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Extreme gardening

Blog entry by Tia | April 8, 2008

Undoing dairy (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV It was a nippy morning and, coming from Auckland I could feel the difference moving down the island, but the physical labour returning over 1000 beautiful native trees to Papatuanuku warmed our...

Greenpeace blockades Eraring Power Station in Australia

Blog entry by Nick | July 4, 2008

An activist climbs down a ladder in a stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace Our colleagues across the Tasman have just pulled off an audacious action at the Eraring Power Station. In a 5.5 hour blockade of the coal...

340 activists call for global climate bail out in Brussels

Blog entry by Nick | March 11, 2009

More than 300 activists from 20 different countries are in Brussels this morning to take action and demand a financial commitment to tackling climate change. The activists have surrounded the building in Brussels where finance...

A time comes

Blog entry by nick | June 2, 2009

Remember the six Greenpeace volunteers in the UK who made history last year when they were acquitted for defending the climate? They were accused of causing £30,000 of criminal damage to Kingsnorth coal-fired power station. Their...

For the Greater Good

Blog entry by Chris | March 26, 2010

Adrian Leason was one of the three ploughshares activists acquitted by a jury recently in the Waihopi Spy base story. Following the verdict, Leason summed up what has been a long and proud history of non-violent direct action in New...

Big trouble for bluefin tuna

Feature story | June 14, 2010 at 0:00

By now it ought to be obvious to anyone - if we want bluefin tuna tomorrow we need to stop catching them today. But despite the clear scientific evidence and predictions of the bluefin's demise - our activists faced a 2 hour confrontation at sea...

Activists occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Blog entry by nyoung | November 23, 2010

Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to...

2010 a year of action

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 10, 2011

Everything we accomplished and every action we took in 2010 was thanks to you, and millions of Greenpeace supporters like you around the world. Join us in looking back on a year of action, with 99 of the best images in less than two...

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...

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...

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