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

 

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Feature story | April 17, 2015 at 11:00

Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development. This week in Washington, DC the Spring Meetings of the World Bank will bring together thousands of...

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Blog entry by Heike Mainhardt | April 17, 2015

Batang residents take action to agains Coal Fired Power Plant in their land. Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development.  This week in...

2014: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 27, 2014

Report Lynas: A Radioactive Ruse

Publication | August 29, 2014 at 9:28

Kuala Lumpur, 29 August 2014 - Greenpeace joined local groups calling on the Malaysian government to deny the granting of a permanent license for the Lynas plant in Kuantan, citing the grave and unresolved radioactive and environmental threats...

A Radioactive Ruse

Feature story | June 22, 2014 at 13:52

For several years now, I have been watching with growing interest developments surrounding the controversial Lynas rare earth processing plant in Kuantan, Malaysia. As an activist who has worked on numerous cases of toxic waste dumping and dirty...

Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Feature story | March 22, 2014 at 8:00

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed.

Adidas, go #allin for #detox

Image gallery | January 25, 2014

Protect Paradise

Image gallery | November 15, 2013

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 10:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

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