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People vs. Oil

Slideshow | 17 June, 2015

130 metres high in Busan, South Korea

Blog entry by Jun Kwon Song | 10 July, 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 simple message to the people of Busan: You are living in a danger zone. The other...

One year after Rio+20: The movement for a better world is growing

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 21 June, 2013 4 comments

One year after the biggest ever UN Summit closed at Rio de Janeiro , Brazil is in the news again. An impressive and large movement is growing as people stand up for their right to fairly-priced public transport and for a better...

Sini, the quiet hero

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | 7 October, 2013 78 comments

My friend Sini Saarela is in jail in Murmansk, along with many other Greenpeace International activists. They are some of the first people in the world to face long jail sentences because they followed their conviction and acted...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon predicts more nuclear disasters, polar bears...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 21 April, 2011

© Moritz Wustinger / Greenpeace   Top news: UN Secretary-General warns that relying on nuclear energy will demand improvements in international cooperation; lots of legal news, with environmental groups protesting against...

COP15 Global Day of Action in Beijing

Image | 12 December, 2009 at 15:01

12 December 2009 - Beijing, China. Traditional Chinese drummers send a 'time is running out' message from Beijing to Copenhagen as part of a Global Day of Action. More than 10 million people have already signed the TckTckTck petition calling for...

CLP: Don’t Gamble our Future!

Image | 12 May, 2011 at 15:47

12 May 2011 - China. Greenpeace activists set up a gambling table with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Light and Power shareholders meeting at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Greenpeace has condemned the...

Nuclear Action on the Brandenburg Gate

Image | 29 May, 2011 at 15:59

29 May 2011 - Germany. During the nuclear summit attended by chancellor Angela Merkel, Greenpeace activists unfurl a 3 x 18 meter banner on the Brandenburg Gate in support of the German government’s plans for the immediate closure of eight of the...

Chicago 'Quit Coal' message

Image | 25 May, 2011 at 16:55

25 May 2011 - United States. A team of Greenpeace activists hanging from an elevated platform begin a second day painting a message on the smokestack of the Fisk coal-fired power plant in Chicago to demand its operator shut down the dirty,...

Gazprom Arctic Drilling Action in Moscow

Image | 7 September, 2012 at 15:51

Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears in a police car after they blocked the Russian energy giant Gazprom’s headquarters in Moscow. Greenpeace demands that the company abandons its reckless offshore oil drilling plans in the Arctic.

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