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Nature Beauty Moment – West Papua Forest

Blog by Mitchell Wenkus | March 10, 2015

Take a peak into this wonderful West Papua forest in Indonesia. It’s a great reminder of what we’re fighting for. And there is a super cute deer around 30 seconds into the video. I hope this video brings you a moment of peace. The post ...

TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Disaster: four years of an ongoing nuclear crisis

Blog by Kendra Ulrich | March 9, 2015

March 11th marks a somber anniversary for the people of Japan: four years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck, sparking a tsunami, claiming tens of thousands of lives, and beginning the worst nuclear disaster in a generation: the triple...

Posted: Good News for Forests!

Blog by Rolf Skar | March 5, 2015

Today, 3M — the company behind the iconic yellow Post-It Notes — announced a new sustainable paper buying policy. This comes after years of campaigning by our friends at ForestEthics with recent support from Greenpeace. The policy, which applies...

Did The Fracking Industry Torpedo EPA’s National Study of Fracking?

Blog by Jesse Coleman | March 4, 2015

Fracking companies had extensive influence over a critical study of the groundwater impacts from fracking, according to insider documents released by Greenpeace. In 2010, amidst growing worries about the environmental impacts from fracking,...

I climbed to the top of a wind turbine and this is what I saw.

Blog by Haley Rabic | March 4, 2015

“So who wants to climb to the top?” Instinctively my hand shot into the air and I fell in line to sign a waiver and enter the turbine. As we climbed up the turbine we could feel the sway of the machine—the air grew colder and the shaft narrowed.

Greenpeace Podcast: Apps for Activism and Factory Fishing Trawlers

Blog by Mary Ambrose | March 3, 2015

Recently I read a story that I found truly shocking. It was about the sinking of a Korean factory fishing trawler into the frigid depths of the Bering Sea off of Russia’s east coast. This particular factory fishing trawler was on Greenpeace’s...

Despite the Good, the Bad and the Unfunny, Arctic Drilling Still the #WorstJoke We Know

Blog by Cassady Sharp | March 3, 2015

We asked for them, and you delivered some really bad jokes for Greenpeace’s #WorstJoke campaign. However, not one of the worst jokes submitted matches the remarkable unfunniness of Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. And believe me, we watched them...

Nature Moment: Penguins, Dolphins, and Seals Oh My!

Blog by Mitchell Wenkus | March 3, 2015

These might be the 3 most graceful animals of the sea. Of course, that is when they are in the sea. Out of water is a different story. For now, enjoy this underwater footage of penguins, dolphins, and seals being their magnificent selves. Happy...

A Good Week for Solar

Blog by Kassie Rohrbach | March 2, 2015

We started last week with a huge win for people power when millions across the country successfully called for President’s Obama’s veto on Congress’s circus-style attempt to push forward the Keystone XL pipeline. But this wasn’t the only climate...

A chance for greater protection of the Arctic

Blog by Dr. David Santillo | March 2, 2015

Government members from all over Europe are meeting this week for the OSPAR (named after the Oslo and Paris Conventions) Convention’s Biodiversity Committee (BDC) in Cork, Ireland. They have an opportunity to move towards providing urgent...

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