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History and Successes

Background | 14 September, 2009 at 12:35

"A trip for life, and for peace": that’s how Irving Stowe, one of the co-founders of Greenpeace, described the plan to sail a boat to the Arctic Ocean to stop the testing of a nuclear bomb. Irving didn’t know it then, but the Greenpeace trip...

About Us

Topic | 4 March, 2010 at 12:15

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

Lyle Thurston 1937 - 2008

Feature story | 31 March, 2008 at 10:36

Lyle Thurston, one of 12 crewmembers on the original Greenpeace campaign, died of pneumonia at the age of 70 in Victoria, BC, Canada, March 26, 2008. "Doc" Thurston - a medical doctor, patron of the arts, and lifetime environmental advocate -...

The Greenpeace Chronicles

Publication | 15 September, 2011 at 14:30

In the year marking Greenpeace's 40th anniversary, we wanted to bring you a collection of stories and a selection of images that attempt to show you more about what Greenpeace is and what Greenpeace does.

Feb 2010 - Real Sustainability

Background | 9 March, 2010 at 12:10

Cultural habits - like people - go through stages when they face death. Dr. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross described this process as the 'five stages of grief' - denial, anger, bargaining and depression, before the final acceptance of reality. In human...

April 2010 - The car

Background | 20 March, 2010 at 13:54

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is more...

David McTaggart

Background | 20 November, 2006 at 14:15

May 2010 - Cars

Background | 20 May, 2010 at 12:49

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is...

Greenpeace finally arrives at Amchitka

Blog entry by brianfit | 30 August, 2007

Kieran Mulvaney, sailing aboard the Esperanza, wrote the following for Undercurrents, the crew blog for our Bering Sea voyage: Thirty-five years, eleven months, and eighteen days later, we finally made it. On September 15, 1971,...

Rachel Carson - And the birth of modern environmentalism

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 27 September, 2012 2 comments

"The 'control of nature' is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology." ― Rachel Carson. Fifty years ago, on September 27, 1962, Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, a culture-crashing exposure of...

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