday 2 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand The first thing for this morning was registering ourselves at the UNFCCC. In no time we received our identity card for the conference. Outside the registration camp, the giant thermometer was...

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Generic multimedia item | 14 July, 2009 at 12:15

Greenpeace put gas mask on Victory Column in action against smog in air

Image | 16 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace climbers hang climate banner on the victory column in Berlin. The banner reads in German: " Copenhagen 2009 - writing history Ms. Merkel - Save the climate!" The activists demanding leadership from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel...

Greenpeace activists peacefully enter the

Image | 22 June, 2009 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists peacefully enter the Unterweser nuclear power plant to protest the lack of security concerning a plane crash or an airborne terrorist attack.

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside

Image | 31 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside the Hyundai Supreme in the Bonifacio Strait, between France and Italy, 31 July 2008. The banner reads "Stop Dangerous Cargo" in French, in protest at the Hyundai Supreme's cargo of toxic substances.

Greenpeace activists chain themselves and

Image | 23 April, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists chain themselves and cover suppliers of threatened bluefin, yellowfin and bigeye tuna stands with fishing nets at the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels, Belgium. The activists also display banners in 13 different...

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.

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against

Image | 16 May, 2003 at 2:00

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against illegal timber imports from Africa.

Greenpeace activists demand action by France

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists demand action by France against illegal timber trade.

Greenpeace activists today scaled a chimney

Image | 25 April, 2001 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists today scaled a chimney at a sewage incineration plant to highlight toxic emmissions

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