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Media Contacts

The following contacts are for press inquiries. If you are not a member of the press and you have a question about Greenpeace's work, please call 800-326-0959. For weekend and holiday media requests, please call 202-640-3471.

For media requests:

Molly Dorozenski
General inquiries & genetic engineering
New York

Travis Nichols
Oceans
Atlanta
206-802-8498

Joe Smyth
Climate & Energy
Washington, D.C.
831-566-5647

Myriam Fallon
Oceans
Washington, DC
708-546-9001

Kat Clark
Forests
San Francisco
415-529-0941

 

   

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202-319-2429

For photo requests:

202-319-2453

The latest updates

 

California Blue Whales Recover From Whaling, Study Finds

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 8, 2014

Originally posted to Huffington Post LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new analysis suggests there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago. The Los Angeles...

Climate Advocacy Heats Up on Dominion to Dump ALEC

Blog by Connor Gibson | September 5, 2014

Yesterday, about 80 clean energy advocates visited the Arlington, Virginia office of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to protest its dirtywork for polluting companies like Dominion Resources, a major utility in Virginia. Click...

5 reasons Ambre Energy should pack up and go home

Blog by Diana Best | September 4, 2014

Earlier this month, the people of Oregon celebrated a major victory. Oregon’s Department of State Lands (DSL) denied a key permit for Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific project. This project would have exported more than 8 million tons of coal...

Greenpeace sues US Forest Service, Big Thorne logging threatens wolves

Blog by Larry Edwards | September 3, 2014

Greenpeace and four allied organizations sued the US Forest Service on August 26 to stop its Big Thorne logging project. Located on Prince of Wales Island, in Alaska. This would be by far the largest sale of timber in the Tongass National Forest...

Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

Blog by Tom Dowdall | September 3, 2014

It’s predicted we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet. As the number of gadgets we own explodes, how they are made, used and disposed...

Marine Protected Areas as Part of Washington’s Global Warming Strategy

Blog by Amber Smith | September 2, 2014

In Washington State, scientists, policy wonks, journalists, conservation groups, and the seafood industry have been studying global warming’s disastrous effect on marine ecosystems and brainstorming ways that society can prevent and mitigate...

7 reasons to claim water for life, not for coal

Blog by Helena Meresman | September 2, 2014

Safe, affordable and accessible water is one of our planet’s scarcest natural resources. Many people don’t have access to fresh water for sanitation, agriculture, or even to drink. Yet, global water consumption by the power sector is growing;...

Photo of the Month – Hiatus

Blog by Robert Meyers | August 29, 2014

I haven’t done a Photo of the Month blog since April. There have been a lot of wonderful Greenpeace photos. The Arctic Sunrise sailing out of Murmansk 300 days after the ship was seized in international waters and being welcomed home to...

Earthquake, Drought and Wildfires Ravage California

Blog by Cassady Sharp | August 26, 2014

Reposted with permission from EcoWatch. Anastasia Pantsios, Eco Watch We probably can’t blame the earthquake that hit California’s Napa Valley this weekend onclimate change. But it’s one more thing that the beleaguered residents of the so-called...

The fate of thousands of whales is in the hands of Tanzania

Blog by Phil Kline | August 25, 2014

This year, at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings in Slovenia, member nations will vote for the second time on a proposal that would create a permanent whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic. In 1994, the Commission declared the...

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