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Piper: Why I’m Currently Blocking the Largest Oil Export Channel in the U.S.

Twenty-two activist climbers from Greenpeace blockaded the Fred Hartmann Bridge in Baytown, Texas Thursday morning in order to shutdown what they called “the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare” in the country. Here is a letter from one of the activists on the bridge.

September 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Subhankar Banerjee: Biological Annihilation

A Planet in Loss Mode: If you’ve been paying attention to what’s happening to the nonhuman life forms with which we share this planet, you’ve likely heard the term “the … Continue reading

December 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

Lauren Reid: Why 2017 Was the Year of Resistance

Take a look back at the battles waged, victories won, and the collective resistance that defined 2017. Perhaps no year in recent memory has been as tumultuous as 2017. The … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Nika Knight: In Call to Arms, Giant ‘Resist’ Banner Dropped Above Trump’s White House

Greenpeace activists have unfurled a 70-foot, hand-painted banner declaring “RESIST” from atop a 270-foot construction crane facing the White House, demonstrating to President Donald Trump that his anti-environment, anti-women, anti-LGBTQ, … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: The Ocean

This short animated video, commissioned by Greenpeace NL, illustrates the human impact on marine life. The animation is by Studio Smack and the voice-over is by Paul Strikwerda. .

June 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Video: Greenpeace Director Kumi Naidoo Puts his Life on the Line

Kumi Naidoo, Director of Greenpeace International, has put himself in harm’s way to fight for what he believes. “On a daily basis Greenpeace activists and other environmental and social activists … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

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