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Message of Peace from Hiroshima

Feature story | 6 August, 2014 at 11:30

Greenpeace believes that peace is the best self-defense, and that war is the biggest threat to the environment. This story is a call for peace by Daisuke Miyachi of Greenpeace Japan. Daisuke is from Hiroshima and his grandmother was one of the...

60 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki Greenpeace renews its call for peace

Press release | 5 August, 2005 at 0:00

On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Greenpeace renewed its call to world leaders to make real their decades old commitments to nuclear disarmament and for the Japanese government to abandon plans...

This generation will ban nuclear weapons

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 10 December, 2014

Nearly 25 years after the end of the Cold War there are still estimated to be 16,300 nuclear weapons at 98 sites in 14 countries.  Rather than disarm, nuclear armed states continue to spend a fortune maintaining and modernising their...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: remembering the power of peace

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 6 August, 2015 3 comments

More than most, Japan is a nation whose modern history is tragically linked to the quest to use and tame nuclear power. This nuclear history is not noteworthy for its successes, but for how it reflects humanity's capacity for ...

Japan's nuclear history and the power of peace

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | 6 August, 2015 2 comments

The fight against nuclear is steeped in Greenpeace history. On the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombings we're reminded of the consequences of nuclear energy and the people's movement to campaign for nuclear disarmament to create...

Remembering Hiroshima, in Fukushima

Blog entry by Sakyo Noda | 8 August, 2011 1 comment

Usually, there are not many things on my plate on August 6th, other than spending a really hot summer’s day remembering the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Wherever I am, it's natural to send condolences to the victims and pray for...

Hiroshima 60th Anniversary Commemoration

Generic multimedia item | 3 August, 2005 at 1:00

Hiroshima then and now. Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima with an atomic bomb. Images of the blast, the aftermath and the peace park that stands as a reminder.

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