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Take Action for Change

Hub | July 13, 2010 at 13:40

Sometimes the best way to get something done is to go out there and stand up for what you believe in, no matter what. Greenpeace remains unique and effective because of our willingness to bear witness to environmental injustices and to take...

Battle on the Bayou: The fight over fracking comes to south Louisiana

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 1, 2014

Authored by Dr. Stephanie Houston Grey, Associate Professor at Louisiana State University  To many Louisianans, St. Tammany Parish, on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain above New Orleans, is the ultimate home of the state’s Republican...

Greenpeace Holds Peaceful Protest Outside Japanese Embassy

Feature story | June 29, 2008 at 18:00

Update: The court has ruled Junichi and Toru will spend the maximum time in custody without charge permissible under Japanese law - 23 days. In a message to supporters, sent via their lawyers, Junichi and Toru welcomed the outpouring of efforts...

Whale meat blockade

Feature story | April 11, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace activists took action against commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland.

G8 on Climate Change

Feature story | June 6, 2007 at 18:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

Palm oil blockade

Feature story | November 15, 2007 at 18:00

With a banner reading "Palm Oil Kills Forests and Climate" the Rainbow Warrior has anchored next to a palm oil tanker blocking it in port. Our ship is stationed close enough to the tanker that the tug boats can't get it out of dock.

President Bush Going the Wrong Way on Global Warming

Feature story | September 26, 2007 at 18:00

Update: All the activists have been released from jail after being arrested in front of the State Department building for participating in a global warming protest.

Greenpeace Activists Sentenced for Mount Rushmore Protest

Media release | January 3, 2010 at 18:00

Today, eleven Greenpeace activists appeared in court to enter a plea and be sentenced for the protest at Mount Rushmore last July. The activists pleaded guilty to the charge of Climbing Mount Rushmore, and received a fine of $460 each. They will...

Hayden Panettiere Joins the Big Blue March for Whales

Feature story | May 27, 2007 at 18:00

People took to the streets in more than 50 locations around the world for the Big Blue March, voicing their support for the world's whales, and calling for an end to commercial whaling. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) starts in...

At Greenpeace Action Camp, a vision of the movement we want

Blog by David Pomerantz | March 27, 2013

For a long time, corporations and governments have used the tried and true tactic of divide and conquer: they’ve tried to convince us that the immigrant rights struggle is different from the worker rights struggle, which is different from the … ...

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