International Day of Forests

Today, March 21st , is the International Day of Forests. For Greenpeace, every day is a day to celebrate forests. We campaign to protect forests because of the vast range of amazing biodiversity they support, because they capture and contain climate changing greenhouse gases, because they are home to millions of people and because without healthy thriving forests, planet Earth cannot sustain life.

Natural peatland forest in Sungai Sembilang Nature Conservation Park in South Sumatra.

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Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | July 21, 2014 at 9:11

Greenpeace India and partners BASIX and CEED launch a solar-powered micro-grid in Dharnai village, Bihar, India, that could be a game-changing model for bringing reliable energy to millions around the world. The people of Dharnai village used to...

Annie Leonard, new Executive Director of Greenpeace USA!

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:25

She's ready to build a greener, fairer world with you! Leave us a comment to welcome Annie to the Greenpeace USA team!

Protect Paradise: An Animation about Palm Oil

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:23

Palm oil is an ingredient in thousands of products we use every day. But palm oil has a dirty secret: forest destruction. Every year, thousands of hectares of Indonesian rainforest and peatlands - some of the most biodiverse regions on the planet...

The Amazon's Silent Crisis - ft. Marion Cotillard

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:20

The Amazon rainforest is under attack. Loggers are stealing the forest. They abuse the system to launder illegal timber with official papers. Much of this timber is then sold all over the world, with two thirds of all timber exported from the...

LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:17

We love LEGO. You love LEGO. Everyone loves LEGO. But when LEGO's halo effect is being used to sell propaganda to children, especially by an unethical corporation who are busy destroying the natural world our children will inherit, we have to...

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