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The Peaceful Warrior: Kumi Naidoo

Yvonna Russell | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Yvonna Russell

The Malcolm X credo, "by any means necessary" applies to Kumi's exhaustive work ethic and passion to spread the word globally through social media, conferences (World Economic Forum in Davos, United Nations Climate Conference, Rio Earth Summit) and peaceful civil disobedience.

Kate Sheppard

American Jailed In Russia For Protesting Climate Change Won't Back Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

After two months in a Russian jail, American Greenpeace activist Peter Willcox will spend Thanksgiving free on bail. But he's still not allowed to com...

Two Greenpeace Activists Granted Bail In Russia

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By Maria Tsvetkova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A Russian medic and a freelance journalist who were among 30 people arres...

Russian Prosecuters Ask To Extend Activists' Detention

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) - State prosecutors asked Russian courts on Monday to extend the detention of a group of Greenpeace activist...

Greenpeace Activists Moved To St. Petersburg

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Thirty people arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling were moved f...

Kate Sheppard

Greenpeace Reports Theft Ahead Of Protests Against 'Arctic 30' Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of demonstrations against the detention of 30 Greenpeace protesters arrested 30 days ago by Russian authorities, the activist...

Watch: Kumi Naidoo on the Urgency of Climate Action

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

On Moyers & Company, the charismatic Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo discussed the politics of global warming and the urgency of environmental activism.

Kumi Naidoo on Greenpeace Activists Detained in Russia

Bill Moyers | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

A Russian court has ordered that 10 Greenpeace activists, including an American ship captain, be held in custody for two months while the Russian authorities determine whether a protest last week at an offshore oil rig in the Arctic was an act of piracy.

Rare Chimps & Possible New Fish Species Face Bulldozers in Cameroon

Kat Clark | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Kat Clark

If you think "biodiversity hotspot" sounds like a science class or a commercial for a vacation destination, imagine this instead: The chimps living on land that Herakles Farms hopes to "develop" have as many forest friends as The Jungle Book's Mowgli.

Arctic at the Crossroads

Kelly Rigg | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

While politics between the two poles are literally polar opposites, campaigning to protect these last frontiers from unbridled exploitation have much in common. The Arctic, like the Antarctic 25 years ago, is at a crossroads.

Fish for the Future

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.25.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

I'm on a fishing boat in the Maldives, riding a rough sea and dodging tuna as these glistening, slippery rockets of muscle are hauled up and tossed onto the deck by a line of 10 or 12 frenetic fishermen.

Africa's False Dilemma

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Ecological and economic welfare are two sides of the same coin and having to choose between developing economies and societies on one hand, and protecting the environment on the other, is a false dilemma.

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.

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.

Living for a Cause

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Greenpeace has consistently campaigned through non-violent direct actions; and, at a time when civil disobedience appears to be the only way we can actually push our governments, Greenpeace's way of working offers us the most promise.

What Not to Wear!

Mattias Wallander | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

While we can make good and responsible choices as consumers, we should also be aware of what the brands we consume are up to while producing the items we buy. While recycling textiles is important, their production is also an important environmental issue.

How I Became Arctic Prisoner Number 22

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Instead of welcoming us and engaging in conversation, they chose to douse us with a freezing jet of water fired from a powerful water canon. We were then arrested once we finally made it to the top of the 30-meter ladder.

Grassroots Environmental Group Takes On a Corporate Titan (America) in Wilmington, NC

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Yuna Shin

In February, 2010, I reported on the grassroot effort to derail Titan America's plan to build the 4th largest cement plant in the nation in Castle Hay...

PHOTOS: 12 Of Greenpeace's Summer Protests From Around The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Mexico City to Malta, Berlin to Hong Kong, Greenpeace created impressive protests against environmental injustices this summer. Protesters wore h...

Tsk Tsk TATA - Rise Above SLAPP Suits

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Using legal pretexts to muzzle criticism and free speech, while ignoring the core issue, is not an action in keeping with a conglomerate that professes to be socially responsible and ethical.

Pulping the Planet: just like palm oil, paper threatens Indonesia's rainforests too

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Even though we've had huge success in turning companies like Unilever, Nestle and Kraft off palm oil produced by Sinar Mas--the notorious company link...

The Real Cost of Cape Wind

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Deily-Swearingen

I don't see how we can, in good conscience, oppose a project that could lead our country towards a greener economy and lifestyle.

Plunder Baby Plunder

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

The survival of the communities living in the Arctic Ocean region depends on steady supplies of food and sea ice, both of which are already threatened by climate change.

Does Facebook Deserve the Hell It's Getting from Greenpeace?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Social networking giant Facebook has been taking heat from enviros recently for its decision to site a massive new data center in Prineville, Ore. The issue? Coal.

NGO Leaders Challenge G-20 Summit To Expand Scope

Huffington Post Contributors | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By: Irene Khan - Secretary General, Amnesty International Dr Gerd Leipold - Executive Director, Greenpeace International Jeremy Hobbs - Executive Dir...