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Brazil: the most dangerous country for environmental activists in 2015

Blog entry by Márcio Astrini | 27 June, 2016

Last year was the worst year on record for the murder of environmental activists, and m ore killings took place in Brazil than in any other country in the world . Activists across the globe are facing increasing violence...

UN report highlights the challenges Indigenous People in Brazil face to protect their...

Blog entry by Danicley de Aguiar | 23 September, 2016

For Indigenous activists defending their traditional lands, Brazil is one of the most dangerous places in the world . Xavante indigenous people from Maraiãwatsede with traditional body paint for war. Due to conflicts over land...

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | 23 April, 2010 at 17:56

A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.

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:...

One year later and no justice: Communities affected by dam disaster speak out

Blog entry by Fabiana Alves | 8 November, 2016 1 comment

This past Saturday – 5 November, 2016 – hundreds of people gathered at the ruins of the Bento Rodrigues school in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil. They were there out of remembrance, and to call for justice. Exactly one year...

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | 6 September, 2010 at 11:54

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling programme – in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. However, despite the harsh punishment the two anti-whaling...

How do we make corporations more accountable?

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 19 January, 2018

Greenpeace is famous for campaigning against corporations. We made “Choke” out of Coca-Cola's logo to draw attention to the massive plastic pollution impact  they have around the world.  Polar bear hijacks Coke’s holiday...

Governments

Topic | 8 June, 2009 at 12:37

Gezi park: equal rights, justice, the environment and a better future

Blog entry by Pinar Aksogan | 28 June, 2013

From Egypt to Spain, to Turkey to Brazil, people are demanding equal rights, justice, democracy and a better future. Maybe we all have different demands but we inspire the world and solidarity brings strength. Here in Istanbul, in...

Greenpeace activists conduct a peaceful protest

Image | 26 June, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists conduct a peaceful protest outside the Japanese embassy in Den Haag as part of a global campaign against the continued unnecessary detention of two Greenpeace activists in Japan. The detained activists exposed a large scale...

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