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The importance of being a big tree

Blog entry by Dr Janet Cotter | 16 January, 2014 1 comment

We know that forests are biodiversity-rich, and we know they provide us with essential ecosystem services, such as regulating water flows and influencing weather patterns . One ecosystem service often discussed these days is the role...

Pictures of climate change from the disappearing glaciers of Patagonia

Press release | 10 February, 2004 at 1:00

New visual evidence of the impacts of climate change was released Greenpeace in Patagonia today. Dramatic new photos of Patagonian glaciers taken by the research team on board the Greenpeace vessel /Arctic Sunrise/ show the extent to which...

How much climate change can we bear?

Publication | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

The consequences of a 2 degree centigrade rise in global temperature and how to avoid it.

Indonesia Forest Defenders Camp

Background | 31 October, 2007 at 15:44

Never has the threat to the world's forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With up to one-fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction, these problems are intimately linked.

E.ON’s coal construction brought to a full stop

Feature story | 15 November, 2008 at 1:00

Supported by the Rainbow Warrior, a hundred of our volunteer activists occupied the construction site of the new E.ON coal fired power plant in Rotterdam. They halted construction for 10 hours before they were all arrested by police. Special...

Back in court to protect the polar bear

Feature story | 21 May, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace and the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Biological Diversity have launched a new legal challenge against the US Department of the Interior following its listing of the polar bear as a threatened species. Sadly the...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature story | 7 September, 2006 at 2:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police,and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut,...

Day 3 of climate protest in Asia

Feature story | 9 December, 2005 at 1:00

From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

Is this a blip or a tip in humanity's onslaught on the climate?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 18 March, 2015 5 comments

Reports that the growth in carbon pollution paused last year should give heart to climate campaigners and clean energy investors around the world. The figures, from the International Energy Agency, no less, will come as a cold shower...

Greenpeace shuts down Esso

Press release | 25 October, 2002 at 2:00

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