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Greenpeace uses lightning occupation to shut down big irrigation scheme

Press release | September 7, 2017 at 6:35

Greenpeace activists and locals have taken over a dam construction site in central Canterbury this morning - defying legal threats from a big irrigation company.

The dairy farmer's daughter who locked herself inside an irrigation pipe to protest...

Blog entry by Rosemary Penwarden | August 26, 2017

I'm inside a pipe on the Canterbury Plains with Olga from Greenpeace. We each have an arm secured into a tube inside a two and a half metre irrigation pipe. We're in a ditch between the Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers. Our pipe is one of...

Greenpeace activists lock themselves inside Canterbury irrigation pipes

Press release | August 2, 2017 at 5:53

Greenpeace is bringing construction of an enormous irrigation scheme to a halt this morning.

UPDATED: Activist hospitalised after boats rammed during peaceful protest against oil...

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | November 16, 2014

Update - 18 November: The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has orderd the detention of the Arctic Sunrise . Mario Rodriguez, director of Greenpeace Spain, said in response... "It’s telling that the Spanish...

How 30 Climate Warriors took on the world’s biggest coal port

Blog entry by Rosie Dickison | October 28, 2014

It’s no secret that I am an emotional person, and that nothing inspires me more than people standing up for what they believe in. Last week, as the Pacific Climate Warriors led a flotilla in the world’s largest coal port – even the...

Cold hands, determined hearts

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 29, 2012

When I spoke to my friends and family this weekend I was unanimously scolded. After Friday’s 15-hour occupation of Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya oil platform in the Pechora Sea, they all said “you’re getting too old for this!” With blue...

What makes Greenpeace tick?

Blog entry by nick | February 20, 2012

One of our volunteers has put together this video in which Greenpeace staff talk about the values that drive our work, and why our supporters are so important to us. We thought we'd share it with you, and thank you for making our...

Live Action: Climbers in survival pod stop Arctic oil rig

Blog entry by Nick Young | May 31, 2011

In the freezing seas off Greenland, activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza are taking direct action against oil drilling in the Arctic. Luke and Sigurd are now hanging from the underside of Cairn Energy’s giant oil rig in our...

2010 Highlights Video

Video | February 16, 2011 at 13:49

Highlights from a year of action led campaigning in 2010.

Pierre Gleizes

Video | February 9, 2011 at 9:15

In 2011, Greenpeace - the world's largest environmental campaigning organisation - celebrates its 40th anniversary. French photographer Pierre Gleizes has shot some of the organisation's best known photographs over the three decades he has worked...

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