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Greenpeace launches high tech investigation into radiation impacts of Fukushima...

Press release | 25 February, 2016 at 2:22

Tokyo, 25 February 2016 - Greenpeace Japan today announced it is conducting an underwater investigation into radiation contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. The survey will be conducted from a Japanese...

Greenpeace activists block secret TTIP talks

Press release | 22 February, 2016 at 13:46

Brussels, 22 February 2016 – Greenpeace activists from seven countries today blocked the entrances to the Brussels building where EU and US negotiators were due to hold secret talks for a trade deal that would give multinational corporations...

Activists set up basecamp at Mammut HQ to demand end of toxic chemical use

Press release | 17 February, 2016 at 7:59

Seon, Switzerland, 17 February 2016 - More than 15 Greenpeace activists from six countries have today installed a conference table on the facade of Mammut’s headquarters in Seon, Switzerland to invite CEO, Rolf Schmid, to negotiate a commitment...

Italy’s largest fashion supply chain pledges to Detox hazardous chemicals

Press release | 11 February, 2016 at 10:16

Milan, 11 February 2016 - In the largest commitment of its kind, 20 companies from Italy’s Prato textile district simultaneously announced today in a press conference hosted by Greenpeace in Milan their commitment to Detox; the highest standard...

Coal dropped from Vietnam’s future energy plans

Press release | 27 January, 2016 at 4:13

Bangkok, 27 January 2016 - Vietnam will effectively shelve the equivalent of 70 large coal power plants following an announcement from the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung that the country would drop all further coal-fired power plant projects and...

Hazardous chemicals found in many outdoor clothing brands

Press release | 25 January, 2016 at 9:00

Munich, 25 January 2016 - Hazardous and persistent chemicals, dangerous to human health and the environment, have been found in the products of leading outdoor brands. Brands like The North Face, Patagonia, Mammut, Columbia and Haglofs keep using...

Greenpeace campaign bears fruits: Aldi Süd bans bee-harming pesticides

Press release | 18 January, 2016 at 12:41

Hamburg/Amsterdam, 18 January 2016 – Aldi Süd is the first big retailer in Europe to ban eight bee-harming pesticides from domestic fruits and vegetables produced for their markets.

Greenpeace International welcomes appointment of co-Executive Directors

Press release | 15 January, 2016 at 10:45

Amsterdam, 15 January 2016 - Following an extensive search Greenpeace International is pleased to announce that it is appointing co-Executive Directors to lead the organisation. Jennifer Morgan, currently the Global Director of the climate...

Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to forced and child labour - Greenpeace statement

Press release | 14 December, 2015 at 6:55

Washington, DC, 14 December 2015 - An Associated Press investigation released today found that Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the Sea in the U.S., has again been connected to forced labour and horrific working conditions in Thailand. The...

Kumi Naidoo reacts to conclusion of COP21

Press release | 12 December, 2015 at 19:45

Paris, 12 December, 2015 — Reacting to the Paris Agreement at the conclusion of COP21, Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo said:

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