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Greenpeace Italy here I come!

Blog entry by Earl Beadle | July 3, 2009 8 comments

Activist Earl Beadle When I first started volunteering with Greenpeace I had just come back from a great adventure in Tasmania, where I had visited a tree sit that was led by Greenpeace . I knew from then on that I would like...

Saving forests and stopping climate change: one action at a time

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | November 27, 2009

Only hours ago my passport was returned to me by Indonesian immigration officials who escorted me from Riau province on the island of Sumatra, where I was deported for protesting forest destruction and climate change back to Jakarta.

Wal-Mart Confrontation Piques Interest At Save-On-Foods In Nelson, BC

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | June 1, 2009

Just after 11 a.m. on May 29th, seven activists — including two in fish costumes — set up in front of Wal-Mart. We unfurled the “Don’t Buy, Don’t Sell Redlist Fish” banner and handed Redlist fish info to customers. The 10-foot tuna...

Action: World's Dirtiest Oil - Stop the Tar Sands

Blog entry by JessieS | July 28, 2008 7 comments

Prior to this action, I had been to the tar sands more than once. I knew the tar sands are the largest industrial project on the face of the earth. I knew the tar sands displace an area the size of Vancouver Island and will grow to...

World on the Edge

Blog entry by Andrea Macdonald | December 6, 2008 1 comment

The Climate Rescue Centre in Poznan 2008 Yesterday I visited the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station in Konin, almost two hours outside of Poznan, Poland, where the United Nations climate conference is talking place. The...

Climate Defender: Sharon Howarth

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 23, 2009 2 comments

Guest post from Climate Defender Sharon Howarth I consider myself a politically active person, always working on social and environmental issues close to my heart.  For the last few years I’ve grown more and more concerned...

Kingston: Mass Police Force Descends on Ocean Crime Scene!

Blog entry by Alex Paterson | May 29, 2009

Hello from stormy Kingston, Ontario! The seafood tour rolled into a gloomy looking Kingston today for Day Four of the Seafood Tour where Greenpeace Activists directly confronted Costco Wholesale over their failure to protect our...

’Twas the night before the AGM …

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson | May 18, 2009 1 comment

It’s late on the eve of the Statoil AGM and I’m sitting in my hotel room trying to learn Norwegian so I can digest the slew of tar sands articles before me. It’s not easy, but the pictures tell a thousand dirty words about StatoilHydro...

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...

90 Reasons to Care About Copenhagen

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | September 9, 2009 1 comment

Last week  our Executive Director Bruce Cox sent out an unprecedented email to our constituents. Recognizing that there's less than 100 days to what Time Magazine calls "the world's last good chance to craft a new global warming...

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