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Success Stories

Page | September 28, 2010 at 15:15

Years and months of campaigning sometimes help us make that one important change. Take a look at our success stories to see how we helped make a difference.

Greenpeace shuts down New Zealand coal plant

Feature story | April 9, 2007 at 3:30

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — To be or not to be? Well, the answer for New Zealand's Marsden B coal plant is not to be. The struggle against Marsden B has seen a nine day occupation, high court challenges, protest marches, record numbers of public...

VICTORY! You pushed Princes to start protecting our oceans

Feature story | March 9, 2011 at 20:09

It is with enormous pleasure that we can reveal a groundbreaking victory for our oceans campaign: Princes, a leading tinned tuna brand, finally got your message that canning ocean destruction is unacceptable. Thanks to your efforts - the company...

Arctic protection is down to failure of drilling rather than genuine protection

Press release | August 3, 2011 at 18:42

Reacting to the news that the cowboy Scottish oil company Cairn Energy has abandoned a well having once again failed to find oil off Greenland, Greenpeace International campaigner Ben Ayliffe said:“The only way to to protect the Arctic from oil...

People Power Over Nukes

Feature story | September 29, 2010 at 11:37

The nuclear liability bill was withdrawn in the first half of the budget session in 2010, and the motion to introduce it in the second session was not supported by the opposition. The opposition questioned the legislative competence of the bill...

SUCCESS! Shell stops Arctic oil drilling for this year

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | September 17, 2012

You did it. For over six months, huge numbers of us have been pressuring Shell to stay out of the Arctic. Well this morning, company bosses announced they were scrapping their oil drilling programme for this year. It's a huge ...

Good news for Tadoba’s tigers

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | September 27, 2012

The Adani group has been trying to revive its Lohara coal mining project near the Tadoba Tiger Reserve ever since a Group of Ministers announced last year that the "no go" policy was scrapped. This mine was rejected back in 2010 after...

One Keystone pipeline down, one Gateway pipeline to go

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | January 19, 2012

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been told by industry and government insiders that while the expansion of the tar sands may be a terrible thing, there’s simply no way to stop it. Well, we’ve found a way. President Obama...

Victory – India introduces e-waste law

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | June 15, 2011

When we started our campaign to tackle the global e-waste crisis in 2005 we went to India  to document the terrible environmental and health effects of toxic e-waste being dumped across  Asia and Africa . Just 6 years later we have...

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