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Ten good things that happened

Blog by Jason Schwartz | February 25, 2014

Environmental news can be a bit of a bummer. But good stuff is happening in 2014, too. Here’s a few things to make you happy. Urban Diversity A study found that cities actually retain a lot more biodiversity than previously thought. They also...

VIDEO: Say no to dirty palm oil

Blog by Jason Schwartz | February 22, 2014

Palm oil is a staple food for millions of people worldwide, and it is an ingredient or component of 50% of packaged consumer products, from chocolate, to biodiesel, to shampoo. As a commodity, its ubiquity, high yield, and versatility of uses...

Top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean

Blog by Willie Mackenzie | February 14, 2014

It’s Valentine’s Day. To offer you a sugar-free, non-commercialised way of celebrating here are our top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean. 1. A whole lotta heart Octopuses have three hearts. That’s good news when you’re a sucker for tangling your...

Valentine VIDEO: ALEC is Duke Energy’s Corporate “Dating Service”

Blog by Connor Gibson | February 14, 2014

Over the last four years, Greenpeace has made a Valentine’s Day tradition of spoofing the influence peddling of corporate lobbyists and captured politicians. This year’s installment embodies the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC,...

The world’s largest solar plant opened today

Blog by Daniel Schreiber | February 13, 2014

In the heart of the Californian Mojave desert, the world’s largest solar plant officially opened today. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a project conceived by Google, NRG energy, and Brightsource energy. It contains hundreds of...

Seattle, Shatner & Saving the Bering Sea

Blog by Jackie Dragon | February 7, 2014

There’s a big meeting going on in Seattle right now, that can decide whether or not to protect the home of humpback whales, octopus, puffins, seals and tons of other amazing sea life in the Bering Sea. These waters are so special that even...

A Rainbow Warrior arrives in Mexico

Blog by Cassady Sharp | January 8, 2014

Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, arrived in Mexico this week to raise awareness about sustainable agriculture in the country and the Mexican government’s responsibility to protect the country to reckless corporate interests. Among the...

The 9 Biggest Moments in Fracking in 2013

Blog by Cassady Sharp | January 8, 2014

This time last year, people were buzzing about Promised Land, or “the fracking movie,” starring Matt Damon and Francis McDormand. Our take was that the movie fell short of truly exposing the dangers of fracking. Incredible milestones-and a few...

Top 13 Facebook Posts of 2013

Blog by Meena Hussain | December 23, 2013

It’s been a great year for Greenpeace USA’s facebook page! We just surpassed 200,000 page likes, with a growth rate of 42% this year. That’s huge! And it’s all thanks to our followers and your interest in fighting for a green and peaceful future,...

Greenpeace USA 2013 Photo of the Year

Blog by Robert Meyers | December 23, 2013

    As I looked over the amazing global Greenpeace photography in 2013, I come back to this image by Denis Sinyakov as the Greenpeace USA Photo of the Year for 2013.       This image captures the dramatic moment that the gloves came off in the...

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