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Detox: International Week of Action

Slideshow | February 24, 2014

Dolce&Gabbana, stop selling us toxic lies

Blog entry by Gabriele Salari | February 23, 2014 2 comments

One week ago we opened Milan Fashion Week in style - revealing the toxic truth behind luxury fashion. As the highlight of the fashion calendar; the glamorous catwalk shows organised by brands like Dolce&Gabbana, from Milan to Paris,...

Compelling stories of shameful treatment of Fukushima victims

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | February 21, 2014 1 comment

When most of us think of the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster we think about leaks of contaminated water, criminal gangs hiring ill-trained workers to work on cleaning up radioactive materials on the site, ice-dams to stop water...

Versace: enough lies! We want fashion we can be proud of

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | February 20, 2014 2 comments

Milan Fashion Week is a circus of beauty and style - the stage on which the fashion world brings its dreams to life. This year, however, Greenpeace Italy opened proceedings with drama of a different kind: climbers unveiled a 100 sq...

Activists open Milan Fashion week at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to demand...

Press release | February 19, 2014 at 10:27

Milan, 19 February 2014 – Heralding the start of Milan Fashion week, Greenpeace Italy activists today unfurled a huge banner in the iconic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele to demand that luxury brands commit to creating fashion free from hazardous...

Opening Milan Fashion Week in style

Blog entry by Stefano, Greenpeace Italy volunteer | February 19, 2014

While you are reading this I am joining the thousands of people standing up and taking action on behalf of children everywhere to demand toxic-free fashion. As a parent and a Greenpeace Italy volunteer I am here at the very...

Healthy earth, healthy people, happy people

Blog entry by Aleira Lara Galicia | February 18, 2014

"We have a commitment to protect what we have. Here, we grow everything we need: corn, pumpkins, chiles, flowers for our bees - and at the same time we respect and take advantage of natural cycles. We never run out of food, we don't...

Global retailer Delhaize commits to No Deforestation

Press release | February 17, 2014 at 14:45

Brussels, 17 February 2014 – Belgium-based international retailer Delhaize Group has become the first supermarket chain in the world to commit to a No Deforestation Policy with full traceability. The move follows public pressure in Belgium and...

An Animation about Palm Oil

Video | February 17, 2014 at 14:30

Every year, thousands of hectares of Indonesian rainforest and peatlands are being destroyed to make way for new palm oil plantations. We don't have to clear forests for palm oil - solutions exist and come companies are on track to supply clean,...

Great news for the 120,000 people demanding forest-friendly products!

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | February 17, 2014 1 comment

Nearly 120,000 of you amazing people have signed the Tiger Manifesto just six days since it launched globally. This is incredible! And we have some good news to share with you…. ….Today, we are one step closer to forest and...

A little story about a fashionable lie

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | February 17, 2014 6 comments

When I was a child my mother used to tell me stories before going to bed. One of my favourites was “the Emperor’s New Clothes”, a tale of truth, lies and fashion. Today I want to tell you another little story this time about the...

New report reveals a luxury we can’t afford

Press release | February 17, 2014 at 7:29

Rome, 17 February 2014 – As Milan fashion week gets under way, Greenpeace International today revealed [1] that the same hazardous chemicals used in the manufacturing of fast fashion are used by ‘exclusive’ luxury brands - including Versace,...

Top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 14, 2014 1 comment

It’s Valentine’s Day. To offer you a sugar-free, non-commercialised way of celebrating here are our top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean. 1. A whole lotta heart Octopuses have three hearts. That’s good news when you’re a sucker...

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 4:00

Jakarta, 12 February 2014 – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every day products being manufactured through forest...

The movement for tiger-friendly products starts today. Are you in?

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | February 12, 2014 9 comments

Today we are drawing a line in the sand to protect our forests. Thousands of concerned consumers in Indonesia and around the world are joining celebrities such as Joaquin Phoenix, Paul Wesley, Gillian Anderson and Kellan Lutz who...

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