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In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature story | April 1, 2014 at 2:03

For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature story | February 10, 2014 at 11:30

Today, British retail giant Primark became the 20th global clothing company to commit to Detox. In doing so, they have taken up the challenge laid down to the fashion industry by people around the world to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from...

A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature story | January 23, 2014 at 13:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

Little Monsters: A Detox Fairy Tale

Feature story | January 14, 2014 at 4:00

The latest report by Greenpeace East Asia revealed the presence of hazardous chemicals in clothing items bought from 12 global brands, from fast fashion giants like Primark, to sportswear brands like adidas and luxury labels like Burberry.

Latest Updates from the Arctic Sunrise activists

Feature story | December 29, 2013 at 13:50

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

2013: The Year In Photos

Feature story | December 24, 2013 at 13:30

The year 2013 has been very eventful for Greenpeace on all points of the compass. Whether it be turning around a cargo container filled with fin whale meat in Hamburg, getting the palm oil industry to think twice about deforestation in Indonesia,...

Greenpeace International responds to allegations from Russian authorities

Feature story | October 28, 2013 at 16:30

On September 18th, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was involved in a peaceful protest at Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya platform, which is expected to become the first to produce oil from ice filled Arctic seas.

What do the experts say?

Feature story | September 29, 2013 at 10:00

A great number of legal experts have commented on the boarding and seizure of the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and on the piracy and hooliganism charges against the Arctic 30.

A trip to reindeer herders' family in Siberia

Feature story | September 6, 2013 at 13:30

For centuries Siberia was a land of wild forest, rivers teeming with fish, a home to wild animals and Indigenous cultures alike. But some companies in Russia are ready to sacrifice all of these priceless natural resources for just one – oil.

Ecoforestry in Papua New Guinea

Feature story | July 30, 2013 at 7:00

The islands of Papua New Guinea are home to some of the most important – and most beautiful – tropical rainforests in the world. Does ecoforestry represent a viable option for the region’s forest communities and ecosystems?

Down to Zero

Feature story | June 20, 2013 at 16:00

It has been ten years since you, and many around the world, have joined us on our journey to end deforestation in Indonesia.

Food Security and Forest Protection in Cameroon

Feature story | April 19, 2013 at 9:30

Responding to a recent spate of industrial palm oil projects in Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa is working with a Cameroonian NGO to show how small-scale farming projects are a better development option -- for communities on the ground and Cameroon's...

Great Bear Rainforest

Feature story | April 4, 2013 at 14:00

How did we go from certain destruction to forest protection in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest? Follow the journey with our interactive Forest Solutions story.

Meet the judges and see the winning design

Feature story | March 15, 2013 at 8:00

We're excited to announce the winner of our youth flag design competition, run in collaboration with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. The winning flag design will be planted on the seabed at the North Pole next month!

Ending the nuclear weapons age

Feature story | February 15, 2013 at 11:00

The exact number of nuclear weapons situated across the world is shrouded in mystery, but whatever the number, North Korea's underground test this week is a grim reminder of the devastation and destruction these weapons could unleash.

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