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Activist occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Feature story | 22 November, 2010 at 16:20

Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to deepwater drilling...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | 26 October, 2010 at 9:00

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

The oceans are in a crisis. Greenpeace has a plan to save them.

Feature story | 4 October, 2010 at 16:47

Our oceans are an absolute marvel - but they are also in a deep, deep crisis. If we don’t act fast, our oceans will continue to deteriorate and vital food sources and essential functions provided to our planet and its people by the oceans could...

This revolution's on!

Feature story | 29 September, 2010 at 11:44

From the chilly waters of the Atlantic to a stage in New York City, an amazing revolution is on. You had no idea? Well, that’s because most media routinely under-report it. We thought we would correct that.

Chinese river fishing community

Feature story | 27 September, 2010 at 15:45

As part of our work to witness and expose water pollution problems around China, Greenpeace campaigners and photographer Lu Guang visited several areas along the Yangtze River that have been severely affected by industrial water pollution.

Activists stop Chevron deepwater drilling ship off the Shetland Islands

Feature story | 21 September, 2010 at 14:27

Our activists are taking action against a massive oil drilling ship, stopping it from leaving to drill a deep water well off the Shetland Islands. They are now swimming in front of the ship to prevent its progress.

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | 6 September, 2010 at 9:54

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling programme – in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. However, despite the harsh punishment the two anti-whaling...

Greenpeace Activists End Arctic Oil Rig Occupation

Feature story | 2 September, 2010 at 15:25

Severe weather has forced activists to end their occupation of the Stena Don oil rig in the Arctic last night: after two days of hanging some 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters and forcing the rigs operators, Cairn Energy, to suspend...

Greenpeace activists occupy Arctic oil rig

Feature story | 31 August, 2010 at 12:56

Our activists are suspended 15 meters above the frigid Arctic waters of Baffin Bay. They have taken up position on the drilling rig Stena Don to call for a ban on deep sea oil drilling in the Arctic, and demand that ‘wild cat’ oil company Cairn...

Greenpeace welcomes report on UN climate change body

Feature story | 30 August, 2010 at 18:44

An independent report on the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recommended changes to the way the UN climate change panel is run and presents its science. We welcome the review and are convinced that the proposed changes will...

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