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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
646-862-1509

Travis Nichols
Oceans
Atlanta
206-802-8498

Keiller MacDuff
Arctic
San Francisco
202-679-2236

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

David Pomerantz
Climate & Energy
San Francisco
914-584-9054

Kat Clark
Forests
San Francisco
415-529-0941

 

   

For video requests:

202-319-2429

For photo requests:

202-319-2453

The latest updates

 

With help from Shell, Gazprom could start drilling in the Arctic any day now

Blog by Nicky Davies | December 10, 2013

Any day now, with the help of Shell, a company called Gazprom will extract the first drops of oil from below the Russian Arctic. Shell is hoping to follow in the footsteps of its Russian partner by doing the same thing off the coast of Alaska...

WATCH this hilarious interruption of a press conference in Denmark

Blog by Cassady Sharp | December 9, 2013

Greenpeace took action to highlight the risks of Arctic oil drilling by Gazprom at a press conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, before the Champions League match between FC Copenhagen and Real Madrid. The Russian oil giant has recently signed a...

Top 11 stories from the Green Internet in 2013

Blog by David Pomerantz | December 6, 2013

2013 has been a whirlwind of exciting developments for the growing idea that the Internet should be powered with clean energy, and it couldn’t happen at a better time. As access spreads around the world and people watch more streaming videos and...

Palm oil giant commits to zero deforestation

Blog by Bustar Maitar | December 6, 2013

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS, HCV, or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar International – the world’s biggest palm oil company – has committed to a...

Air pollution in China reaches dangerous levels

Blog by Christine Ottery | December 6, 2013

Flights have been delayed and schoolchildren have been told to stay at home as air pollution in Shanghai has reached hazardous levels. According to monitoring from the US embassy in Shanghai, concentrations of PM2.5 (fine particulate matter – see...

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Blog by Kat Clark | December 5, 2013

Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil trader today announced a No Deforestation Policy in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a landmark win for the world’s...

7 Thanksgiving foods you wouldn’t be eating without bees

Blog by Cassady Sharp | November 25, 2013

It’s that time of year again when grocery stores run out of pumpkin pie filling and there are rumors of a turkey shortage. With Thanksgiving this week, you might be making shopping lists and counting just how many people you can fit at your table...

WATCH: Arctic 30 reacts to bail releases

Blog by Cassady Sharp | November 22, 2013

Watch this moving compilation featuring the emotional moments experienced by those members of the Arctic 30 who have this week been granted bail and released from prison in Saint Petersburg.

This is what ‘dirty’ palm oil looks like

Blog by Bustar Maitar | November 22, 2013

Bumitama Agro, a notorious palm oil supplier to Wilmar with a track record of of forest destruction, has hit headlines in Indonesia. Yesterday it denied that it has “destroyed forest or killed orang-utans”, but promised that it would halt all...

Amazon destruction increases 28% over last year

Blog by Daniela Montalto | November 15, 2013

Yesterday, the Brazilian government released annual figures for deforestation in the Amazon and the news is not good. A total of 5,843 square kilometres are estimated lost between August 2012 and July 2013, an increase in deforestation of 28...

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