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Antarctic’s Top Penguin

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | January 20, 2018

Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weather turns bad. In honour of...

March of the penguins

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | January 15, 2018

This morning, people around the world are waking up to pictures of penguin sightings across the globe. The penguins have been spotted travelling on trains, arriving at international airports and at iconic landmarks. From Sydney to...

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...

Protecting the caribou is protecting the Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Lydie Padilla | December 14, 2017

To assess the quality of the environment and the impact of certain practices, scientists are increasingly turning to biological indicators such as plant, fungi or animal species. The caribou needs you.    SIGN THE PETITION ...

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. ...

Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer needs our help

Blog entry by Lpadilla | December 12, 2017

He’s found on our Holiday greeting cards, on our festive napkins, sweaters and cushions. He’s even found on our 25 cent coins. An icon adored by local artists and children’s authors, he is indeed the most famous of all reindeers; our...

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...

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