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Stopping Chevron Drilling

Feature story | September 21, 2010 at 8:27

Activists took action against a massive oil drilling ship, stopping it from leaving to drill a deep water well off the Shetland Islands. They are now occupying the ship's anchor chain.

Dow facility fails Greenpeace citizen inspections

Feature story | September 8, 2010 at 10:18

Following a citizen inspection conducted by air and land, Greenpeace issued a ‘failed inspection’ report to Dow Chemical Company for failing to fully secure its Texas Operations facility in Freeport, TX against terrorists or catastrophic...

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Feature story | September 6, 2010 at 3:54

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling program – in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence. However, despite the harsh punishment the two anti-whaling...

Taking Action to Go Beyond Oil in the Arctic

Feature story | September 2, 2010 at 8:21

After over 40 hours hanging below the Stena Don oil rig, forcing the operators Cairn Energy to halt drilling operations, harsh arctic weather conditions forced four Greenpeace climbers to end their occupation by climbing up onto the gantry of the...

Tokyo Two: Online March for Justice

Feature story | August 31, 2010 at 10:33

Greenpeace anti-whaling activists Toru Suzuki and Junichi Sato (the "Tokyo Two") have been facing trial for nearly two years in Japan and now a verdict will be announced on Monday September 6th.

Greenpeace confronts reckless oil exploration

Feature story | August 12, 2010 at 11:11

Greenpeace is sending two ships to the frontiers of the world's oil problem. The mission of the Esperanza is clear: to confront the kind of reckless oil exploration that keeps wrecking our environment. In the Gulf of Mexico the Arctic Sunrise...

Remembering the Rainbow Warrior Bombing

Feature story | August 2, 2010 at 10:50

"One of the principles of Greenpeace, one of the things that makes us so strong and special, is that we are non-violent. Fernando did not have to die; he was a threat to no one. We will never forget him. I hope the generations of activists who...

Dorothy Stowe 1920 - 2010

Feature story | July 27, 2010 at 13:06

Vancouver, Canada — Greenpeace co-founder Dorothy Stowe passed away at 03:00, July 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 89.

Senate introduces bills to protect chemical and water plants nationwide

Feature story | July 21, 2010 at 11:00

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a comprehensive legislative package that would help to prevent debilitating terrorist attacks at America’s chemical, drinking water, and wastewater facilities. This legislation requires plants to...

RW 25 Anniversary

Feature story | July 13, 2010 at 13:01

"One of the principles of Greenpeace, one of the things that makes us so strong and special, is that we are non-violent. Fernando did not have to die; he was a threat to no one. We will never forget him. I hope the generations of activists who...

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