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Help Stop One of the Greatest Human-Environmental Tragedies of 2015 From Happening Again

Blog entry by Diana Ruiz | September 26, 2016

Last year’s devastating fires in Indonesia were devastating for public health and the environment — and every one of them was a human-caused disaster. A  study  released last week by Harvard and Columbia reports that more...

Brent Spar: The sea is not a dustbin

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | September 24, 2016

In August 2016, Prestel Books published  Photos That Changed the World , including this image of the Greenpeace Brent Spar campaign, captured by David Sims on 16 June 1995. Greenpeace approaches Brent Spar, 1995, dodging a...

UN report highlights the challenges Indigenous People in Brazil face to protect their...

Blog entry by Danicley de Aguiar | September 24, 2016

For Indigenous activists defending their traditional lands, Brazil is one of  the most dangerous places in the world . Xavante indigenous people from Maraiãwatsede with traditional body paint for war. Due to conflicts over land...

Three small letters destroying the rainforest

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 21, 2016

Last year, Indonesian forest fires shocked the world. Some called them ‘ the worst environmental disaster of the 21st century ’. So why hasn’t that shock turned into action - and why are fires blazing across Indonesia again? ...

Let’s make it a green peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | September 21, 2016

Today (21 September), around the globe, we mark Peace Day knowing that for many, peace is nowhere to be found. Not today. And unless things change dramatically, not any time soon. 2015 saw the number of refugees and displaced people...

Our Government, the blockheads. Again.

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | September 20, 2016

The New Zealand Government is pleased to announce that next year they’re keen to open more than 500,000 square kilometres of our ocean for oil companies to survey and drill, including parts of the marine mammal sanctuary, home to the...

Te Ohu kaimoana crying crocodile tears over Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Blog entry by Mike Smith | September 20, 2016

It’s said that in war the first casualty is the truth. Increasingly this is now the case in politics and economics as well. Over the last week or so we’ve witnessed Te Ohu kaimoana crying crocodile tears over the “removal of Maori...

Why we support the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Blog entry by Russel Norman | September 19, 2016

Controversy now surrounds the proposal for a giant ocean sanctuary around the Kermadecs, with the fishing industry taking the government to court to try to stop it. The Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary would be massive - 620,000...

If you're left without reindeer, there is nothing else

Blog entry by Tatiana Vasilieva | September 17, 2016

“You feed a reindeer and step away - and it suddenly drops dead. Within a day it swells up like a ball ready to burst. We thought the heat was to blame, as they were still in their thick winter coats. A neighbour lost 50 of them.” ...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | September 17, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

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