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A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | 14 October, 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 | 26 September, 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 | 20 September, 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 | 13 September, 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 | 17 August, 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 | 16 August, 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...

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | 12 July, 2011 at 13:32

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break – what has been achieved?

Feature story | 23 May, 2011 at 10:50

It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...

Risky potato plan mashed by activists

Feature story | 19 May, 2011 at 16:45

It’s potato planting time again in the north of Sweden where activists are occupying BASF’s potato warehouse and are blocking the exit in order to hinder the German chemical company from planting the risky GMO potato “Amflora.”

Activists lock climate laggards out of business summit

Feature story | 18 May, 2011 at 12:19

This morning in Brussels, more than 170 Greenpeace activists challenged companies in Europe to take more ambitious access on climate change by blocking access to delegates arriving at the European Business Summit: 'Europe in the world: leading or...

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