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Setting Sail to protect the Antarctic

Blog entry by Will McCallum | January 15, 2018

As I write this the Arctic Sunrise, one of Greenpeace’s ships, is sailing south.  For the next three months its crew will be working alongside a team of campaigners, photographers, film-makers, scientists and journalists from across...

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Antarctic

Blog entry by Samantha Wockner | January 8, 2018

In 2017 we launched a campaign to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary – the largest protected area on Earth. But why? Well, apart from being home to amazing animals such as penguins, whales and seals. The Antarctic plays an important...

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Antarctic

Blog entry by Samantha Wockner | January 8, 2018

In 2017 we launched a campaign to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary – the largest protected area on Earth. But why? Well, apart from being home to amazing animals such as penguins, whales and seals. The Antarctic plays an important...

Being on the sidelines is no longer tenable: My first volunteer action with Greenpeace

Blog entry by Pat Smith | December 13, 2017

I’m sixty five years old. I don’t exactly fit the stereotype you might have of a Greenpeace volunteer. My whole life I’ve been outspoken and railed against injustice, but always from behind the scenes. It’s been more usual and...

Why Rudolph the Reindeer really has a red nose!

Blog entry by Marie Moucarry | December 12, 2017

He’s found on our Holiday greeting cards, on our festive napkins, sweaters and cushions. Toy manufacturers love him and children’s clothing brands use him profusely. He is indeed the most famous of all reindeers; our beloved Rudolph. ...

Delivering not-so-festive holiday greetings to Coke Canada’s HQ

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | December 7, 2017

As part of a global week of action, Greenpeace Canada activists visited Coca-Cola’s Canadian headquarters to urge Coke’s leadership to give some good will to marine life this holiday season and stop choking our oceans with its...

Why we should MAKE SMTHNG instead of going shopping

Blog entry by Lu Yen Roloff | November 29, 2017

MAKE SMTHNG Week is about taking action for a better world. From 2-10 December, at the start of the holiday shopping season, we want to invite you to make something with us. In cities around the world, makers are gathering to...

Bonn Climate Conference: True climate leadership still missing

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | November 20, 2017

The world is moving ahead without Trump - but not as fast and decisively as needed. Another round of climate negotiations is over. And, like last year, President Trump has failed to stop the  global climate talks from moving...

Why We Projected a Giant Hologram Outside TD Bank’s Headquarters

Blog entry by Keith Stewart, Senior Energy Campaigner | November 17, 2017

In the early hours of this morning, we brought frontline Indigenous voices right to TD bank’s headquarters in Toronto. We created a spectacle no bank manager could miss: a giant hologram projection calling on TD to stop...

Transport Canada memo: Need zero-emissions vehicle mandate for deep GHG reductions

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 13, 2017

Canada joined Mexico and some U.S. states today at the climate conference in Bonn to announce a new North American Climate Leadership Dialogue that will, amongst other things, look at the potential of zero-emission vehicles to reduce...

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