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New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | June 10, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 3:54

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...

Support for the Arctic Sunrise from the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Cole McLean* | September 30, 2013 1 comment

Being a volunteer aboard a Greenpeace ship is an inspiring experience. Since the Arctic Sunrise was boarded illegally and with all crew members being held in custody for two months, it’s important for me to remember what we are...

Join the Ride for Renewables!

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | May 15, 2013

You’re invited!     Kick off Bike Month with some cycling activism! What:   A bike ride in support of renewable energy from the Pickering to Darlington nuclear stations. When:   Sunday May 26, starting...

Message from Japan

Blog entry by Monica Laflamme, activist | February 28, 2012

An international group of activists met in Japan 3 days ago to climb Mt. Fuji as a way to remember the nuclear disaster that happened in Fukushima last year.  The goal of the climb was to show support to the people that were affected...

On activism

Blog entry by cskinner | June 1, 2010 1 comment

Juliette Hauville  June 1, 2010  Making Waves, Greenpeace International Alberta Views, a magazine from Alberta, Canada, has just published an article on activism in general, and the tar sands in particular . While we have...

To the first follower

Blog entry by Juliette | September 10, 2010

A colleague forwarded a video about building a movement yesterday, and it made me think of the moment when we see a petition, or any online action suddenly taking off. But before I get started, watch the video: ...

Support war resisters

Blog entry by Yossi Cadan | September 1, 2010

You may remember, back in May, I wrote about my personal experience as a war resister and asked you to support American war resisters here in Canada . With your help, Bill C-440 (the war resisters bill) passed first reading in the...

Inspiring Action

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | April 22, 2009

Today we're mobilizing 3 million people to join the fight for the climate, forcing governments to act against runaway climate change. Sign the KYOTO plus Petition and become a climate activist. Inspire your followers on Twitter ...

186K and strong and counting: Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Blog entry by Michael | July 1, 2008 1 comment

Across the globe yesterday, Greenpeace peacefully protested the arrest and ongoing detainment of two Japanese whale activists. The protests took place in front of Japanese embassies the world over and included the delivery of more that...

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