Greenpeace

COP15 recognises Indigenous Peoples’ work, but won’t disarm the threat of mass extinction

At the final adoption of an agreement at COP15, Greenpeace welcomes the explicit recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, roles, territories, and knowledge as the most effective biodiversity protection that has come out of the UN biodiversity talks. An Lambrechts, head…

Cabo Pulmo, an ocean success story for people and wildlife

by Ornela Garelli Twenty five years ago, the biodiversity and beauty of Cabo Pulmo was threatened by overfishing and irresponsible tourism. Now the coral reef in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur is again home to a wide variety of life…

Greenpeace wins legal challenge

UK government admits BP drilling permit process was unlawful. Greenpeace will now apply to have BP’s permit quashed on climate grounds. The government admits that it acted unlawfully in granting BP’s permit to drill for new oil in the North…

This is ‘Crude, Divisive, Dangerous’ – Response from Extinction Rebellion to Police’s ‘Run Hide Tell’ poster

This ‘who’s who’ poster listing of groups in the UK that the police are telling people to ‘Run Hide Tell’ on is totally bonkers. Unfortunately it is not surprising. [1] See Poster here. The guidance document makes it clear that not all…

The environmental disaster that doesn’t make headlines

When we talk about environmental crises these days, we tend to emphasis global warming (aka ‘climate change’). Even if this is a vital topic, we shouldn’t lose sight on other environmental concerns — like the health of our planet’s seas.…

TTIP 2.0? New leak exposes threats of lesser-known TISA trade deal

‘The deal, a spiritual and practical sibling of the much-maligned TTIP and TPP free trade agreements, is designed to drive deregulation across the vast global services sector’ by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams Greenpeace Netherlands exposed the threats…

Sailing to the Arctic with the People Who Call It Home

Human Wrongs Watch By Farrah Khan* 18 August, 2016 (Greenpeace) – The courageous Inuit community of Clyde River is standing up to protect their Arctic home from devastating seismic blasting. The circumpolar Arctic is home to four million people representing a…

Greenpeace climbers climb one of the Kio Towers Madrid to say no to TTIP

PRESS RELEASE    ACTION! ACTION! ACTION! ACTION! Greenpeace climbers climb one of the Kio Towers Madrid to say no to TTIP • Activists are climbed one of the towers known as the ‘Gateway to Europe’ to alert the treaty that…

TTIP—American Economic Imperialism

Greenpeace has done that part of the world whose representatives are so corrupt or so stupid as to sign on to the Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic “partnerships” a great service. Greenpeace secured and leaked the secret TTIP documents that Washington and…

“Alternative Nobel Prize” Laureates demand immediate release of Greenpeace activists

Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council from more than 30 countries hail Greenpeace protests against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling as a “service to humanity” Hamburg/Stockholm – 10 November 2013: Today more than 75…