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A Brief History of Environmentalism

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 5 January, 2018 4 comments

"The goal of life is living in agreement with nature." — Zeno ~ 450 BC (from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers) Homo sapiens roamed the Earth. We can only speculate about how these early humans reacted, but migrating...

Let's make it a green peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | 20 September, 2016

Today (21 September), around the globe, we mark Peace Day knowing that for many, peace is nowhere to be found. Not today. And unless things change dramatically, not any time soon. On New Years Day 2016, a Médecins Sans...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | 15 September, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

Fire Then and Now

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 July, 2016

Fire is the fundamental human technology, the foundation of everything that came after in human societies. Controlled fire transformed our diet, physiology, psychology, language, social structure, technologies, and our relationship to...

Rachel Carson - And the birth of modern environmentalism

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 27 September, 2012 2 comments

"The 'control of nature' is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology." ― Rachel Carson. Fifty years ago, on September 27, 1962, Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, a culture-crashing exposure of...

The Greenpeace Chronicles

Publication | 15 September, 2011 at 16:30

In the year marking Greenpeace's 40th anniversary, we wanted to bring you a collection of stories and a selection of images that attempt to show you more about what Greenpeace is and what Greenpeace does.

Greenpeace 40 Years

Slideshow | 14 September, 2011

Deep Green: Pillars of Greenpeace leave a legacy

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 6 August, 2010 1 comment

In July, two Greenpeace founders – Jim Bohlen, 84, and Dorothy Stowe, 89 – passed away. Both lived full lives as agents of social change, that leave us much to ponder and to emulate. Social change often ignites on the fringe, in...

May 2010 - Cars

Background | 20 May, 2010 at 14:49

The Toyota hybrid with a stuck accelerator and no brakes is a sad icon of our age. Our modern industrial society remains stuck on growth and does not know how to stop. Like the runaway Toyota, we are headed for a crash. The car, however, is...

Nuclear history repeating

Blog entry by ahristov | 29 April, 2010

Originally posted by Justin on April 16, 2010 11:05 AM A question we’re compelled to ask more often than we’d like is: Does the nuclear industry ever learn lessons? Is it doomed to repeat its mistakes forever? You see it all the...

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