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Game: sail aboard a Greenpeace ship, win a trip

Feature story | August 24, 2010 at 18:57

If you've ever wanted to take the wheel of the Esperanza to thread your way through Iceberg Ally in the Arctic -- as it's doing now to highlight risks of deepwater drilling -- or sail the Rainbow Warrior into close quarters with a ship dumping...

To hell and back to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Camila Speziale | September 19, 2013

This morning at 4 a.m. I hugged my fellow climbers good luck before heading out to climb Gazprom's oil platform, the Prirazlomnaya, from the Arctic Sunrise. It was a terrifying moment for me as I jumped into the inflatable boat in...

Free the Arctic 30, and lock up fossil fuels

Blog entry by Truls Gulowsen, Head of Greenpeace Norway | September 30, 2013

On Friday, peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship  Arctic Sunrise  woke up in a freezing jail cell in Russia for trying to protect the Arctic and fight global warming. At the same time the UN panel on Climate Change  released its...

The Story of Greenpeace & the story Greenpeace tells

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | September 21, 2015

The documentary film How To Change the World has just splashed out on cinema screens in nine countries.   [Showing in New Zealand this week .]  It is by far the best telling of the origin story of Greenpeace I've ever seen, and I've...

Gazprom's security sidekicks threaten protestors with guns

Video | September 24, 2013 at 9:27

On September 18, Greenpeace activists scaled a Gazprom oil rig in the Russian Arctic. The armed response they encountered was ruthless. This is the kind of protection the Russian oil industry gets from authorities, but the real threat to the...

Open Letter to Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's President

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 28, 2014

In the lead-up to the World Cup and following a trip to Brazil in March, I wrote to President Dilma Rousseff, asking her to welcome and embrace the protests in Brazil as an opportunity to build a more just, diverse and free society. ...

Hunting for ghost nets on Sylter Aussenriff

Blog entry by Annet van Aarsen | May 30, 2016

Not a lot of people know this, but the North Sea is one of the most beautiful places in the world to make a dive. On a perfect day, the visibility is endless, the water is a beautiful blueish green and – if the tide is calculated right...

Forty-five years of people power

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | September 17, 2016

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the heart of who we are and what is needed to create the green and peaceful world we need...

From Chinese Young Pioneer to Greenpeace activist: the story of Tom Wang

Blog entry by Tom Wang | September 27, 2011

My name is Tom Wang. Tom is my English name. I gave it to myself when I was learning English from my British teacher. She couldn't pronounce my Chinese name, Xiaojun. Xiaojun means "a soldier born at dawn". Most people in China can...

2013: The Year In Photos

Blog entry by Feature Story | January 6, 2014

The year 2013 has been very eventful for Greenpeace on all points of the compass. Whether it be turning around a cargo container filled with fin whale meat in Hamburg, getting the palm oil industry to think twice about deforestation in...

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