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MAKE SMTHNG Week sparks a sustainable maker movement

Press release | 14 December, 2017 at 8:45

Rome, 14 Dec, 2017 - To fight overconsumption and wasteful shopping during the holiday season, thousands of makers around the world have joined Greenpeace and its partners Fashion Revolution and Shareable for the MAKE SMTHNG week of action.

Cancún’s mangroves destroyed, but hope grows again

Blog entry by Miguel Rivas | 5 February, 2016 6 comments

Just a month ago, if you passed by Tajamar in Cancún, Mexico you would have seen 57 hectares of thriving mangrove forest lining the coast. Today, only stumps remain. Image courtesy of Salvemos Manglar Tajamar. For years,...

Forest communities

Background | 10 February, 2011 at 9:00

Greenpeace works with indigenous communities at the frontline of forest destruction, in Indonesia, the Amazon and the Congo basin.

One year later and no justice: Communities affected by dam disaster speak out

Blog entry by Fabiana Alves | 8 November, 2016 1 comment

This past Saturday – 5 November, 2016 – hundreds of people gathered at the ruins of the Bento Rodrigues school in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil. They were there out of remembrance, and to call for justice. Exactly one year...

Solar Power to the People! #occupyrooftops on Community Solar Day

Blog entry by Anna K | 7 November, 2011 4 comments

While protesters occupy spaces from Wall Street to Rome, a group of clean energy enthusiasts are encouraging people to 'occupy rooftops' across the world 20th of November, in the name of the solar energy revolution. You can join them...

GE-Free Future Tour - Morning wake up call in Luxembourg

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 31 March, 2010

25 March: First morning in Luxembourg Maurice proved to be really precise and phoned us not to oversleep. That was smart of him. I do not remember the breakfast very well, maybe because it was the usual intercontinental one You can...

The nuclear waste buried in democracy’s dust

Blog entry by Aslihan | 26 October, 2009

If you’re fortunate to have a government that records its proceedings online, you can gain access to all kinds of fascinating information. It might sound a little dull but trust us, there’s diamonds to be found amongst the dusty...

Community power against coal

Blog entry by Mareike | 10 July, 2008 1 comment

I cannot describe my feeling other than I am absolutely overwhelmed. The Rainbow Warrior sailed to the province of Prachuab Kiri Khan (PKK), home to one of the strongest community oppositions against coal in Thailand. A fleet of over...

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