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Operation Breakthrough

Feature story | January 31, 2012 at 8:28

To mark the launch of the movie, Big Miracle starring Drew Barrymore, about the 1988 rescue of grey whales in Alaska, we're publishing this fascinating story by Campbell Plowden. Plowden, then a Greenpeace whales campaigner, describes one of the...

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 0:00

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break

Feature story | May 23, 2011 at 9:40

It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...

The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement: one year on!

Feature story | May 18, 2011 at 21:35

A year after the signing and announcement of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), there has been significant progress on implementation.

Cree Heritage Park a first step to save the Broadback Valley

Feature story | May 17, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace supports the announcement by Quebec to create the Assinica Cree Heritage Park over 3,000 square kilometers of Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation territory but points out it is only a first step in saving the Broadback Valley conservation hotspot.

Voices worldwide say no more nuclear power

Feature story | March 25, 2011 at 6:36

Reverberations from the Fukushima crisis are being felt around the world, as plans to build new nuclear power plants are being challenged. The safety of existing plants is being questioned. The cost of nuclear power is projected to rise,...

Forgetting Fukushima?

Feature story | March 24, 2011 at 12:00

Less than two weeks ago, the world's community was united in grief following the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the country's escalating nuclear crisis. But in the past seven days, a national and global tragedy...

Ten-thousand call for an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

Feature story | February 25, 2011 at 11:30

10,000 people in Thailand took to the streets near their homes to oppose dirty energy. Their goal: protect their province from coal plants slated to be built by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

PELIGRO NUCLEAR

Feature story | February 17, 2011 at 14:36

‘NUCLEAR DANGER’ is the message Greenpeace Spain took to the country’s Cofrentes nuclear energy plant on February 15, 2011 as activists scaled one of the plant’s cooling towers.

World Press Photo award for oil spill photographer

Feature story | February 14, 2011 at 11:02

On February 11, 2011, Greenpeace-commissioned photographer Lu Guang received 3rd place for "spot news stories" at the prestigious World Press Photo for his portrayal of July 2010's Dalian oil spill in northeastern China.

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