What we do: The issues we work on

Greenpeace exists because this fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action!

 

Stop climate change

Climate change

With the world on the brink of runaway climate change, it is time to get serious. We're calling upon governments and industry to step up and make big improvements. And there's a lot you can do to help.
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Protect ancient forests

Forests

Forests are home to about two-thirds of the world's land-based species of plants and animals. They keep the climate stable and maintain the balance of life on Earth. Their destruction produces about one fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions.
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Defending our oceans

Oceans

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.
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Agriculture

Agriculture

Greenpeace is campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment- not against it. Farming that helps farmers to cope with climate change.
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Eliminate toxic chemicals

Toxic pollution

Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future.
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End the nuclear age

Nuclear

Greenpeace has always fought - and will continue to fight - vigorously against nuclear  power because it is an unacceptable risk to the environment and to humanity. The only solution is to halt the expansion of all nuclear power, and for the shutdown of existing plants. 
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The latest updates

 

Greenpeace launches first office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Blog entry by Dharshini Sivapatham | August 1, 2017

We have officially launched our first office in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, 28 th  July 2017. Our office in Malaysia is the fourth office in South-East Asia after Phillipines,Thailand and Indonesia. Our executive director Naderev...

Live to Eat and Eat to Live Long

Blog entry by Ryan Bestre | July 28, 2017

It may not be obvious but I love to eat. However, participating in the Food for Life campaigns of Greenpeace and being a part of  #IAmHampasLupa , a group that advocates for mindful consumption among Filipinos, made me put more effort...

Just because you don’t see it, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt you

Blog entry by Nanticha Ocharoenchai | July 20, 2017

Every morning, as I walk to the subway to go to class, a couple old Route 54 buses would roll by, leaving behind a cloud of black exhaust  for me and everyone else to inhale. Each and every time, it leaves me wondering, “what could...

Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

Blog entry by Sarah King | July 11, 2017

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly  700,000 concerned people from around the world , but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act! ...

Producer responsibility: the key to solving Thailand’s plastic crisis

Blog entry by Nanticha Ocharoenchai | June 14, 2017

A report from Science Magazine in 2015 showed that Thailand is now among world’s biggest contributors of ocean waste. A shocking eight million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year , with a few countries, including Thailand,...

Why I ran to Thai Union, why I stand for tuna and the ocean

Blog entry by Rattanasiri Kittikongnapang | June 2, 2017

It was a hot and humid morning in Bangkok but that didn’t stop me from running almost 4 kms in a tuna costume with 20 fellow activists to Thai Union’s headquarters in Bangkok. Was I crazy? Was I hallucinating? No. Over 680,000...

After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | May 30, 2017

Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever? Greenpeace activists peacefully confront marine operations at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain in 2016. Activists in inflatable boats delivered a...

After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | May 30, 2017

Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever?     Greenpeace activists peacefully confront marine operations at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain in 2016. Activists in inflatable...

Myanmar Coal Report 2017

Publication | May 4, 2017 at 9:37

COAL : A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS IN MYANMAR

Major palm oil company promises to protect forests

Blog entry by Annisa Rahmawati | April 28, 2017

There's been a major development in our campaign to protect Indonesia's forests. IOI, one of the largest palm oil traders in the world, has just made  a significant commitment to protect rainforests . If put into practice, this...

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