We want to live on a healthy, peaceful planet. A planet where forests flourish, oceans are full of life and where once-threatened animals safely roam.
Where our quality of life is measured in relationships, not things. Where our food is delicious, nutritious, and grown with love. Where the air we breathe is fresh and clear. Where our energy is as clean as a mountain stream. Where everyone has the security, dignity and joy we all deserve.
It’s all possible. We can’t make it happen alone, but have no doubt: We can do it together.
Greenpeace uses non-violent creative action to pave the way towards a greener, more peaceful world, and to confront the systems that threaten our environment.
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In the next three years, we want to change the way we humans relate to nature and to each other. We’ll dismantle the broken systems and global power structures that have failed us.
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Greenpeace is a global network of independent national and regional Greenpeace organisations (NROs) and Greenpeace International as a coordinating organisation.
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Meet our Board of Directors, see how our Management Team is structured, learn about our Open Information Policy, read our financials, and learn how our campaign issues get agreed upon.
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In 1971, our founders set sail to an island in the Arctic. Their mission? To stop a nuclear bomb. It was a journey that would spark a movement and make history.
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With 27 independent national/regional organisations, we work directly with communities on the frontlines as they protect the environments they call home.
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Greenpeace International’s Legal Unit consists of a team of specialised lawyers that provide independent legal advice to the global Greenpeace network.
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Greenpeace International is proud to be part of a global network of independent Greenpeace organisations and we are happy to report back on our work.
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In 2019 we set the stage for the work we must do now.
In 2018 Greenpeace worked diligently to find ways to make rapid changes in these urgent times.
An important part of our work was coordinating the development of longer term campaign strategies and generating new ideas that will help us realise the world we want to see.
Our planet and people are more interconnected than any world-wide-web we could create. What impacts one part, affects another and environmental protection is inextricably linked with social justice.
Greenpeace is on a transformational path. Our world is changing faster than at any other time in human history.
Now well into its fifth decade of existence, Greenpeace continues to reinvent itself. Rather than bask in past glories, our organisation is undergoing a process of renewal.
Campaigning for a peaceful, just and green future is no longer the job of a specialised few, but the common struggle of all.
With the environmental crisis deepening and climate change impacts being felt across the globe, our work in 2012 proved increasingly more challenging and demanding.
2011 was the year in which Greenpeace celebrated its 40th anniversary as a campaigning organisation.
The year was marked by the devastation that the relentless and reckless pursuit of profit can cause: a human tragedy and enormous environmental, social and economic devastation.
December 2009 – the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, where the talks were meant to avert catastrophic climate change.
Throughout 2008, Greenpeace worked not only to highlight the threats of climate change, but also on showcasing the opportunities and solutions that tackling climate change can bring.
Upon winning the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Al Gore said that he could notunderstand why young people were not chaining themselves to coal-firedpower stations. They are…and so are we.
Inconvenient truths and unlikely allies combined in 2006 to make it a notable year for Greenpeace and the environment.
2005 was a milestone for the planet -the year that the Kyoto Protocol finally became law. It took a long time to get here.
Environmental crimes happen daily with no government, court, police or authority to turn to. We cannot rely on governments, alone, to act and make change.
There are huge numbers of people on every continent who are committed to the common good.
Vision, Movement, Spirit: Playing cat and mouse with whalers in the Southern Ocean, facing death threats from illegal loggers in the Amazon, crossing Greenland by dog sled.
Witnesses of environmental crimes speak out.
Special reports from the Greenpeace science and political units reflection the year’s campaign activities.
1998 was the UN’s International Year of the Oceans.
This is Greenpeace’s first year in China.
The US, Russia, France, China and the UK sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
Read about French nuclear testing and Shell’s plans to dump the Brent Spar oil platform in the North Sea.
Two major Greenpeace campaign victories.