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You say you want a [R]evolution...

Blog entry by Juliette | 7 September, 2010 3 comments

Sing along with Greenpeace! President Obama, in his speech at Carnegie Mellon University last summer, said, "The time has come once and for all for this nation to fully embrace a clean energy future...The next generation will not...

Actress Q'orianka Kilcher joins 7 day Amazon action

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 22 May, 2012 2 comments

Actress and human rights activist Q'orianka Kilcher today joined the Greenpeace occupation of the anchor chain of a cargo ship in Brazil to protest the invasion of indigenous tribal land and illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest. ...

Taking action to protect forests in Papua New Guinea

Blog entry by Sam Moko | 24 October, 2011 2 comments

A major scandal involving the destruction of forests and the abuse of human rights is rapidly unfolding in my country. Right now, I am on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, at the heart of it. This morning, activists painted "stop the...

Occupy the world

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 20 October, 2011 18 comments

At the weekend my twitter feed was alive with news of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in my adopted city of Amsterdam, taking a stand in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. It is a...

Goodbye to Dave Martin

Blog entry by Jo Dufay | 12 September, 2011 1 comment

The news has been expected for a long time, but is no less sad when it finally comes.  That clever, funny, stubborn, committed, wonderful man, Dave Martin has died. Some of you will know Dave from his role with the climate campaign...

An answer to critics of online activism

Blog entry by JulietteH | 1 October, 2010 6 comments

Greenpeace has been using online activism for quite a long time. That type of activism has come under a lot fire lately though, and while some of the criticisms are based on justified assumptions, I feel like I’ve read too much easy ...

Detox is SEO Hot Right Now!

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 20 September, 2011 21 comments

Will you help us grab a top position in Google for " Detox "? If everyone with a blog reading this would link to our Detox campaign page - using the link word Detox (just like that) - we could rise to a top spot in web search...

Now more than ever

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 21 October, 2010

Activists vindicated and court recognises right to peaceful protest

Blog entry by dwalsh | 22 August, 2011 8 comments

Good news from Denmark: The Red Carpet trial has finally ended, with a victory for freedom of expression - the Danish court clearly recognised the place that peaceful protest needs to occupy in a democracy, and the importance of...

Climate Action Needed Now More Than Ever!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 19 August, 2011 5 comments

More than a year and a half after Greenpeace activists walked up the red carpet at a state banquet where they opened a banner calling on world leaders to take urgent action to save the Copenhagen climate talks, eleven Greenpeace...

Aye, these waves!

Blog entry by LisaV | 14 August, 2010 14 comments

Victor, an activist on board the Esperanza, wrote a blog for us yesterday -- while most of us were all feeling too seasick to look at a computer screen - let alone type. We left the harbour in London on Thursday at 2:30pm local...

Activists on trial in Belgium

Blog entry by Dave Van Meel | 17 February, 2011 7 comments

On December 10, 2009, Greenpeace took its message to save the climate (summit in Copenhagen) directly to EU Heads of State who were gathering in Brussels. Activists managed, to their own surprise, to step onto the red carpet, where...

A call for activism!

Blog entry by LisaV | 18 June, 2010 8 comments

From Sabine, the Assistant Cook and one of the activists on board the Arctic Sunrise in the Med right now - for our  bluefin tuna campaign . I have been at sea for almost five weeks now. To be out on the sea puts everything into...

On activism

Blog entry by JulietteH | 1 June, 2010 2 comments

Alberta Views, a magazine from Alberta, Canada, has just published an article on activism in general, and the tar sands in particular . While we have said plenty on the tar sands themselves, it's interesting to look at their take on...

What's the impact of No Impact Man?

Blog entry by Adele | 21 July, 2009 4 comments

A new film is coming out soon called No Impact Man, featuring the well-meaning Colin Beavan attempting to live his life with as little as possible impact on the environment. But, I wonder, what impact is his film going to have? You...

Daily News: On Fears and Forests

Blog entry by Angela S | 17 March, 2011 1 comment

Top News: At the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, attention has shifted to pouring water into overheating fuel rod storage pools at the reactors 3 and 4 at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. Copyrights Greenpeace #...

Activists are not criminals

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 10 September, 2010 2 comments

Read the original post on Kumi's Huffington Post blog Junichi, Toru and Kumi after the verdict Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert / Greenpeace After more than two years of political prosecution, my colleagues Junichi Sato and Toru...

Hands Across the Sands for no more dirty, deadly fuel!

Blog entry by Brian | 28 June, 2010 3 comments

Hey, everyone who participated in the 900 " Hands Across the Sand " events around the world over the weekend, well done! You were part of  the largest-yet outpouring of grassroots activism in response to the disastrous April 20...

Naomi Klein on activism's impact on the climate negotiations

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

All week long, the Fresh Air Center has been a really valuable place for me and Jamie to come work, especially now that we're not allowed into the conference center. Run by Tcktcktck.org , the FAC is a space for NGO and independent...

Nuclear News: US nuclear workers afraid to speak out over safety issues

Blog entry by Justin | 29 January, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Forbes: NRC: Pa. nuclear plant workers fear retaliation ‘Some workers at a Pennsylvania nuclear power plant are afraid to raise safety issues because they fear retaliation, federal...

Activist faces up to 10 years in prison for peacefully challenging big oil

Blog entry by Henia Belalia, Greenpeace USA | 18 February, 2011 11 comments

( Read the original post on the Greenpeace USA site. ) This is the story of an ordinary citizen (Tim DeChristopher) taking creative peaceful direct action to disrupt, as he put it, a “fraud against the American people and a...

Greenpeace's 2009 in 35 seconds (in French)

Blog entry by eoin | 28 December, 2009 1 comment

The title says it all. Watch this great web video from Greenpeace France , and leave a comment below of your activism memories from 2009. 2009 : une année d'actions et de mobilisations door gpfrance (Music is CC...

I was there

Blog entry by Jess | 22 April, 2009 2 comments

I saw the Inspiring Action video , and I am still remembering how intense that day was in the middle of the forest destruction - see 1:22 of the video. It was a Friday 14th October, 2005, in the north of Argentina, in the morning, in...

Nuclear News: Berlin warns nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 7 October, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Berlin warns nuclear industry ’BERLIN, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The German nuclear industry is expecting a revival for their power source, but not so fast, warns the new German government.

Living for a Cause #1 - Kumi Naidoo

Video | 7 August, 2012 at 13:08

Living For A Cause is a series of web shorts presented by Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo. In episode one, Kumi reflects on his first contact with Greenpeace and the need for greater participation in activism.

Living for a Cause #3 - Civil disobedience

Video | 17 May, 2013 at 14:30

Living For A Cause is a series of web shorts presented by Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo. In episode three, Kumi reflects on civil disobedience and his experiences taking direct action.

Living for a Cause #2 - Kumi Naidoo

Video | 26 October, 2012 at 18:00

Living For A Cause is a series of web shorts presented by Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo. In episode two, Kumi reveals his first experiences after joining Greenpeace.

2,500 activists call for clean energy

Blog entry by Jess | 3 March, 2009 1 comment

An estimated 2,500 activists made their voices heard at the Capitol Climate Action, the largest act of civil disobedience about global warming in American history. James Hansen, Vandana Shiva, Wendell Berry, Robert Kennedy, Jr. were...

Nuclear News - Niger coup: Good for Tuareg rebels, bad for uranium investors

Blog entry by Justin | 24 March, 2010

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Niger coup: Good for Tuareg rebels, bad for uranium investors ‘The military junta announced it will audit all uranium exploration permits awarded before last month's coup Niger.

2010 - a year of action

Video | 31 December, 2010 at 15:44

Everything we accomplished and every action we took in 2010 was thanks to you, and millions of Greenpeace supporters like you around the world. Join us in looking back on a year of action, with 99 of the best images in less than two minutes.

Amazon forest activists protest pig iron shipment

Video | 15 May, 2012 at 13:17

Greenpeace activists just off the coast of Sao Luis, Brazil stop a ship from loading pig iron.

Mass Civil Disobedience

Blog entry by Jess | 2 March, 2009

If you are anywhere near Washington, DC today and you want to be part of the what will likely be the largest demonstration on climate change, get yourself down to the capitol to be a part of the action. Ninety organizations and...

Nuclear News: Pakistan to 'tap' on nuclear energy

Blog entry by Justin | 23 March, 2010

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Pakistan to 'tap' on nuclear energy ‘Washington may consider a civilian nuclear energy package for Pakistan at a major bilateral conference scheduled for the end of the week, U.S.

Tokyo Two verdict protests

Image gallery | 7 September, 2010

Go Beyond Oil: Gulf of Mexico

Image gallery | 22 November, 2010

In Beijing: "Time is running out"

Image | 24 March, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace projects its 'Time is running out to stop global warming' message on an ancient city gate in Beijing.

Trial against Tokyo Two starts

Video | 19 February, 2010 at 15:31

Kumi Naidoo

Image | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

Kumi Naidoo ED of Greenpeace International

Kumi Naidoo

Image | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

Kumi Naidoo

Podcast: Students studying activism with Greenpeace, Part II

Generic multimedia item | 10 July, 2005 at 3:00

Part 2 of a two-part podcast:Three student activists from the US talk about their experiences. Allison Black, Britney Dunnebacke, and Josh Keenan were selected to join the "Greenpeace Organizing Term" project, which introduces students from...

Podcast: Students studying activism with Greenpeace

Generic multimedia item | 18 July, 2005 at 20:16

Three student activists from the US talk about their experiences. Allison Black, Britney Dunnebacke, and Josh Keenan were selected to join the "Greenpeace Organizing Term" project, which introduces students from around the US to Greenpeace's...

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