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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...

Wishing you a happy holiday season!

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-12-25

In this season of celebration, we here at Greenpeace, would like to celebrate your heartwarming support. Looking back on 2013 , we cannot believe how much we’ve been able to achieve thanks to your generous help! And together, we...

What does the Rainbow Warrior's "better future" look like?

Blog entry by Malcolm Wren | 2013-07-30

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, has sets her sails to cross the sea from Korea to Taiwan, and will soon be arriving in Keelung Harbour. I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the theme of her visit  -“A Better Future...

From Chinese Young Pioneer to Greenpeace activist: the story of Tom Wang

Blog entry by Tom Wang | 2011-09-27 3 comments

My name is Tom Wang. Tom is my English name. I gave it to myself when I was learning English from my British teacher. She couldn't pronounce my Chinese name, Xiaojun. Xiaojun means "a soldier born at dawn". Most people in China can...

Rainbow Warrior II retires, finds second life as floating hospital

Feature Story | 2011-08-16 at 16:00

Today Greenpeace said goodbye to an old friend. At a ceremony in Singapore today our iconic protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior was transferred to Friendship, a Bangladesh based NGO which will refit it for use as a hospital ship. It's the...

A Warrior's Welcome

Feature Story | 2011-06-17 at 14:18

What do you say when you are offered the chance to sail aboard the world’s most famous environmental campaigning ship? I replied with the only answer that would come out of my mouth: “Absolutely.”

Greenpeace launches new office in South Korea

Feature Story | 2011-06-09 at 13:47

Greenpeace is excited to announce the launch of a new Greenpeace office in Korea. Established as part of Greenpeace East Asia, our new office will be campaigning on the issues of Climate and Energy and Oceans.

Leading the only race that counts

Feature Story | 2011-05-26 at 13:11

We'd like to share with you this excellent profile of Kumi Naidoo, written by Sue Blaine and published in Business Day. Reprinted here with permission.

The Rainbow Warrior's Farewell Visit to Hong Kong

Feature Story | 2011-01-21 at 7:00

Greenpeace has been creating positive changes in the world for the last 40 years, and throughout it all the Rainbow Warrior has been our brave companion. Now the Rainbow Warrior II is coming to Hong Kong on her final voyage – please join us in...

New leadership for Greenpeace International

Feature Story | 2009-06-12 at 10:30

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

Greenpeace in Africa: people, action, solutions

Feature Story | 2008-11-14 at 7:00

It’s official. Greenpeace is now truly global. After more than a decade working on the continent, we finally opened our first African office. Come join the celebrations!

Letter to China's Ministry of Environmental Protection

Feature Story | 2008-05-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd Leipold expresses condolences to the victims of the Sichuan earthquake

2007 review

Feature Story | 2008-01-09 at 21:55

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

Rainbow Warrior completes joint mission with MSF to transport humanitarian supplies...

Feature Story | 2006-08-11 at 0:52

Over 75 tons of essential medical supplies have been safely transported to Lebanon via sea, following a joint operation between Greenpeace and Medecins Sans Frontieres, in which three voyages were made by the Rainbow Warrior between Larnaca in...

Rainbow Warrior delivers MSF aid to Beirut

Feature Story | 2006-08-08 at 0:58

The Rainbow Warrior has returned to Larnaca, Cyprus, after its second trip to Beirut delivering a total of 60 tonnes of urgently needed humanitarian supplies on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A further hundred tonnes are still...

Rainbow Warrior to aid MSF's humanitarian work in Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-02 at 22:28

We have offered Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) the use of the Rainbow Warrior for transporting much-needed supplies to Lebanon. The vessel was already in the Mediterranean and has now docked in Larnaca, Cyprus for loading medical supplies.

Matti Wuori

Feature Story | 2005-10-17 at 6:00

Matti Wuori, founder of Greenpeace Finland and former Board Chair of Greenpeace International from 1991 - 1993, died aged 60 in Helsinki on October 16th.

Greenpeace University

Feature Story | 2005-09-16 at 6:00

The climbers secure climbing gear to a massive banner as the inflatable dinghy driver guns the engine and heads out into Chesapeake Bay. The front line activists buy time by going limp as the "police" move in and a spokesperson delivers her...

Greenpeace marks 20th anniversary of the bombing of the first Rainbow Warrior

Feature Story | 2005-07-10 at 6:00

To mark the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the first Rainbow Warrior, working to protect the environment and work for peace worldwide, we hold a series of activities worldwide, including a week-long photo exhibition of “20 years of Rainbow...

Bob Hunter

Feature Story | 2005-05-03 at 6:00

Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death on May 2nd 2005, of cancer, marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

Tsunami and the environment

Feature Story | 2005-01-10 at 7:00

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature Story | 2005-01-03 at 7:00

Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

Movements, Memes, and Mindbombs

Feature Story | 2004-10-05 at 6:00

One of Greenpeace's founders, the photographer and journalist Rex Weyler, has just published a chronicle of the organisation's first decade entitled Chop Wood, Carry Water. He wrote the following recollection of an early Greenpeace "test action"...

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