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Greenpeace calls on governments to vigorously support the uptake of cooling technologies using natural substances by: enacting modern day standards and policies that reflect the current state of technology; providing financial incentives to encourage their further development and rapid uptake; and ...
On February 16th, 1995, the British government authorized the oil company Shell to sink the Brent oil spar off the coast of Scotland. The environmentalist association Greenpeace denounced the danger of the impact of this operation on the ecosystem, since this spar contained 5000 tons of oil. Both Shell ...

Last spring, vessels from all three companies were arrested in the West African region during a joint patrol between Greenpeace and local fisheries inspectors. [2] Evidence of various infringements including illegal nets, shark finning and fishing without licence were handed over by Greenpeace to West ...
Arundhati Roy. Women celebrate government's decision to stop Mahan coal block from mining © Greenpeace / Sudhanshu Malhotra. Women celebrate a decision by the Indian government to stop the Mahan coal block from mining. These women were instrumental in campaigning for this to not go ahead ...
Image for There was a time men thought women shouldn't go to the Antarctic Global project leader for Greenpeace Antarctic Sanctuary campaign Frida Bengtsson and scientist Susanne Lockhart onboard the Arctic Sunrise en route to the Antarctic for scientific research into the biodiversity of the Antarctic ...
Modern farming is so bad, Greenpeace says, since 1970 the world has lost half of its wildlife but tripled its livestock population, which Greenpeace says now occupies 26% of land on earth. Maybe, but no mention is made of how much of the space occupied by livestock wouldn't support any other kind of ...

Last year, Greenpeace sailed around the coast of Scotland to investigate the impact of ocean plastic pollution on iconic Scottish wildlife. Starting in Edinburgh, the MV Beluga II sailed through the Caledonian canal to the Outer Hebrides. On the way there, we encountered many marine wildlife hotspots like ...
Luke, my press contact at Greenpeace, meets me, which is just as well as I don't really speak Spanish. We get a taxi to the dock and I have my first view of the Arctic Sunrise – the Greenpeace ship last in the news when it was stormed by the Russian FSB in the Arctic. It is bustling with people fixing things, ...
Reducing meat and dairy for a healthier life and planet — the Greenpeace vision of the meat and dairy system towards 2050. The food we eat and how we produce it are key to determining what kind of future we and our children will have. In this report, we answer the question of “what to eat?” by reviewing ...
Ms Paris has been involved in a number of Greenpeace actions – from tree planting on a large-scale dairy conversion to blockading a destructive fishing trawler from leaving port. Her most recent action was in Tauranga, blocking a shipment of imported palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia which was ...
Signs are that this approach is working, as Greenpeace has seen sign-up rates double as a result. Paula Radley, the Face-to-Face Operations Manager at Greenpeace told Civil Society Media that the success is a combination of VR video, the decoration of the exhibition area and the opportunity for a ...
Police in the Groningen port of Lauwersoog have arrested three members of the environmental organisation Greenpeace for getting too close to a drilling rig off the coast of the Wadden island of Schiermonnikoog. The three were taking part in a protest against test drilling for gas but had returned to the ...
Greenpeace has been trialling the use of virtual reality to help its fundraisers engage with people at festivals, and has seen sign-up rates double as a result. Paula Radley, face-to-face operations manager at Greenpeace, told last week's Fundraising Live conference, organised by Civil Society Media, that ...
A crew of scientists on a mission for Greenpeace have surfaced with astounding first-ever photos from the depths of the Antarctic Ocean showing ... The mission, involving state-of-the-art submersibles launched from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, aims to discover new life, gather data and help develop ...
London, 8 February 2018 – 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour and 'Fantastic Beasts' star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by campaigners, scientists, over 40 international celebrities and ...
Oslo, 5 February, 2018: Today, Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth are appealing the judgement in their case against the Norwegian Government for Arctic oil drilling. In the People vs. Arctic oil climate lawsuit, the Norwegian State was sued for violating the Norwegian Constitution's environmental ...
Mr Castle spent over four decades working for Greenpeace but had not been involved with the organisation for a number of years and was living in South East Cornwall. He was involved with one of the environmental organisations most successful campaigns, Brent Spar in 1995- which saw Mr Castle, ...

Greenpeace never says no without offering an alternative. We are so committed to getting the solutions our world needs adopted fast, that we are, at times, willing to praise corporations that are still part of the problem. We'll say “well done” to Coca Cola for eliminating climate damaging refrigerants from their ...
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.
They were ice skating in Stockholm, tap dancing in London, trekking up the highest mountain in Turkey and marching on mass in central Tokyo. They were even spotted roaming the deserts of Israel and swimming in the Dead Sea. Last Saturday (which also happened to be Penguin Awareness Day) ...
Corporate bullies, helped by Donald Trump's go-to law firm, have filed two massive lawsuits against Greenpeace in the last two years. They aim to silence us, but we are not alone. Many of our allies and other individual activists are fighting meritless lawsuits of their own. These Strategic Lawsuits Against ...
This is not about Greenpeace, it is not about saving face or greenwashing. On the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the world is facing an existential crisis. Never before have we needed action on a truly global scale from all corners to reduce emissions and transition to renewable energy as fast as possible.
The five Greenpeace activists that boarded the offshore support vessel Mermaid Searcher in the Port of Taranaki, New Zealand, have been arrested. The vessel arrived to collect resupplies for the Amazon Warrior, the Schlumberger-owned seismic vessel operating in the nation's waters on behalf of ...
"A trip for life, and for peace": that's how Irving Stowe, one of the co-founders of Greenpeace, described the plan to sail a boat to the Arctic Ocean to stop the testing of a nuclear bomb. Irving didn't know it then, but the Greenpeace trip would last for decades. And it would change the world.;xNLx;This Timeline is best viewed ...
London, 30 January, 2018 – Just days after Greenpeace released rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived in a two-person submarine to visit this remote location and call for the creation of a vast Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. After a two-hour dive to the seabed, at a ...
After 25 years with Greenpeace he turned his skills to wider humanitarian causes, including rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean and sailing to the Chagos Islands in protest at the British refusal to allow people to return to their homeland following their eviction to allow the US to build a military base.
Ever since the first production car rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, our love affair with automobiles has grown and grown. In countries like the UK, France, Italy and Germany there are now around 5 vehicles for every 10 people. In the USA, Australia and New Zealand, the number is ...
If you do use the logo, please include “Trademark of Stichting Greenpeace Council” in the alt tag or visibly on the page. The trademark remains the exclusive property of Greenpeace International, and by using it you agree that you shall not, in any way whatsoever, register or attempt to register the trademark or challenge the ...
This is not about Greenpeace, it is not about saving face or greenwashing. On the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the world is facing an existential crisis. Never before have we needed action on a truly global scale from all corners to reduce emissions and transition to renewable energy as fast as possible.
Airpocalypse II, a report by Greenpeace India, sheds light on just how bad the situation is, in the country. The report states that it is “palpably clear that none of the cities/states have measurable targets aimed at reducing pollution levels.” The report has data from 2015 and 2016 for 280 towns and cities ...
If it seems like we've been talking about lawsuits a lot lately, it's because we have. Corporate bullies, helped by Donald Trump's go-to law firm, have filed two massive lawsuits against Greenpeace in the last two years. They aim to silence us, but we are not alone. Many of our allies and other individual ...
Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don't have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weather turns bad. In honour of Penguin Awareness Day happening whilst we are in the Antarctic campaigning to ...
Greenpeace has criticised Coca-Cola's new plan for failing to include a pledge to reduce the company's increasing use of single-use plastics globally, which now stands at more than 110 billion globally. Coca-Cola's pledge to boost the recycled content of its plastic bottles was welcomed by Greenpeace, ...
PARIS – Greenpeace activists who hung a banner from the Eiffel Tower in protest against far-right leader Marine Le Pen should be given 500 euro fines and suspended sentences, French prosecutors said Friday. Demonstrators from the environmental campaign group unfurled the banner which read ...
Yesterday Iceland announced plans to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own brands by 2023. In its place, they will create packaging made of paper and pulp trays and paper bags that are fully recyclable through domestic waste collection or in-store recycling facilities. They will begin by launching new ...
The Southampton Greenpeace group will be taking to the streets in a bid to get support for proposals to turn a 700,000 tract of seas around Antarctica into the world's biggest reserve. The sanctuary in the Weddell Sea would ban all fishing in an area the size of Germany in a bid to protect species including ...
To get a sense of that, just compare pollution data in the first quarter and the fourth quarter of 2017, from a report this week from environmental advocacy group Greenpeace. In the first quarter of 2017, levels of PM2.5—the smallest inhalable deadly pollutant—in 28 cities from a year earlier in the smoggy ...
BEIJING — Winters in Beijing have long been choked by thick, dusty, toxic smog. But this winter, the sky has taken on a once seemingly unthinkable hue: blue. Now, an analysis of government data by Greenpeace has confirmed what many people could see but that nonetheless seemed too good to be true.
Twelve Greenpeace members in orange suits and safety helmets were spotted climbing the wheel on Thursday early morning. A man alerted the police at 7.15am. More than 40 firefighters, including those from the high angle rescue team, paramedics and police officers were sent with an air cushion to ...
According to Greenpeace, the ship will highlight during its Manila leg the power of the people who are reclaiming their rights to safe and ecologically sourced food, rights to resilient and thriving oceans, and to witness how the people are taking their power back by telling stories of survival and hope.
"We are opposed to new oil and gas exploration, and this permit is part of that. If we are serious about climate change we need to stop exploring for new reserves urgently." Simcock said Greenpeace worked with local groups who campaigned actively on oil and gas issues. "We will be in the area in the next ...
Over four decades Captain Jon Castle navigated Greenpeace ships by the twin stars of 'right and wrong', defending the environment and promoting peace. Greenpeace chronicler, Rex Weyler, recounts a few of the stories that made up an extraordinary life. James (Jon) Castle first opened his eyes virtually ...
The penguins are part of a new Greenpeace campaign calling for the creation of the largest protected area on earth: a 1.8 million square kilometre ocean sanctuary in the Antarctic. An Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary that would form a safe haven for penguins, whales and seals. A Sanctuary that keeps away ...
Greenpeace activists project the writing "Coal destroys our future" on the cooling tower of the lignite power plant Neurath, western Germany, ...
This September I took my first trip to Russia to join the celebration of Greenpeace Russia's 25 Year Anniversary. In big cities like Moscow, oil ...
The year 2017 may become a historic milestone where the visceral effects of global heating - extreme storms and wildfires - finally reach public ...
In a survey commissioned by Greenpeace Hong Kong, the most cited reasons for throwing away unused goods from Singles' Day shopping ...
Following pressure from Greenpeace and others, Coke GB recently came out in support of DRS across the UK but they aren't actively ...
Krill is whale food. In fact, it's a commonly held misbelief that 'krill' in Norwegian literally means 'whale food'. It doesn't, but it's still true. Massive ...
The Arctic Sunrise is making a stop at Museum Park as part of the Atlantic Coast Ship Tour in which Greenpeace is raising awareness for the ...


 

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