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Greenpeace activists block Swedish pulp mill wiping critical forests off the face of...

Press release | 16 October, 2017 at 8:35

Timrå, 16 October 2017 – Greenpeace Nordic activists have blocked the entrances to a major Swedish pulp mill that supplies Essity, the world’s second-largest tissue producer. Forty activists from seven countries placed a shipping container at the...

People all over the world ask Essity to stop wiping away the Great Northern Forest

Press release | 26 October, 2017 at 12:07

Stockholm, 26 October 2017 – Greenpeace Nordic representatives and Sámi artist, Sofia Jannok delivered the signatures of almost a quarter of a million people to Essity in Stockholm today. Signatories are asking Essity to clean up its supply chain...

The many faces defending the Great Northern Forest

Blog entry by Ethan Gilbert | 6 October, 2017 1 comment

“Hi, would you like to have your photograph taken to help protect the Great Northern Forest?” Earlier this year, we  took to the streets to ask people this very question. Our dream is that the critical forest landscapes in this...

Sun, wind and water protest nuclear power

Feature story | 14 June, 2010 at 13:59

Sweden is, by and large, seen as a pretty smart country. One of the smart things they did, 30 years ago, was vote by national referendum to ban construction of new nuclear power plants and phase out of the ones they have. Now that wisdom is...

Findus fires fishy suppliers

Feature story | 24 February, 2006 at 0:00

In a show of consumer power, Scandinavian frozen food giant Findus has agreed to stop selling illegally caught fish. The people at Findus immediately responded when their company's dealings with pirate fisheries were exposed on Swedish national TV.

Earth Summit hosts promise major push

Feature story | 25 June, 2002 at 0:00

Yesterday in Rio de Janeiro, the leaders of South Africa, Sweden and Brazil made promises at a meeting with civil society to lead the way in making the Johannesburg Earth Summit a success.

Nuclear plant protest - Sweden

Press release | 14 June, 2010 at 10:33

Sverige — More than 30 Greenpeace activists today entered Sweden’s Forsmark nuclear plant to peacefully demand Sweden's parliament vote ‘No’ on June 17 to new nuclear reactors. The historic vote may end Sweden’s current 30 year commitment to a...

Victory! Sweden (mostly) free from Baltic cod

Feature story | 7 March, 2007 at 0:00

Last year, Greenpeace activists and Ocean Defenders took to the supermarkets across Scandinavia to convince them to get out of Baltic cod, a stock that is severely overfished and at least a third of which is illegally caught. Finally the last...

Findus fires fishy suppliers

Feature story | 23 January, 2006 at 0:00

In a show of consumer power, Scandinavian frozen food giant Findus has agreed to stop selling illegally caught fish. The people at Findus immediately responded when their company's dealings with pirate fisheries were exposed on Swedish national TV.

Greenpeace activists evade security at Swedish nuclear power plants

Press release | 10 October, 2012 at 13:04

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures.

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