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Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 14, 2009 at 14:31

Greenpeace created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden. Our activists sailed into Swedish waters and have so far placed 140 granite rocks (each weighing between 0.5 and 3 tons) in...

Breaking Green Promises – No More Excuses!

Feature story | July 27, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace activists climbed to the top of HP's global headquarters and painted the message "Hazardous Products" in big, bold letters on the roof. The message, applied using non-toxic children's finger-paint, covered over 11,500 square ft., or...

Canon Can Save Whales

Feature story | June 18, 2008 at 18:00

In a highly unusual scene for central New Jersey, a whale tail broke the surface of a pond outside Canon Inc.’s offices. Greenpeace activists soon arrived alongside the creature in one of the organization’s iconic inflatable boats holding a...

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | November 11, 2009 at 18:00

UPDATE: November 18, 2009 - Two Greenpeace activists from Germany and Italy and two members of the press from India and Italy, all of whom were traveling on valid business and journalist visas, were picked up and detained by Indonesian police.

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | June 15, 2008 at 18:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

Global Action for a Global Problem

Feature story | May 31, 2004 at 18:00

To protect the public's health and prevent the contamination of the environment, we are confronting genetic engineering everywhere we can, be it along the export routes or along the food chain. In the spring of 2004, we coordinated activities...

FADs - scourge of the sea

Blog by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | November 28, 2011

Fish Aggregation Devices are the scourge of the seas, floating death traps for fish, sharks, rays and turtles. But what is a FAD, and why are they used? The majority of canned tuna worldwide is...

Pirates of the Pacific

Blog by Greenpeace Australia | November 28, 2011

Last week we found evidence of high seas pirates illegally fishing tuna. The high seas pockets have long been a playground for pirate fishers making it difficult for surrounding Pacific Island...

100 Actions for 100% Clean Energy Kicked Off!

Blog by Abbie Rogers | September 28, 2011 2 comments

Last night I dialed sixteen numbers, put my ear-up to the phone and heard the voices of one Mike Brune (Executive Director or Sierra Club), one Phil Radford (Executive Director of Greenpeace) and more than 75 inspiring youth organizers...

The sun rises in Washington

Image | April 26, 2009 at 18:00

The sun rises in Washington, DC as Greenpeace activists hang a banner with a picture of Earth and the message "Too Big to Fail" across the street from the U.S. State Department during the Major Economies Forum.

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