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Illegal wood at APP's mill - now you see it, now you don't

Blog entry by Zul Fahmi, Greenpeace South East Asia | March 16, 2012 9 comments

More than two weeks ago, Greenpeace submitted video evidence documenting illegal ramin logs at APP's Indah Kiat mill to the Indonesian authorities - both the Ministry of Forestry and the National Police. Today, the Ministry of Forestry...

Shell's Arctic Oil Drilling Plan

Image | March 16, 2012 at 14:53

Greenpeace Nordic activists boarded the ice breakers Fennica and Nordica in Helsinki on 16 March. The activists protest against Shell's arctic oil drilling by dropping banners saying "Save the Arctic. Stop Shell". The government owned company...

Will brooms and shovels clean up the Arctic?

Blog entry by JulietteH | March 16, 2012 3 comments

New Zealand and Finland are practically on opposite sides of the planet, and quite a long way away from Alaska. Yet, they are the two starting points for Shell’s fleet of rented and commissioned ships that are preparing to get together...

Dirk Diederik Action near Mauritania

Image | March 15, 2012 at 16:35

Greenpeace activists have attached a floating device with text reading "Stop The Plunder" to the fishing nets of the Dutch super trawler Dirk Diederik, stopping its fishing operation 30 miles off the coast of Mauritania. West African waters have...

Greenpeace Uses Instagram and Auto-tuned News to Help Consumers Challenge Big Brands

Press release | March 15, 2012 at 16:27

Amsterdam, 15 March 2012: To mark the 50th anniversary of World Consumer Rights Day, Greenpeace today celebrated the role of consumers in changing corporate behavior by launching a musical video and a people-powered instagram competition which...

Detox: A song about PeoplePower and Winning!

Video | March 15, 2012 at 10:13

The story of the Detox campaign is the story of people around the world acting together, challenging corporate madness, and Winning! Inspired by the Gregory Brothers' fantastic "Auto-tune the news" youtube videos, we thought we'd make this...

Newsflash: #PeoplePower is challenging corporate madness, and winning!

Blog entry by Tommy Crawford | March 15, 2012 8 comments

“Consumers by definition, include us all. They are the largest economic group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. Yet they are the only important group... whose views are often not heard.” ...

Mega coal mines threaten Great Barrier Reef

Blog entry by John Hepburn | March 14, 2012 5 comments

© Tom Jefferson/Greenpeace In our campaign to stop dangerous climate change, Greenpeace is taking on one of the most urgent issues: the enormous expansion of coal mining and coal exports from Australia. Not only does coal expansion...

Message to world leaders: Fukushima is a reminder; end the threat of nuclear power

Blog entry by Mareike Britten | March 12, 2012 9 comments

More than 50 organisations and individuals from around the world have joined forces with Greenpeace and called for investments in safe, renewable energy in order to end the threat of nuclear power. That message is in the form of an ...

Radiation Testing In Fukushima City

Image | March 12, 2012 at 9:39

A Greenpeace radiation monitoring team member checks contamination levels in a park in Watari, a suburb of Fukushima City. Greenpeace has been conducting radiation monitoring around the Fukushima area for the past year, and has found serious...

Banner At Abbot Point

Image | March 12, 2012 at 9:23

Greenpeace activists and members of the local community lay out an 80x10 metre banner reading "Reef 'In Danger'" as the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) mission take a final flight over the controversial...

Fukushima, One Year After...

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | March 11, 2012 11 comments

Today our thoughts are once more with the people of Japan; our condolences are with those who lost their loved ones and our admiration is with those who are valiantly rebuilding their lives and communities one year after the earthquake...

Residents at risk as radioactive contamination lingers in Fukushima

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 2:14

Fukushima, Japan, March 9, 2012 – Greenpeace today again criticised the Japanese Government’s incompetent handling of radioactive contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, saying that its independent measurements show that one...

Ministry of Agriculture Action in Mexico

Image | March 8, 2012 at 9:45

Thirty Greenpeace activists take a three metre high mobile phone to the Ministry of Agriculture (SAGARPA), in Mexico City. To send a message to the agency to not ignore the message of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food – Olivier de...

Kadia, this is for you…

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | March 8, 2012 2 comments

“My rice crops dried.. as if they were burnt with fire… I did not harvest rice the year before too… Last year the rain started well, but it suddenly stopped… Some days we can not find food for our children ...” these plaintive words...

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