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The Amazon has lost a warrior

Blog entry by Bernardo Camara | 10 October, 2012 2 comments

The rainbow usually seen floating above the Amazon is shining less brightly than usual. Some might even say it is a little dull. And it's because of sad news: we lost one of our own this week. Tatiana de...

Shh! Swedish nuclear plant security missed Greenpeace activists for 28 hours

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 10 October, 2012 21 comments

On Tuesday, we told you about the 70 activists who poured onto two nuclear sites in Sweden in an effort to show how lax the security is at these plants. We didn’t tell you that at least six of them hid overnight at two of the...

Greenpeace activists evade security at Swedish nuclear power plants

Press release | 10 October, 2012 at 13:04

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures.

'Stress Tests' at Forsmark Nuclear Plant

Image | 9 October, 2012 at 17:10

Greenpeace activists breach perimeter fences at Forsmark Nuclear Power Station. The activists are 'stress testing' the facility to alert the public, the nuclear industry and minister Lena Ek on the serious safety deficiencies. 10/09/2012

Greenpeace Sweden exposes lax security at nuclear plants

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 9 October, 2012 6 comments

They poured onto the sites of two nuclear reactor plants in Sweden this morning with minimal problems: more than 70 Greenpeace activists, from five countries, conducted peaceful stress tests of the sites. The goal: to show how weak...

Mozambique oceans - 2012

Video | 8 October, 2012 at 17:02

The Indian Ocean is home to some of the world's richest tuna fishing grounds. They are a valuable resource to coastal states and an attractive fishing opportunity for foreign fleets. Unfortunately illegal and unreported fishing is a major problem...

Indian Ocean Tour 2012

Video | 8 October, 2012 at 15:40

In late 2012, Greenpeace is sailing the Indian Ocean to investigate the overfishing crisis there. We will be visiting local communities, listening and learning about the issues they face with their oceans. The food security and economic...

'Stop Coal Crimes' Banner at Charminar

Image | 8 October, 2012 at 15:19

Greenpeace activists unfurl a giant 60 x 20 foot banner from the balcony of the Charminar in Hyderabad hours after Minster of Environment and Forest Jayanthi Natarajan opened the United Nations summit on biodiversity in Hyderabad. The banner,...

South Korea can't deny the risks of nuclear power forever

Blog entry by Jan Beranek | 8 October, 2012 9 comments

I am at a detention centre at South Korea's airport, quickly writing these few words as best I can on a mobile phone. Together with my colleague, Dr. Rianne Teule, I have been denied entry to South Korea. We have done nothing wrong.

Hand in hand to protect the Congo Basin forests

Blog entry by Monica Davies and Augustine Kasambule | 8 October, 2012

What began in 2011 as a call to the youth of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to speak out for the protection of their forests has finally come to  fruition. Men, women and children from Kinshasa city and surroundings have come...

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Press release | 8 October, 2012 at 8:30

Seoul, South Korea, 8 October 2012 - Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

Peaceful activism: 1, billionaire oil company: 0

Blog entry by JulietteH | 5 October, 2012 9 comments

It’s not often that one of the world’s richest companies doesn't get what it wants. But today in a Dutch court, Shell not only failed to win the sweeping injunction it applied for, but was told in quite forceful terms that it must...

Dutch court grants Greenpeace right to stage peaceful protests against Shell

Press release | 5 October, 2012 at 16:49

Amsterdam, October 5, 2012 -- Royal Dutch Shell has failed in its bid to win a sweeping injunction against two offices of Greenpeace, a setback to the company’s attempt to end protests by the environmental group over Arctic oil drilling.

Thank you times two million!

Blog entry by Martin Norman | 3 October, 2012 7 comments

When you're as far north as we are right now, communications come to you like telegrams; they're few and far between, and only the most important make it through. So when Steve, the radio operator on board the Arctic Sunrise,...

Taiwanese people want fish for the future

Blog entry by Tamara Stark, Greenpeace International | 3 October, 2012 5 comments

The warmth of the sun overhead mirrored the warmth of the welcome we received this morning from officials in Keelung, Taiwan. The day dawned sunny, despite warnings of a typhoon moving in on Taiwan, and our press conference to launch...

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