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Adventures in testing: Detoxing the great outdoors

Blog entry by nyoung | July 6, 2015

Eight Greenpeace teams have returned from expeditions on three continents carrying water and snow samples from remote areas for laboratory testing. The tests will show just how far contamination from PFCs – persistent and hazardous...

Joni Mitchell: A tribute to the artist

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 6, 2015

On 31 March, 2015, Joni Mitchell – who helped launch Greenpeace with a 1970 benefit concert, and emerged as one of the greatest songwriters and performers of the last 50 years – experienced a brain aneurysm. Friends found her...

The power of scaling parliament buildings: This is #RealClimateAction

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | July 3, 2015

I hope this finds you well. I just wanted to update you on some goings on down here in New Zealand. Last Thursday, just as the sun was rising over our capital of Wellington, four activists scaled our parliament building to install...

Shell's drilling plans just got cut in half — by walruses

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | July 3, 2015

The animal that comes most readily to mind when thinking of the Arctic, climate change, or sea ice melt is certainly the polar bear. Who woulda thunk, then, that the walrus would turn out to be the most headache-inducing megafauna for...

Breakthrough! Saving the vaquita just got one step closer

Blog entry by Gloria Chang | July 3, 2015

Remember these little guys? There are only 97 vaquita left in the world and you’ve been part of a global campaign to save them. In fact, in just the last 5 weeks, 100,000 of you have stood up and demanded they be protected. And good...

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