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The best environmental movies of 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | 23 December, 2016 2 comments

A wrap up of some of the best environmental movies and documentaries in 2016. If art imitates life then surely it must mean that it’s the end of the world as we know it , and climate change is taking us all down with it.

New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Gezi park: equal rights, justice, the environment and a better future

Blog entry by Pinar Aksogan | 28 June, 2013

From Egypt to Spain, to Turkey to Brazil, people are demanding equal rights, justice, democracy and a better future. Maybe we all have different demands but we inspire the world and solidarity brings strength. Here in Istanbul, in...

Towards an environment of (gender) balance

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 12 June, 2012 1 comment

I was recently humbled to accept an invitation from UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet to join her Global Civil Society Advisory Group . In reflecting on the appointment, I’d like to call to your attention the passionate...

Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Mixed Bag

Blog entry by Pat Lerner | 3 February, 2012

With this year’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development meeting – also known as “Rio+20” – fast approaching, Greenpeace senior political advisor Pat Lerner takes an in-depth look at the UNSG’s High Level Panel report on...

Daily news: Get up Stand up for Greenpeace, 50% of Fukushima fish contaminated

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 10 August, 2011

© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert / Greenpeace Top news: Peter Tosh’s reggae celebrates Greenpeace’s 40th anniversary; bubble-wrap in the Baltic to protect whales and porpoises from noise pollution; unstoppable fire destroys Russian forests;...

Coral bleaching

Background | 22 August, 2007 at 19:52

Coral bleaching is a condition that can seriously damage and kill entire coral reefs. Corals contain microscopic algae called zooxanthellae that provide the coral with food and give them their vibrant colours. Rising ocean temperatures cause...

Daily News: Japan expected to announce state aid for TEPCO, TEPCO announces melted...

Blog entry by Alexa P | 12 May, 2011 1 comment

Top news: Japan is expected to reveal a US$62bn bailout fund for TEPCO; low water levels in Fukushima’s number 1 reactor cause fuel rods to melt; US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrives in Greenland for Arctic Council; New...

Cook Islands: 'Voices of the Pacific' Campaign

Image | 7 July, 2009 at 13:19

Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands: Greenpeace vessel the MY Esperanza arrives at the island of Aitutaki as part of its 'Voices of the Pacific' Campaign. This image shows schoolgirl Terangi Upukomana who is interested in environmental issues on her...

TODAY: Brown blames COP-Flop on China, US; Mexican cars take a dive and Climate...

Blog entry by arook | 22 December, 2009 3 comments

This the first in a trial series Unsurprisingly, the biggest story in environment and Greenpeace news this week has been the disappointing outcome of the COP15 summit as major NGOs are turning focus on Mexico in 2010. Only US media...

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