Stories & Victories

  • Powering the Resistance, One Bold Action at a Time

    January 25, 2017

    Karen Topakian is one of seven Greenpeace activists who deployed a massive banner of resistance above the White House on January 25, 2017. Read why she's taking action to stop Trump's attacks on climate progress and how you can join the movement to protect people and the planet.

  • My Time at Standing Rock

    December 16, 2016

    It was truly an honor to be able to go to Standing Rock and represent Greenpeace in a humble way. Being surrounded by fellow Indigenous water protectors was grounding and allowed for the continued healing of ancestral trauma that many of us in Indian country have to deal with on a daily basis.

  • Victory! World’s Largest Ocean Sanctuary Established Off Antarctica

    October 28, 2016

    It’s alive! Today, the largest ocean sanctuary in the world was born in the Ross Sea, off the coast of Antarctica. This is a huge victory for the whales, penguins, and toothfish that live there and for the millions of people standing up to protect our oceans.

  • ‘These Are Our Prayers in Action’ — A Look at Life in the #NoDAPL Resistance Camps

    October 10, 2016

    For months, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies have been protecting their water by resisting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry 500,000 barrels of oil a day from North Dakota to Illinois. Peter Dakota Molof spent a week supporting water protectors at resistance camps set up along Lake Oahe — this is what he saw.

  • My Arctic Home

    August 24, 2016

    Clara Natanine is a resident of Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River), where energy companies are planning to conduct seismic blasting tests to search for oil and gas in Arctic waters. This is her story.

  • Remembering Our Nuclear Weapons Legacy

    August 10, 2016

    As I stood under the blazing August sun with my arms handcuffed behind my back, my eyes began to well up. Not from the heat or the pinching pain in my wrist, but from the enormity of the problem before us: the world’s 15,000 nuclear weapons.