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P&G linked to fresh forest scandal, Greenpeace holds protests

Press release | 26 March, 2014 at 15:21

Jakarta, 26 March 2014 – A palm oil producer linked to Procter & Gamble’s supply chains is destroying primary forest in the Indonesian region of Papua. The Greenpeace findings come as activists in five countries protested at P&G’s national...

Voices worldwide say no more nuclear power

Feature story | 25 March, 2011 at 11:36

Reverberations from the Fukushima crisis are being felt around the world, as plans to build new nuclear power plants are being challenged. The safety of existing plants is being questioned. The cost of nuclear power is projected to rise, and the...

Day of action on climate change

Feature story | 8 December, 2007 at 0:00

As negotiators from 190 governments complete the first of two weeks of discussions on climate change, in Bali, people around the world will be took to the streets for a Global Day of Action, to raise their voices about the need for urgent action...

The last tree or the final straw?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 1 June, 2013

Our office in Istanbul has been under siege. It is in the heart Taksim, an area in which a brutal police clampdown has been trying to end the peaceful protest over the planned destruction of the small, and historic, Gezi Park by Taksim...

People power and the right to public transport

Blog entry by Leonardo Medeiros | 20 June, 2013 1 comment

Brazil has finally woken up. Does this sound too optimistic? It may be, but there is no doubt that this is a day to remember. Brazilians, used to status quo in their country, finally decided to exercise their right to disagree with...

Giving the street back to whom it belongs

Blog entry by Bernardo Camara | 19 June, 2013 1 comment

"The people finally woke up" … and they won't be going back to sleep. This phrase, heard from the four corners of Brazil this Monday, reflected a infectious sentiment felt everywhere. The hours past midnight saw thousands of people...

Occupy the world

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 20 October, 2011 18 comments

At the weekend my twitter feed was alive with news of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in my adopted city of Amsterdam, taking a stand in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. It is a...

Daily news: police kill anti-nuclear protester in India, Chernobyl ghost still...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 19 April, 2011

Top news: Chernobyl 25 th anniversary scares Europe; police open fire on anti-nuclear protesters in India; Greenpeace US releases seafood scorecard   #Nuclear: The 25 th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster is coming up...

Shut it Down - Quit Coal!

Image | 17 February, 2011 at 16:00

17 February 2011 - United States. Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station that reads "Shut it Down - Quit Coal." The Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station emits more than a million tons of carbon dioxide per...

Anti Nuclear Protest in Delhi

Image | 25 March, 2011 at 13:31

25 March 2011 - India. In solidarity with the Japanese people, the civil society of Delhi organized an anti-nuclear march. They demand an immediate moratorium on all new projects, and a stringent review of existing plants by independent experts.

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