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Past articles by Greenpeace:

In pictures: standing with the guardians of the forest

It’s the International Day of Forests today — an opportunity to shine the light on one of the world’s largest rainforests, the Amazon. Not only does the Amazon play a crucial role in regulating the… → Read More

Is Marie Kondo the answer to our environmental woes?

It’s time to stop buying things that don’t “spark joy”. → Read More

Wildfires in Russia are like a horror movie – Greenpeace –

“Being here is like being in a horror movie. I look around and wonder how could it happen? Could we have prevented it?” this is Solbon Sandgiev, a Siberian volunteer firefighter. We are surrounded by… → Read More

I made 1000 people walk out of school, all in the name of climate change

Andreas grew up in a country where oil is the biggest industry. Here’s why he wants to change that. → Read More

In pictures: Losing the lungs of our planet: dirty palm oil and Indonesian forests

A new Greenpeace investigation exposes how palm oil suppliers to the world’s biggest brands like Colgate, Mars, Mondelez and Nestlé have destroyed an area almost twice the size of Singapore. 40% of… → Read More

Wings of Paradise: Drawing attention to rainforest destruction

After ravaging the forests of Borneo and Sumatra, the palm oil industry has reached the final frontier, Papua. → Read More

What does a green and peaceful future look like? – Greenpeace –

“We cannot solve problems with the same kind of thinking that created them.” — Albert Einstein → Read More

From fires to floods, this is what extreme weather looks like

Climate change does not know any borders, continents or hemisphere. → Read More

Emma Thompson: “If we want to save orangutans from extinction we need to save their home”

The first time I saw an orangutan in real life, I nearly peed with fright. → Read More

Why I crashed an exclusive logging event on International Biodiversity Day

I’m a polite person. You know, all the basics; holding the door open for people, giving away my seat on the bus. → Read More

In pictures: how an exotic tree species is threatening the Great Northern Forest and indigenous…

On International Day of Biodiversity a new report by the Swedish Sami Association reveals how the Swedish forest industry is endangering the biodiversity of the Swedish Boreal Forest by logging and… → Read More

In pictures: Massive deforestation linked to major consumer brands

A new investigation by Greenpeace International reveals that a palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia. Satellite analysis suggests that… → Read More

In Pictures: Protecting the Antarctic Ocean – Greenpeace UK –

Our Greenpeace ship has set sail to the Antarctic Ocean to document the beauty and fragility of this special place. → Read More

10 things you’ve always wanted to ask a 16-year-old suing the government over climate change

At just 16 years old, Jamie Margolin has spent more time fighting for climate justice than most people twice her age. Whether it’s lobbying her elected officials or organising her fellow high school… → Read More

4 times ordinary people did extraordinary things for their communities and for the planet

Activism takes many forms. From kids suing the government over climate change policies to people adopting zero-waste lifestyles, there are many ways we can act to change the status quo that threatens… → Read More

In Pictures: It’s Antarctica Day today! – Greenpeace UK –

Antarctica is the only continent that is relatively untouched by human interference and one of the last pristine wildernesses left on earth. This hasn’t always been the case though. In 1959 the… → Read More

Amazon wood stained with blood – Greenpeace –

Valdelir João de Souza, who stands accused of ordering the Colniza massacre, is still at large and continues to sell wood from the Amazon On April 19, 2017, four men arrived at the rural town of… → Read More

Meet the women on the frontline of Indonesia’s forest fires

As long as Jane Yolanda can remember, there have been periods where suffocating smog has enveloped her home of Ketapang in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The haze can get so thick that visibility goes… → Read More

8 women to watch while the world talks climate – Greenpeace –

Women are on the front-lines of climate change, from rising seas to extreme weather. We’re also leading the charge at global climate talks and rallying people power to protect our planet. Some of us… → Read More

‘No future in fossil fuels’ — why we’re calling for climate action

This morning, before the sun came up, while much of Bonn was sleeping, the Pacific Island Represent team laced up our winter shoes and headed out into the dark. We had never done anything like this… → Read More