The Environmentalist

  • A Victory for Indigenous Rights Over Fossil Fuel Greed

    Kelly Mitchell

    This Monday, the Obama administration’s Army Corps of Engineers honored the treaty rights of the Lummi Nation and denied a critical permit for the proposed Gateway Pacific coal export terminal in Washington state.

  • Podcast: Do Invincible Creatures Exist?

    Ryan Schleeter

    Check out episode 17 of Completely Optional Knowledge, the podcast that answers questions you never knew you had. Some things in life are #CompletelyOptional — satisfying your curiosity doesn’t have to be one of them.

  • 4 Reasons We’re Breaking Free From Fossil Fuels

    Annie Leonard

    Over the next two weeks, activists like you and me are standing in the way of the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects. Join the global movement to Break Free and keep fossil fuels in the ground.

  • How Birdwatching Helps Stop Thai Union’s Ocean Destruction

    François Chartier

    "I have a visual at two o'clock!" We rush to the 'monkey island', the highest platform of the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, where watchers scan the ocean from sunrise to sunset. The ship changes course and heads towards the small floating construction of bamboo, nets and buoys. It's day four of our expedition and our third catch.

  • From the Heart of the Amazon to the Heart of Corporate Power

    Daniel Brindis

    Today, Munduruku Indigenous representatives and activists traveled thousands of kilometres from the heart of the Brazilian Amazon to the annual shareholder’s meeting of General Electric (GE) in the United States. Their goal: to confront the company on its involvement in destructive hydroelectric mega dams in the Amazon.

  • Why GE’s Support of Mega Dams in the Amazon Is Bad Business

    Daniel Brindis

    Today Munduruku Indigenous leaders and activists journeyed from the Brazilian Amazon to attend General Electric’s (GE) Annual General Meeting. We are calling on CEO Jeffrey Immelt to end the company’s potential involvement in the proposed São Luiz do Tapajós (SLT) mega dam in the Amazon and other similar projects.