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Carrying the Sun From the Seychelles to the North Pole

Renny Bijoux | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Renny Bijoux

It's not every day that someone gets an opportunity like going to the North Pole, especially from where I am from: a small island state in the Seychelles. You may ask, why is this guy even going there? The answer is simple: to protect the Earth.

WATCH: William Shatner Urges Action Against Habitat Destruction

Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

In the above ad, William Shatner brings a dose of levity to an otherwise serious subject: Grand Canyons of the Sea habitat destruction. “Lacking opp...

Greenpeace Launches Viral 'Mermaid Death Squad' Game

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

A new video game created by Greenpeace to raise awareness about unsustainable tuna fishing has created quite a splash since its launch earlier this we...

They Profit, You Pay: The Shocking Nuclear Reality

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Hundreds of thousands of victims, who fled their homes to escape the release of radiation from the crippled Fukushima plant, still live in limbo, unable to return home or rebuild their lives elsewhere.

What Is The Urgency Network?

Brandon Deroche | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

If we want to move the zeitgeist forward, we have to see "giving back" in a more exciting and meaningful light than we did previously. We're optimistic that we're not too dumb to change the world, but instead we're just slightly... dare I say it... ignorant.

America's Environmental Future Starts Now

Philip Radford | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

If you're coming to D.C. this weekend, you won't see your parents' environmental movement here on the Mall. The climate crisis has forged a new, diverse coalition of Americans who have seen the effects of our fossil fuel dependency and want no future with it.

Ending the Nuclear Weapons Age

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Aaron Gray-Block

This latest crisis has highlighted the weakness of the non-proliferation treaty and underscores the dangerous connection between nuclear research, nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

The State of the Union and Climate Change

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

While President Obama's focus on climate change is a welcome, albeit belated, shift, it remains to be seen whether he will match words with action. More and more environmental organizations and activists are prepared to keep the pressure on to ensure he does.

Former Xena Actress Lucy Lawless Talks Eco-Activism

Sierra | Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity
Sierra

When an Alaska-bound oil rig docked in the New Zealand port of Taranaki, actor Lucy Lawless and six Greenpeace activists snuck aboard, climbed its 174-foot drilling tower, unfurled bright yellow banners that said "Stop Shell" and "#SaveTheArctic" -- and wouldn't descend.

Three Years Left to Live?

Mikko Alanne | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Mikko Alanne

The main culprit in the catastrophe facing orangutans is palm oil, a widely used cheap additive found in everything from food products to biofuels. Indeed, estimates say palm oil is now in more than 50 percent of all consumer goods.

PHOTOS: Protesters Occupy Shell Station In Resort Town

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Activists with a big fake polar bear have occupied a Shell service station in the Swiss resort of Davos to protest Royal D...

Europe's 'Coal Renaissance' Masks Industry Downfall

Justin Guay | Posted 03.26.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

All told, since 2010 there has been a net closure of coal capacity in the EU of about 10GW. So what has the EU been building? Lots and lots of gas, wind and solar.

U.S. Navy Ship Stuck On Coral Reef

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A U.S. Navy minesweeper was stuck on a coral reef in the Philippines for a second day Friday, as the crew struggled to ext...

Why Greenpeace's Detox Campaign Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Culture-ist | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Culture-ist

The fast fashion movement lets us follow fads, but at what price? We all know that the quality has suffered, but producing trendy items at a breakneck speed has also caused certain companies to lose focus on ethical practices.

Hard Evidence of Sandy's Destruction

Philip Radford | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

A message written in debris from Hurricane Sandy reads "Global Warming is Here" on the beach in a devastated area of New York. Photo by Greenpeace ...

Greenpeace Report: Shocking Amount Of Toxic Chemicals Found In Our Favorite Fast Fashion Clothing

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.29.2012 | Style

The new Greenpeace study Zara doesn't want you to see.

On the Future of America's Children or Whether Obama Will Have a Different Approach This Time Around

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

President Obama has nothing to lose in his second term. Rather than put his faith in a gridlocked Congress, he should look out to the people who applauded when he spoke out about climate change.

Hurricanes Can Also Cause Chemical Disasters

Philip Radford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Philip Radford

If Hurricane Sandy had also triggered a chemical disaster it would have exponentially increased the already historic impact it has already wrought. It's time to get serious about these hazards.

Looking for Hope in the Ruins as CCAMLR Talks Fizzle

John Hocevar | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
John Hocevar

This is a bad day for all of us who love the ocean. Above all, it is a bad day for the penguins, seals, killer whales, and other species that live in Antarctic waters. The problem is bigger than Antarctica, though.

Joining the Rainbow Warrior

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

It is my first time on a ship. I really don't know what to expect. I've packed warm and cold clothes, medicines and food, sandals and sturdy sailing boots. The sea sickness pills were also high on the priority list.

Did Oil From The BP Spill Kill This Young Sperm Whale?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.25.2012 | Green

Photographs of a dead sperm whale found in the Gulf of Mexico a few weeks after the BP Deepwater disaster have reignited a debate as to the extent of ...

Why Another Prestige Is Bound to Happen Again

Mario Rodríguez | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Mario Rodríguez

Do you remember where you were 10 years ago? It feels as though no time has passed because those who handled the Prestige crisis are the same who are governing now. It seems they are handling another drifting boat.

Barry Commoner, Social Revolutionary Dressed in Environmentalist's Clothing

David Ropeik | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
David Ropeik

Commoner's passing reminds me that now I'm old, and the simplistic right and wrong/good and bad of my earlier environmentalist innocence has yielded to the crazy plaid complications of many issues.

Shell Sues Greenpeace

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC is taking Greenpeace International to court in an attempt to have the environmental organization banned from ...

Why Is Governor Cuomo Letting a Climate Science Denier Regulate Fracking?

Philip Radford | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Philip Radford

Our communities are suffering from strange, extreme weather events that are supercharged by climate change already. In this day and age, we can only judge our leaders by their courageous acts to chart a sustainable path for future generations.