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Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 15:00

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this victory possible!

Threat to Amazon delayed, new Forest Code vote postponed to 2012

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 12:32

The next stage of voting on Brazil’s new Forest Code – which could have devastating impacts on the Amazon - has been once again postponed before going to President Dilma, who can either approve or veto it. The new code, which has been labelled a...

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 4:46

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 18:50

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 15:10

The Earth has a new champion. In Bremerhaven, Germany, we’ve held the naming ceremony for the world’s first purpose-built, crowd-bought, eco-sleek sailing vessel, the new Rainbow Warrior.

Wangari Maathai - Africa's 'Mama Trees' passes away

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 12:50 4 comments

Greenpeace is deeply saddened by news of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai's passing away. It is a sadness we are sharing with people right across the African continent, and the world.

Clickers and Stickers Make H&M Detox

Feature story | September 20, 2011 at 8:00

Clothing giant H&M has responded to a torrent of tweets, Facebook updates, and Detox sticker actions last week with a public commitment to Detox. Hazardous chemicals are out. Transparency and transformational change are in.

Will H&M make "Detox" the new must-have?

Feature story | September 13, 2011 at 9:00

There's a skeleton in H&M's closet. The fast-fashion retailer sells clothes made with chemicals which cause hazardous water pollution around the world, and the only way to stop this water pollution is to come clean and stop using such chemicals...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 17, 2011 at 23:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

Farewell to the Rainbow Warrior II

Feature story | August 16, 2011 at 10:00

After 52 years at sea (22 years as a Greenpeace ship), the current Rainbow Warrior is heading for a new life. Over the last few days, the bell was removed, the ship’s mascot dolphin taken down and the Rainbow Warrior’s named painted over. Finally...

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