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Magazine Edition | 2012-03-01 at 16:21

Last year the Fukushima nuclear disaster forced 150,000 Japanese citizens to flee their homes. Now it's time to take a look at its legacy and take an opportunity to stand in solidarity with the people who continue to suffer the impacts.

Learn more about air pollution in China

Magazine Short Article | 2013-07-23 at 0:00

The air pollution debate in China is a story of how big things can have small beginnings, of hope beyond hope.

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Magazine Short Article | 2013-07-23 at 0:00

Our groundbreaking investigative report of a large-scale Chinese coal project plundering water desperately needed by local residents.

Greenpeace welcomes Busan court decision to uphold right to peaceful protest against...

Press release | 2013-08-22 at 17:45

Busan - Greenpeace today commended South Korea's judicial system for upholding people's right to peaceful protest after it ruled that the four Greenpeace activists who demonstrated on Busan's Gwangan bridge to raise awareness about South Korea's...

Low Risk of Radioactive Exposure for China

Feature Story | 2011-03-16 at 7:00

The radioactive releases that have occurred thus far in Fukushima, Japan, are highly unlikely to be an immediate danger to China. Even in the worst-case scenario, the relative risk to north China would be low.

Greenpeace staff blocked from entering South Korea as Government cracks down on...

Press release | 2012-04-02 at 14:51

Seoul, South Korea, 2 April, 2012: Three Greenpeace senior staff members accompanying the organisation’s International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo were today denied entry and deported from South Korea, highlighting the Government’s growing...

Two mothers of Fukushima speak of their pain and indignation

Magazine Article | 2012-03-01 at 16:54

We bring you two stories of two mothers from Fukushima, Japan who watched in fear the horror unfold.

The facts of Fukushima

Magazine Short Article | 2012-03-01 at 17:33

Here's what happened on the fateful day of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and what it tells us about nuclear energy.

Lessons from Fukushima

Magazine Article | 2012-03-01 at 17:56

Fukushima teaches us that the key causes of the nuclear accident lie in institutional failures.

Are you at risk?

Magazine Article | 2012-03-02 at 12:14

The next Fukushima nuclear disaster: what happens to you and your friends?

The world stands up and says "no" to nuclear

Magazine Article | 2012-03-09 at 10:00

Taking action to remind governments that the next Fukushima disaster will be their fault.

Legacies of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Magazine Article | 2012-03-01 at 16:24

Moving photos and videos covering Fukushima and the disrupted lives of residents.

Messages of hope from the world

Magazine Article | 2012-03-01 at 17:08

We takes messages from citizens around the world to Mount Fuji.

Greenpeace Stages “Sudden Death” to Oppose Expansion of Nuclear Power in Hong Kong

Press release | 2010-10-31 at 6:00

In response to the Environmental Protection Department’s proposal to increase nuclear power to 50% of Hong Kong’s energy mix by 2020, Greenpeace organized a 10-minute ‘die-in’ action today at the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct. Thirty activists...

Greenpeace reactive to report of Daya Bay Incident

Press release | 2010-06-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the government to drop all plans to enlarge any nuclear capacity, after a suspicious leakage of radioactive iodine from the Daya Bay nuclear plant in late May, reported by the media yesterday.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 6:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl 25th Anniversary Exhibition - Think Twice: A Nuclear Hong Kong?

Feature Story | 2011-04-11 at 6:00

Our special art exhibition invites Hong Kong to look back on Chernobyl after 25 years and reflect on its impact.

Rainbow Warrior Protests Victoria Harbor’s Energy-Hogging Light Show

Press release | 2011-02-14 at 7:00

Tonight during the Symphony of Lights – the world’s largest electricity-hogging light show – and on Valentines’ Day, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is projecting the message of “Forget Nuclear, Love Energy Efficiency – It’s Destiny!’...

Two Nuclear Protests Greet Chief Executive at C40 Opening Greenpeace Warns Against...

Press release | 2010-11-05 at 7:00

Two successive Greenpeace demonstrations greeted Chief Executive Donald Tsang at C40 Climate Leaders workshop, which aim at exposing the SAR government’s intentions to drastically increase dirty nuclear power as a share of Hong Kong’s energy mix.

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 20:05

Greenpeace condemns Government’s newly launched climate change strategy as “the most irresponsible and dangerous path” to tackle climate change, which put our next generation at great risk by substantially increasing nuclear energy to 50% of the...

Greenpeace sends Edward Yau ‘radioactive waste’ To protest against expansion of...

Press release | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

Four Greenpeace activists, equipped with safety clothing and helmet, delivered simulative ‘radioactive waste’ to Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment this morning. They unfold a banner with the message 'Nuclear is not the solution', to...

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | 2011-06-09 at 14:45

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:23

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 17:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 11:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

World Press Photo Awards

Feature Story | 2006-02-13 at 15:00

Two Greenpeace images have won awards at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards. An image depicting the world’s largest river sucked dry by climate change, and another image of the forgotten victims of nuclear power; two children from Belarus,...

Join Hands: No Nuclear Expansion for Hong Kong Rally

Feature Story | 2011-04-13 at 6:00

For the sake of our homes and our children, we are organizing a rally in Hong Kong to demand that the SAR government to immediately stop the expansion of nuclear power. Join us to tell the government that we don't want a radioactive future in...

Greenpeace activists turned back at Daya Bay Nuclear Emergency Drill

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 17:45

April 26, 2012, Hong Kong - Today is the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It's also a day in which the Hong Kong SAR Government is holding a two-day inter-departmental nuclear plant drill at Tung Ping Chau. 17 Greenpeace...

A beginner's guide to nuclear power

Feature Story | 2012-07-25 at 5:30

Nuclear power, once the domain of scientists in labs and far away from the thoughts of the rest of us, is fast becoming a debate held between every day people.

Fukushima Anniversary Exhibition - Haunting stories of the silence and contamination...

Standard Page | 2012-02-24 at 11:30

This coming March, Greenpeace is presenting the Fukushima Anniversary Exhibition and sincerely invites you to join us in remembering this nuclear disaster. There will be a movie sharing session showing documentary film ‘Radioactivists’ while...

Remembering the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: An Art Exhibition for you

Standard Page | 2012-02-10 at 11:30

One year after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Greenpeace is presenting the Fukushima Anniversary Exhibition in collaboration with six prominent local and overseas artists. The artistic works of this exhibition recall haunting memories and...

The year that was 2013 around the world

Feature Story | 2013-12-31 at 20:00

With your help, Greenpeace has not only reached around the globe to push policy and take direct action, but we have engaged the imagination of a world - a world which is not happy with business as usual and demands a sustainable future. From...

Back to the future with Japan's nuclear village

Blog entry by Kazue Suzuki | 2014-07-21

The decision of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) to approve the draft assessment for the two Sendai nuclear reactors in Kyushu is a clear and dangerous signal that Japan's nuclear village – industry, regulators and government –...

Fukushima: we must not forget!

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | 2014-03-12

“Forgetting Fukushima makes it more likely that such a nuclear disaster could happen elsewhere,” said Mrs Tatsuko Okawara, one of the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Fukushima accident that began on 11 March 2011. Though...

Our campaigner shows high school kids what activism looks like

Image | 2013-09-02 at 6:00

Greenpeace activist Van Pham from the USA shown here giving a presentation to high school students. He was one of four Greenpeace activists who participated in a bicycle ride to the communities living within a 30km radius of the Kori Nuclear...

The young folks of Seoul want a nuclear-free future

Image | 2013-03-25 at 6:00

Hundreds of people from Seoul and Samcheok residents, an area earmarked for nuclear plant construction, march to mark the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster and to call for nuclear energy to be phased out in South Korea. The Korean...

Kumi Naidoo in South Korea Talks

Image gallery | 2012-04-03

Messages of hope from Mount Fuji

Image gallery | 2012-02-29

No nuclear in China - not anywhere

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2012-10-31

Last week  Reuters reported  that China will approve a small number of new nuclear reactors before 2015 to be built in coastal regions.  Greenpeace has always fought - and will continue to fight - vigorously against nuclear power...

Are you at risk of a nuclear accident? Our map shows millions around the globe are.

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 2012-03-02

More than 400 nuclear reactors operate around the world right now. There's a very good chance that you, your family or your friends live close enough to one to be directly affected by a disaster like the one that happened at the...

7 must know facts about nuclear in South Korea

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-09-25

1. A round 80% of Korea's primary energy supply comes from fossil fuels and 16% from nuclear energy, with just 2% supplied by renewable energy.  Korea ranks only 15th in the G20 for its investments in renewable energy, lagging...

130 metres high in Busan, South Korea

Blog entry by Jun Kwon Song | 2013-07-24

The following was originally posted on Greenpeace International, July 10, 2013. Today is my second day, 130 metres in the air, on the Gwangan Bridge in Busan, South Korea. This bridge is the symbol of Busan and I'm here with a...

[Investigate] Remembering Fukushima

Magazine Article | 2012-03-16 at 10:40

The Fukushima nuclear disaster last year in Japan prompted the world to reflect on nuclear power. A year later and the true extent of the accident is still emerging.

South Korea tramples human rights and ignores lessons from Fukushima

Blog entry by Pino Lee | 2012-12-12

This was originally posted on Greenpeace International on December 10, 2012.  Today is the International Human Rights Day and what better way to mark it than by launching a court case against injustice in South Korea. With so...

Greenpeace activists in South Korea taken by police for banner drop

Blog entry by Cindy Baxter | 2012-05-03

Greenpeace activists have been taken away by police for questioning in Samchoek for hanging a banner on the front of the City Government building. The 18 x 4.5m banner reads: "Nuclear free Korea is in the hands of Samchoek citizens...

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