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Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | 20 December, 2016 2 comments

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

Refugees at Yonezawa Gymnasium in Japan

Image | 25 March, 2011 at 14:33

25 March 2011 - Japan. A mother holds her baby at Yonezawa gymnasium which is now providing shelter for 504 people who either lost their homes due to tsunami or live near the Fukushima nuclear power station. For those who lost their homes, or...

Greenpeace volunteers board the MV Enif at

Image | 20 June, 2000 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers board the MV Enif at the Thames Estuary, UK, to prevent the unloading of criminal imports of illegal wood.

A child plays with his kite amongst the toxic

Image | 13 October, 2008 at 2:00

A child plays with his kite amongst the toxic fumes and burning ground caused due to the underground coal fires around Bokahapadi Village, Jharia.

Greenpeace youth

Image | 25 May, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace youth, JAG's, attend the Karneval der Kulturen parade in Berlin, protesting against climate change and the destruction of the oceans.

Football Fan in Jericho

Image | 11 July, 2010 at 15:45

11 July - South Africa. A football fan blows a vuvuzela at the Jericho community center during the World Cup final match viewing. The Jericho project, a solar powered public viewing area for the World Cup, was initiated by Greenpeace Africa,...

Sea Level Rise in Bangladesh

Image | 6 March, 2010 at 15:11

06 March 2010 - Bangladesh. Villagers at Kalabogi village stand on a makeshift dike. If this dike breaks over 1000 homes will be washed away. At high tide the sea is inches away from bursting the bank. Read more

Mayan Community in Mexico

Image | 1 December, 2010 at 18:35

01 December 2010 - Mexico. The use of natural resources in the Maya community of Betania, follows a long term management forest plan. The people of the community extract trees and timber in small proportions to minimize their impact.

Jakarta Vigil Supports Japan's Victims

Image | 29 March, 2011 at 15:15

29 March 2011 - Indonesia. A Greenpeace activist holds flowers with the message "Have courage Japan" during a solidarity action for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in front of the Japanese embassy in Jakarta. The group urged...

Japan Rally in Washington

Image | 28 March, 2011 at 15:18

28 March 2011 - United States. A candlelit vigil outside the White House in support of the people of Japan suffering from the devastation of the earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Read more

Anti Nuclear Protest in Delhi

Image | 25 March, 2011 at 14:31

25 March 2011 - India. In solidarity with the Japanese people, the civil society of Delhi organized an anti-nuclear march. They demand an immediate moratorium on all new projects, and a stringent review of existing plants by independent experts.

Hong Kong Vigil Supports Japan's Victims

Image | 20 March, 2011 at 14:37

20 March 2011 - China. Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups join Greenpeace in a candlelit vigil held in Central Statue Square. The group offers condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake and nuclear disaster...

“Turn the Tide” tour of Southeast Asia

Image | 21 November, 2010 at 15:46

21 November 2010 - Philippines. Guests make their way inside the bridge of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior at Makar Wharf in General Santos Mindanao, Southern Philippines to kick off the Philippine leg of her 'Turn the Tide' tour of...

No Oil!

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 15:32

07 October 2010 - New Zealand. Oil-smeared people walk past the Beehive in central Wellington to protest Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee's reckless determination to dig and drill for more dirty fossil fuels while ignoring the impacts...

Dave a journalist and photographer on the

Image | 4 February, 2008 at 11:25

Dave a journalist and photographer on the Esperanza in the Southern Ocean, loves his canon camera and wouldn't shoot a whale with anything else!

Ben Metcalfe

Image | 30 September, 1971 at 2:00

Ben Metcalfe, Jim Bohlen and Dick Fineberg, the first voyage to Amchitka 1971

Illegal logging under way

Image | 17 October, 2006 at 3:00

Illegal logging under way. It only takes ten minutes to cut down trees like this one, which can be as old as 200 years.

On the eve of the first US presidential

Image | 29 September, 2004 at 2:00

On the eve of the first US presidential debate between George W. Bush and John Kerry, more then one hundred University of Miami students and Florida residents team up with Greenpeace to demonstrate their support for clean energy legislation.

Radiation Monitoring Team in Fukushima

Image | 27 March, 2011 at 15:25

27 March 2011 - Japan. A Greenpeace team member holds a Geiger counter displaying radiation levels of 7.66 microSievert per hour in Iitate village, 40km Northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km beyond the...

'Red Carpet 11' on Trial in Brussels

Image | 17 February, 2011 at 17:06

17 February 2011 - Belgium. A group of supporters outside the Justice Palace in Brussels show their support for the 'Red Carpet 11' who are in court for taking part in an action on December 10th, 2009. During that action a Greenpeace motorcade...

Fisherman with yellowfin tuna

Image | 22 November, 2010 at 15:42

22 November 2010 - Philippines. A fisherman carries a yellowfin tuna to be weighed and sold inside the fishport complex of General Santos in Mindanao.

Smart Power Launch in Bangkok

Image | 22 August, 2010 at 13:02

22 August - Thailand. Around a hundred Greenpeace volunteers cheer in front of MBK mall at the launch of the Greenpeace “Smart Power” project. The volunteers earlier removed their t-shirts to call on all Thai people to “unplug from a nuclear...

Thai Coal Plant Protest

Image | 24 February, 2011 at 16:08

24 February 2011 - Thailand. Children join Greenpeace and thousands of other people from Nakhon Si Thammarat to protest plans for a new coal-fired power station to be built in their province by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand...

Pollution in the Yangtze River

Image | 16 September, 2010 at 16:53

16 March 2010 - Yangtze River, China. Fifty families of fishermen live in Yanglingang village, at the border between Jiangsu province and Shanghai. They fish for their livelihood and have drunk water from the Yangtze for decades. In the last few...

Amazon: in the hands of a few

Video | 29 August, 2007 at 16:57

Farmers and politicians of the Brazilian municipality of Juína (Mato Grosso state) hinders Greenpeace activists, OPAN (Native Amazon Operation) members and European journalists visit to the Enawene Nawe Indigenous Land. Watch truculence and...

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