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Ugly food: the truth behind chemical fertilisers in China

Blog entry by Alessandro Saccoccio | 2 April, 2013 4 comments

When thinking about food the first image that comes to our mind might be the so-called 'food porn' photography that the marketing industry relies upon when advertising food products. But there is also an ugly side of food the industry...

Homeless Polar Bear, Moscow

Image | 1 April, 2013 at 19:45

A Greenpeace activist dressed in a polar bear suit, paddles past the Kremlin aboard an ice floe, on the Moskva river. Holding placards that read: 'Help' & 'Arctic Not For Sale.' To protest against attempts by oil companies to drill in the arctic...

Catwalk design heading to the North Pole

Blog entry by Vivienne Westwood | 28 March, 2013 4 comments

I really am delighted to support the Save the Arctic campaign. I am incredibly proud of the design that we came up with — and we launched a new T-shirt as part of the collection at Paris fashion week. We superimposed the image on a...

'Monsanto Protection Act' adopted in the US

Blog entry by Eric Darier | 28 March, 2013 21 comments

Imagine a democratic government adopting a legislation that would instruct its own Agriculture Department "to ignore any judicial rulings that block the planting of crops that the court determines to be illegal"(according to Senator...

Good news for the Arctic from Scotland and Greenland

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 28 March, 2013 1 comment

The Scottish Court of Session has denied Cairn Energy (the wildcat oil firm that spent over US $1 billion failing to find oil off the coast of Greenland) a permanent injunction against Greenpeace International following a peaceful...

A more just, peaceful and sustainable world is possible - World Social Forum 2013

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 27 March, 2013

In early 2011, Tunisia’s President Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown and the popular uprising in Tunisia was followed shortly by a wave of revolutions in several Arab countries – proving to us all that another world is within our...

Greenpeace wins Scottish court case against Cairn, injunction rejected

Press release | 27 March, 2013 at 12:19

Amsterdam, March 27, 2013 — Greenpeace International has won an important court ruling today when a Scottish court denied a request from oil company Cairn seeking to stifle protest against its Arctic drilling plans.

Uranium mining stopped in Australian national park

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 26 March, 2013 1 comment

Wherever uranium miners move in to do what they do, human rights have a tendency to move out. That’s why the victory of Jeffrey Lee, who has secured protection for his land from uranium mining at Koongarra in Australia , sends a...

Happy birthday, Greenfreeze!

Blog entry by Paula Tejon Carbajal | 25 March, 2013 2 comments

Do you have a fridge at home? Then, unless you live in North America, you probably have a Greenfreeze. And what is that? A fridge that uses a revolutionary technology that Greenpeace created two decades ago. And to celebrate its 20th...

Actor Ezra Miller to plant flag beneath North Pole during grueling Arctic expedition

Press release | 25 March, 2013 at 13:04

New York, March 25, 2013 - “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” star Ezra Miller will travel to the North Pole in early April to plant a ‘flag for the future’ on the seabed, as part of a major international campaign to protect the Arctic.

Wanted: Polar explorers. No experience required.

Blog entry by James Turner | 25 March, 2013 12 comments

In just over two weeks I will be standing on the frozen Arctic ocean, preparing to ski to the North Pole. I'll be wearing four layers of fleece and a special hat that someone knitted for me. In my pockets I'll carry some almond...

Wuli Village Activists

Slideshow | 23 March, 2013

Apple reveals new progress in path to 100% renewable energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 22 March, 2013 5 comments

There’s more good news to report from the clean energy revolution that’s spreading like wildfire among the biggest technology companies in the world: Apple released an  environmental report  today showing that it has made real progress...

Cancer Villages, Zhejiang Province

Slideshow | 22 March, 2013

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