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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.

Rainbow Warrior crew take action in Taiwan to defend tuna

Feature story | January 26, 2011 at 9:38

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to investigate the...

Together, we can help save the whales

Feature story | January 12, 2011 at 10:59

UPDATE: In less than 12 hours, over 15,000 people have sent a message to President Obama, demanding him to keep his word to end commercial whaling once and for all by reforming the IWC.

Cancun agreement builds towards a global climate deal

Feature story | December 11, 2010 at 6:36

Governments in Cancun, Mexico, have chosen hope over fear and put the building blocks back in place for a global deal to combat climate change. For the first time in years, governments put aside some major differences and compromised to reach a...

Corporate stranglehold on coal regulation putting communities at risk

Feature story | November 16, 2010 at 12:54

The coal ash epidemic continues to threaten the health and welfare of people and the environment globally. It is critical that we acknowledge this danger and adequately protect ourselves from the consequences such as water and air contamination,...

Greenpeace Activists Deliver a Message in the Air— Shut Down Vermont Yankee

Feature story | November 12, 2010 at 14:00

Greenpeace flew its thermal airship with a banner reading “Shut Down Vermont Yankee” over the risky nuclear reactor in order to send a strong message to Entergy, the plant’s corporate owners.

Defending our Pacific

Feature story | November 10, 2010 at 14:36

The world’s last relatively healthy tuna fishery in the Pacific Ocean is in jeopardy of being wiped out. Now is a critical time to put in place measures to stop this happening.

Guide to greener electronics updated

Feature story | October 25, 2010 at 13:24

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Rainbow Warrior Denied Emergency Supplies, Ordered Out to International Water

Feature story | October 21, 2010 at 5:18

Jakarta– Greenpeace expressed serious concern over the Indonesian Navy's harassment of its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior (1). Yesterday, two Indonesian navy vessels ordered the environmental organization's vessel to leave Indonesian waters as she...

Protect People, Not Polluters

Feature story | September 28, 2010 at 9:24

Highlighting the need for federal standards to protect public health from hazardous coal waste, activists unfurled a banner reading EPA: PROTECT PEOPLE, NOT POLLUTERS – QUIT COAL at an EPA public hearing in Louisville, KY.

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