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Panama Whales Meeting: Fork In the Road for Future of Whales

Press release | 2 July, 2012 at 15:41

Panama, July 2, 2012 - As the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens in Panama City, Greenpeace International oceans campaigner John Frizell said: “We have come to a fork in the road for the future of whales and...

Severe weather hits capitals and villages around the world

Blog entry by Tristan Tremschnig | 2 July, 2012 5 comments

The world has recently experienced a series of calamitous weather events. News headlines have painted a grim picture: flooding, drought, landslides and record ice melt in the arctic. These events stretch to every corner of the globe,...

Homeless Polar Bear in London

Video | 2 July, 2012 at 13:30

Greenpeace, Jude Law, Radiohead and hundreds of thousands of people around the world are coming together to demand we save the Arctic from oil drilling, industrial fishing and militarization. Join us at http://www.savethearctic.org

Scouting the remains of the Arctic

Blog entry by Yvette Sena Blankson and Miryam Justo | 2 July, 2012 2 comments

On Saturday, June 30, we heard a sound we will never forget. When the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise reached the edge of the Arctic sea ice, the sound of the ice scraping and scratching the hull of the ship was strong and it...

Month in Pictures - June

Slideshow | 1 July, 2012

Incoming storms at Panama whales meeting

Blog entry by John Frizell | 30 June, 2012 4 comments

The weather here in Panama City changes from bright sun to pouring rain without warning. It may be an omen for the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting which will start in a few days. Every five years the IWC considers the...

Seeking a new dawn of Arctic protection

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | 29 June, 2012 13 comments

Before going back to the Arctic this summer I talked with a good friend of mine, who asked me: “Do you remember how they referred to age in old novels?” “No,” I replied. “Well, they’d say: ‘She’s 17 summers.’ And out of your 33...

Arctic Sunrise 2012 aka Motley Crew Tour

Image | 29 June, 2012 at 15:47

From Left to Right - Thom Looney, Hu Haiquan, Miryam Justo, Yvette Sena Blankson, Bob Graham, Dr John Fletcher, Fredrick Lam. Launching from Svalbard, Norway, 78 degrees north of the equator, the ship begins a month-long expedition to the ice...

Greenpeace ship sets sail to map sea ice and protect fragile Arctic

Press release | 29 June, 2012 at 15:42

Svalbard, Norway, June 29, 2012 – The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise will depart on Friday for a month-long expedition in the icy Arctic as part of the environment group’s new campaign to save the pristine region.

Esperanza near Kodiak, Alaska

Slideshow | 29 June, 2012

Enel trying to silence Greenpeace Italy to hide deadly coal habit

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 28 June, 2012

The biggest coal user in Italy is trying to silence Greenpeace Italy for telling Italians the company’s coal plant emissions kill 366 people a year — about one person every day. This kind of attack isn’t new. Big, rich companies...

Motley Crew Arctic Tour 2012

Feature story | 28 June, 2012 at 17:39

You don’t have to be from Russia or Norway to have a stake in what happens to the Arctic – we’re all affected. That is why on June 29th we set sail on the Arctic Sunrise with a truly international crew to demand a truly international response to...

Forests & People first

Blog entry by Susanne Breitkopf | 28 June, 2012

This may be one of the nerdiest Greenpeace blogs you’ve ever read. I’m in Columbia, in a big conference center, where people talk all day long. Is this how we save the forest, you ask? Shouldn’t I be on a speed boat blocking timber...

Will Apple bet on renewable energy for its new Nevada data centre?

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 27 June, 2012 2 comments

The iCloud just keeps on growing. Apple announced yesterday that it will build its next data centre in Reno, NV in the United States. This latest facility joins Apple’s initial three data centres in California, North Carolina and...

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