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Thank you for letting me be a part of your journey

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | January 4, 2016

Dear Friends,  As I look out my window here in Amsterdam, winter is nearly here, and with it comes the retreat of another year, and the passing of what has been to make way for the spring and the new. As the days get shorter and the...

G20 Summit Seoul 2010

Publication | November 9, 2010 at 14:33

G20 leaders are meeting against the backdrop of one of the hottest years on record – a year marred by fires, floods and storms. The G20 leaders must honour promises they made a year earlier to take action on climate change, cut fossil fuel...

Green Electronics Survey #3

Publication | January 6, 2011 at 13:46

Greenpeace congratulates the electronics industry on making progress the many technical hurdles it has been facing - but we also show that the industry hasn't finished finding green solutions just yet.

Turning REDD into Green

Publication | December 13, 2010 at 15:50

Can a National REDD Plan in the Democratic Republic of Congo set a new course for the protection of forests, people and global climate?

Briefing: Greenpeace analysis of the Cairn Oil Spill Prevention and Contingency Plan

Publication | September 6, 2011 at 10:14

For the two years that Cairn has been operating in the Arctic, it has repeatedly refused to publish an oil spill response plan - the document that supposedly shows how the company would deal with a spill. Recently, after massive public and...

Review of Cairn Oil Spill Prevention and Contingency Plan (OSCP), Exploration...

Publication | September 6, 2011 at 10:19

A full review of Cairn Energy's Oil Spill Response Plan, published by the Greenland government in August 2011 by Professor Richard Steiner, University of Alaska (ret.), Oil Spill Consultant.

The Oceans Issue

Publication | September 14, 2011 at 9:50

The latest issue of our supporter newsletter, The Oceans Issue, has just been sent out to our supporters. You can download a copy below.

Pretty Green

Blog entry by Michillay Brown | September 4, 2014

My name is Michillay Brown, I am a 23 year old student living near the The Melville Koppies Nature Reserve and the Greenpeace Africa office, organizations that I am passionate and proud to be a part of. Like many other volunteers at...

Crisis for FSC in the Congo Basin?

Publication | May 27, 2011 at 11:26

Greenpeace and many other Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) members and stakeholders are seriously concerned that an increasing number of FSC certificates are being granted around the world to logging companies that do not meet the international...

An apple a day keeps the pesticides away

Blog entry by Federica Ferrario | September 12, 2014

The fields around Malles in the heart of the Venosta Valley in northern Italy are right now surrounded by thousands of yellow and red apples, ready to be harvested. These apples–the real “gold” of this area, – will soon be produced...

Raising R250 000 in Support of Solar Energy in South Africa – 100 Days to Running in...

Blog entry by David Barnard | July 29, 2014

Thursday the 24 th of July, marked the 100 days countdown to the start of the  Last Desert Race in Antarctica. It also marked the start of my fundraising campaign in support of  Greenpeace Africa linked to my participation in the...

Forty hours in jail for Mahan’s forests, its people and their rights

Blog entry by Akshay Gupta | May 15, 2014

After spending forty hours in jail and judicial custody, I came out feeling even more motivated and determined to continue this struggle to save forests. Bechanlalji is still in custody and getting him out is our first priority. We...

Defending our right to a clean and healthy environment.

Blog entry by Ricardo Rodrigues | May 5, 2014

This year marks 20 years of freedom and democracy in South Africa, and that fills me with a deep sense of pride in this country and our people, especially as a Born-Free. As activists, we understand very well that along with this...

A Leap for the South African Earth Hour Movement

Blog entry by Ricardo Rodrigues | April 10, 2014

As a collective of individuals we managed to save enough power during this year’s Earth Hour to power a city the size of Polokwane in South Africa.  This proves that the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF- http://www.earthhour.org/)...

Senegal's Catch Of A Lifetime

Image gallery | August 23, 2012

Joburg Group Newsletter August 2013

Blog entry by Rebecca Henderson | November 1, 2013

In this Edition: • World forestry day by Cindy De Lange • I <3 the arctic by Ricardo Rodrigues • Community clean up in Orange Farm by William Tchadieu • Zero plastic week by Rebecca Henderson • Global day of action against coal by...

The activism we all have in common: become an online fundraiser

Blog entry by Monica Davies | February 20, 2013

What do an accountant in London, a school teacher in Cape Town, and a bartender in Joburg have in common in the world of the web? That’s not the start of a joke, it’s an honest question. The answer is, they can all become online...

‘Climate Caravan’ lights up Cameroon with new tech + local alliances

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | May 15, 2014

It’s a question that’s plagued NGOs for decades: How do we tackle some of Africa’s biggest challenges, like energy access, water access, and proper health services? While many community projects are planned and started from outside...

Greenpeace Drums for Justice

Blog entry by Dianne Mc Alpine | November 15, 2013

The Arctic 30 have now spent almost 60 days in detention in icy Russia, for staging a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. Our colleagues and friends were arrested under charges of piracy and recently, the Russian...

The Rainbow Warrior lights up the Rainbow Nation

Blog entry by Nick Mokobane | August 16, 2012

“Nick, we need all hands on deck in 10 minutes, we are leaving Argentina and heading for South Africa!” These were the words delivered to me by fellow deckhand, Manuel, so I leapt out of my bunk, with the excitement of a 10 year old...

Let’s start talking about tuna

Blog entry by Diane Mc Alpine | July 29, 2013

Because I work for Greenpeace, my friends often ask me questions about climate change, recycling, overfishing, and the myriad other problems facing our planet. I’m always happy to answer anything I can, because I firmly believe that a...

“Walk The Talk” of investing in our youth

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | July 15, 2013

The The stats are big: South Africa has some of the best renewable energy potential in the world; 12 million South Africans do not have access to a secure supply of electricity; 3.2 million young people in our country are unemployed...

Going Gangnam, Greenpeace Style

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | December 19, 2012

As Gangnam fever has swept the globe, not even the Rainbow Warrior was able to escape the madness. So while sailing out in the Indian Ocean, working to document and expose unsustainable and illegal fishing practices, the crew decided...

2012 in Pictures

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | December 13, 2012

From solar-powered radio stations to staged nuclear spills in Cape Town , from bearing witness to deforestation in Cameroon to taking over Eskom’s management in Johannesburg and safeguarding Senegal's oceans , 2012 has been a...

Turning the tide with people power

Blog entry by Hellen Dena and Monica Davies | November 8, 2012

Many are the times that Greenpeace is seen as crazy activists chaining themselves to things, when really our main campaigns aim to change societal attitudes and behavior for the good of the environment, and society itself. And we can...

The Rainbow Warrior diet

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | October 25, 2012

"You’re going to get sea sick,“ Paul our photographer said to me when I arrived on the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in Mauritius. "I’ve been on all the Greenpeace ships and never got sea sick, but on this one, even I was out of...

Why Greenpeace Takes Direct Action

Blog entry by Melita Steele | June 26, 2011

Non-violent direct action is at the heart of what Greenpeace does in our mission to expose crimes against the world we live in, and find real solutions. Internationally, these actions are probably what Greenpeace is best known for.

Did you see it coming?

Generic multimedia item | August 24, 2010 at 12:24

Did you see it coming? was recorded for Greenpeace Africa by South African musician / producer Nathan Waywell and South African band Uju.

Humpback Whales en route to Antarctica

Image gallery | October 2, 2012

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Time to Press the Reset Button on Climate Change

Blog entry by Michael O'brien Onyeka, GPAf Executive Director | August 2, 2013

I’m sitting in my office in full winter wear – heavy jacket, gloves, the works. But suddenly it gets too warm and I have to take all of these off. It leaves me baffled, are we in winter, summer, spring or what?  In confusion and...

Taking Stock Aboard the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | August 20, 2012

Today I’m onboard the Rainbow Warrior , sailing around the coast of South Africa , and it’s given me a really great opportunity to reflect on how I got here and where it’s taking me in life.  I was born in a small town east of...

What are the Greenpeace ships doing?

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 14, 2011

The Rainbow Warrior Right now the Rainbow Warrior is on a tour to defend the Pacific Ocean. The ocean currently provides 60% of the world's tuna supplies, and supports tens of millions of people with both food and jobs. Yet despite...

Greenpeace launches a new Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Monica Davies | October 14, 2011

At a ceremony today in Berne-Motzen, Germany, Greenpeace launched the third version of its protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior. Purpose built as a campaigning vessel, the Rainbow Warrior carries state-of-the-art communications...

Esperanza In The Indian Ocean

Image gallery | April 22, 2013

Living for a cause

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 8, 2012

This November marks three years since I was appointed Executive Director of Greenpeace International. Coming to Greenpeace represented an opportunity for me to actually be part of an organisation that has taken, and continues to...

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -6

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, six hours ago.

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -12

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, twelve hours ago.

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -18

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, eighteen hours ago.

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -6

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, six hours ago.

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -12

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, twelve hours ago.

Arctic Sunrise Webcam -18

Generic multimedia item | April 26, 2010 at 11:06

The webcam from the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, eighteen hours ago.

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK

Image | November 12, 2008 at 0:00

The aim of the trip was to halt nuclear tests in Amchitka Island by sailing into the restricted area. Crew on-board the ship, are the pioneers of the green movement who formed the original group that became Greenpeace.

Woman Welcomes MV Arctic Sunrise

Image | November 22, 2008 at 11:56

A woman waves to the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise arriving in the port of Matadi. The ship is visiting the region in occasion of the launch of the Greenpeace Africa office in Kinshasa.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 11:58

Local people welcome the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise arriving in the port of Matadi. The ship is visiting the region in occasion of the launch of the Greenpeace Africa office in Kinshasa.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 12:01

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives in the DRC harbour of Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports. The arrival of the ship marks the opening of the Greenpeace office in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 12:02

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives in the DRC harbour of Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports. The arrival of the ship marks the opening of the Greenpeace office in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Greenpeace launches the Kinshasa office in

Image | November 22, 2008 at 12:03

Greenpeace board director Lalita Ramdas at the launch of the Greenpeace office in Kinshasa.

Greenpeace launches the Kinshasa office in

Image | December 3, 2008 at 12:05

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