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Fukushima nuclear disaster: 5 years on and no end in sight

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | March 11, 2016

Last month I joined the magnificent crew of the Rainbow Warrior , a team of experts, and Greenpeace colleagues from around the world. For two days we sailed along Fukushima’s beautiful, rugged coast working under rough conditions as...

They said YES!

Blog entry by Gil Aguilar | March 10, 2016

Great news! Today, t he Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear a very important case. Clyde River is a tiny hamlet in Nunavut, where for the past two years the community has been challenging the approval of a five-year seismic...

Who’s still trashing forests for palm oil? Big names!

Blog entry by Annisa Rahmawati | March 4, 2016

How 'clean' is the palm oil used by major brands around the world? Today, we're releasing the results of our investigation into which companies are keeping promises to stop deforestation in Indonesia for palm oil.  Take a look now to...

One planet, thousands of land-struggles to save it

Blog entry by Luca Miggiano and Stephanie Brancaforte | March 4, 2016

Indigenous peoples and local communities are at the heart of the fight against climate change and environmental destruction. When a new mine breaks ground, when land is grabbed, or when industrial loggers raze forests, they are the...

Ice loss, the beauty of the Arctic and the threat of fishing fleets

Blog entry by Mads Flarup Christensen | March 2, 2016

Together we kicked out Shell; seven million people across the world stopped Shell’s expansion into the Arctic in 2015. Later in the year nations came together in Paris and  signed a historical agreement  for the climate. These events...

THIS FAR, NO FURTHER: Protect the Arctic from destructive trawling

Publication | March 2, 2016 at 6:34

Investigations by Greenpeace have shown industrial fishing fleets using destructive bottom trawling are invading previously pristine areas of the Arctic Ocean above Norway.

Nature at the touch of a button

Blog entry by Miriam Wilson | March 1, 2016

In 2015, we ran a photo competition with Greenpeace supporters across Canada to find stunning wildlife images to remind us why the world needs Greenpeace: to help preserve our Earth and our environment. We were looking for your...

Iceland's fin whale hunt cancelled for 2016

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 29, 2016

No endangered fin whales will be hunted in Iceland this year. This is great news. Word from colleagues in Iceland, and now reports in both Icelandic and  English-language media  confirm that the planned hunt for fin whales will not...

Adorable Japanese couple devastated by Fukushima turn lives around with solar

Blog entry by Ai Kashiwagi | February 28, 2016

Mr and Mrs Okawara hold up a banner for “Solarise Fukushima”. For the past 30 years, Shin and Tatsuko Okawara spent their lives working as organic farmers. With their own organic farm, rural work was in their blood - tilling,...

Five years on and the Fukushima crisis is far from over

Blog entry by Shaun Burnie | February 26, 2016

Five years ago the Rainbow Warrior sailed along the Fukushima coast conducting radiation sampling. Now it's back, and has Japan's ex-Prime Minister on board. Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior Sailing past the destroyed Fukushima...

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