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Greenpeace activists paint two gigantic cracks on the 32 year old nuclear reactor dome at Borssele, Netherlands. The Dutch government wants to keep the plant, one of the world's oldest, open beyond 2013, despite inherent safety and security risks.

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Climate change is a priority issue for us here at Greenpeace.  Disruptions to ecosystems will likely harm everything from minke whales to coral reefs to polar bears. Whole forests will be lost, and hundreds of thousands of species will become extinct. Climate change will bring devastation to people and communities, especially some of the world's poorest.

Certainly, a big part of our job is bringing home to people everywherethe realities of climate change and the struggle against it.  To name names, protest corporations, shame governments - while helping make climate change solutions a reality.

Our expeditions document the impacts of climate change on people and ecosystems. Our professional negotiators, scientists and policy expertsattend world climate conferences and persuade decision makers to take action.  Our volunteers and cyberactivists keep up the pressure on lawmakers and corporations.  Our activists put their safety and freedom on the line for even the smallest chance to change the world.

Luckily enough, Greenpeace is itself only part of a much larger movement towards positive energy policy.  We are fortunate to work with and beside many other environmental organisations, as well as many companies, governments and individuals who share our dedication, optimism and belief that there is a solution for every problem.

If you would like to be a part of this global movement, and like how wework, please choose to volunteer, sign up as a cyberactivst, and/orsupport us financially. For more ways to help see the Take Action page.

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Fossil Fuel consumption in Asia is one of

Image | 12 November, 1997 at 1:00

Fossil Fuel consumption in Asia is one of the contributors to a brown cloud of pollutants stretching across the region.

Fossil Fuels and Climate Protection: The Carbon Logic

Publication | 1 October, 1997 at 0:00

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products

Image | 17 September, 1997 at 1:00

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products are increasingly found in childrens bodies.

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory

Image | 29 August, 1997 at 1:00

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory.

Cemetery collapsing due to permafrost melting

Image | 29 July, 1997 at 1:00

Cemetery collapsing due to permafrost melting in Alaska.

Chemicals plant in Haifa bay

Image | 19 July, 1997 at 0:00

Chemicals plant in Haifa bay. The sign reads: Industrial waste outflow, do not touch, very dangerous.

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution

Image | 11 July, 1997 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution after previous heavy floods in the Czech Republic

Climate hot

Image | 22 June, 1997 at 1:00

Climate hot-air balloon at G8 summit in Denver 1997

Greenpeace activists help to install solar

Image | 6 June, 1997 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists help to install solar panels on houses in Docklands, London.

Greenpeace activists dressed up as bunnies

Image | 14 May, 1997 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists dressed up as bunnies and bad scientists in an action against genetically engineered soya.

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