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Greenpeace plants symbolic flag on the North Pole seabed to demand that the Arctic be...

Press release | April 15, 2013 at 15:21

North Pole/ Manila — Four young people on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow. (1) The young people planted...

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The North Pole Expedition has started their trek!

Press release | April 8, 2013 at 16:46

A group of young campaigners on a mission to protect the Arctic is set for a historic and unexpected meeting with a delegation of powerful Arctic officials at the North Pole this week.

Catwalk design heading to the North Pole

Blog entry by Vivienne Westwood | March 29, 2013

I really am delighted to support the Save the Arctic campaign. I am incredibly proud of the design that we came up with — and we launched a new T-shirt as part of the collection at Paris fashion week. We superimposed the image on a...

World Water Day: Breaking the wasteful habit

Blog entry by Abi Aguilar | March 22, 2013

This morning, as soon as I woke up, I used and flushed a toilet, took a bath, brushed my teeth – all with water running inside the house. I feel good and blessed that there is abundant supply of water at home, but eventually thought of...

Young Southeast Asians lead the way in the battle to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Nicole Johnston | March 20, 2013

Think saving the Arctic has nothing to do with Southeast Asia? Think again! Even better, listen to two teenagers from this region who know that it has everything to do with them. “If we don’t act now, our generation will suffer later.

13-year old Malaysian girl wins Greenpeace’s Flag for the Future Arctic competition

Press release | March 16, 2013 at 21:27

London — Dame Vivienne Westwood, the world renowned fashion designer, has selected the winning flag design that will be planted on the seabed at the North Pole next month, closing the global competition run by the World Association of Girl Guides...

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The power of a collective voice

Blog entry by Haydee Illenberger | March 13, 2013

This time of the year is probably the most exhilarating period in a student’s life. All those long nights of burning the midnight oil to complete one’s thesis alongside gazillion of long exams to study for are finally over. After all,...

Unjust laws for nuclear power leave Fukushima victims suffering

Press release | March 11, 2013 at 15:52

Tokyo – On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace made the following statements to highlight the flawed laws protecting the nuclear industry and the fact that hundreds of thousands of people in Japan still lack the...

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Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, ED Greenpeace Japan | March 11, 2013

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children that were lost in the earthquake and...

From fragmented activism to creating spaces

Blog entry by Joan Meris | March 8, 2013

Young feminists’ reflection on gender and environmental activism “There is nothing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.”  - Audre Lorde This March marks the International Women’s Month, a...

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