Stories & Victories

  • A Progressive City with a Trashy Problem

    December 6, 2017

    Portland, Oregon is one of the most progressive cities in the U.S., but it doesn't mean it's immune to plastic pollution and litter. One local environmentalist describes what she found on a recent garbage clean-up, and how the Greenpeace Brand Audit is helping to connect the plastic trash she saw to the corporations that produce it.

  • Puerto Rico Seeks Justice and Solidarity

    December 4, 2017

    From the moment the Arctic Sunrise crossed through El Morro, we found a united people and solidarity within each community working 24/7 to recover.

  • Micro-Plastics, Major Problem

    December 1, 2017

    ‘Microplastics’ is a category that scientists use for any plastics smaller than your thumbnail. Because of their small size, it’s almost unbelievable that such tiny plastics can cause so much damage in our vast oceans.

  • Why I Trawled for Plastic On Board the Arctic Sunrise

    November 13, 2017

    My name is Bonnie Wright, and I am very excited to be with Greenpeace on board The Arctic Sunrise. You may recognize me as Ginny Weasley from the Harry Potter films, but for the last three days, I have been a volunteer deckhand.

  • After Hurricane Irma, I Know Exactly Who to Blame

    September 19, 2017

    Experiencing Hurricane Irma has given me a more visceral reaction to the climate change impacts we are creating for our children. There is no safe place to go. The new normal is terrifying.