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International Women's Day: The stories I will tell my daughter

Blog entry by Jen Maman | March 8, 2016

As women we hear and tell many stories. We carry these stories with us – ones that happened to us, to our mothers, sisters, friends. My mother-in-law told me a story. She grew up in a small village in southeast Turkey. None of her...

Following big oil into the darkness

Blog entry by Stefan Kerschbaumer | March 8, 2016

Saturday 3/6/2016, 7:30 a.m. My alarm clock rings, it’s time to get up. The narrow corridors inside the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are unusually empty. Almost the entire ship crew is up on deck working double time to get the ship...

Climbing Fitz Roy in Patagonia without PFCs

Blog entry by David Bacci | March 6, 2016

After successfully climbing Cerro Torre, my next goal was to climb the route opened by the legendary Italian climbers Casimiro Ferrari and Vittorio Meles in 1976, called Pilar Este on the Eastern Face of Fitz Roy in Patagonia, on the...

We kicked out Shell, but there’s a new threat to the Arctic

Blog entry by Mads Flarup Christensen | March 3, 2016

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace Together we kicked out Shell, 7 million people across the world stopped Shell’s expansion into the Arctic last year. Later in the year nations came together in Paris...

Palm oil: who’s still trashing forests?

Blog entry by Annisa Rahmawati | March 3, 2016

How ‘clean’ is the palm oil used by major brands around the world? Today, we’re releasing the results of our investigation into which companies are keeping promises to stop deforestation in Indonesia for palm oil.  Take a look now to...

Solar energy can change Greece

Blog entry by Anna-Maria Renner | March 2, 2016

Experiencing a beautiful 22 degrees °C sun in Rhodes, Greece brought to mind two thoughts:  1) “Yes, it is truly the Island of the Sun.”  2) “Yes, climate change is happening.” This led me to one conclusion: Solar power is the best...

In Pictures: Arctic Frontiers, the natural wonders on the top of the world

Blog entry by Angela Glienicke | March 1, 2016

All rights reserved . Credit: © Glenn Williams / National Institute of Standards and Technology Today we launch our campaign to protect the fragile ocean on top of the world . These images illustrate the...

Thousands call for #safepassage in Europe

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | March 1, 2016

As thousands of people gathered across Europe on Saturday to call for refugee rights, a human chain of hands was formed on a stony Lesbos beach next to a banner demanding ‘No more deaths’. Lesbos is on the frontline of Europe’s...

Make-or-break moment for Arctic protection

Blog entry by Magnus Eckeskog | March 1, 2016

This week, an unremarkable event can play a remarkable role to protect life in the Arctic. A part of the permanent ice cover on which life in the Arctic depends can soon be protected from destructive activities.  If this protection...

Love the Oscars? You’ll love these environmental films too

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | March 1, 2016

Rising seas, severe droughts, catastrophic storms, people foraging for food. Sounds like a backdrop for a post-apocalyptic film but this is climate change, and it’s the real-life blockbuster happening right now. Whether it’s Al...

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