activism

Sainsbury’s tell us to “Taste The Difference” - now people are telling them to #StopTheIndifference

Posted by Fiona Nicholls — 15 July 2016 at 4:33pm - Comments
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If you've visited Sainsbury’s during the last week, you may have noticed something a little different in the tuna aisle…<--break-> <--break->

Arctic in London with amazing 3D projection ft. Jason Mraz and Ezra Miller

Posted by Nic S — 25 April 2013 at 5:12pm - Comments

Last Saturday, the Arctic arrived in the UK. The I ♥ Arctic global day of action saw more than 10,000 of us around the world, in more than 280 cities, come together in a declaration of love for the Arctic. The day culminated in a massive effort from amazing volunteers and donated equipment, in the production of the biggest Arctic landscape the streets of London have ever seen - testament to the collective creativity of passionate people.

Sorry, you're not allowed to read this: internet censorship threatens activism

Posted by Kumi Naidoo — 17 January 2012 at 4:37pm - Comments
VW film competition
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Under proposed US censorship laws, our websites could be shut down because we spoofed VW's logo

In the history book of bad ideas, the concept of giving corporations the right to censor the internet has to rank among the worst ever.

But that's what the impact of two bills recently introduced in the US Congress would be if they, or anything like them, were enacted into law, and it's causing a righteous ruckus among free speech activists around the world.

That was 2011: we couldn't have done it without you

Posted by jamie — 21 December 2011 at 2:55pm - Comments
The winter solstice is as good a time as any to look back over the last 11-and-a-bit months that were 2011. And what a year it's been, not just for us here in the office but for all our supporters and volunteers who've kept our campaigns going.

Stories from the Rainbow Warrior: Changing Sides

Posted by bex — 13 December 2011 at 9:54am - Comments

In the latest in our video series, "Stories from the Rainbow Warrior", Martti talks about his journey from an unhappy sailor working for an oil company to a sailor / activist on a Greenpeace ship. Want to get on board?

From Chinese Young Pioneer to Greenpeace activist: the story of Tom Wang

Posted by Tom Wang — 28 September 2011 at 10:09am - Comments
Tom Wang, Communications Director of Greenpeace East Asia
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Tom Wang, Communications Director of Greenpeace East Asia

My name is Tom Wang. Tom is my English name. I gave it to myself when I was learning English from my British teacher. She couldn't pronounce my Chinese name, Xiaojun. Xiaojun means "a soldier born at dawn".

Rainbow Warrior III afloat for final fittings

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 5 July 2011 at 10:31am - Comments
The Rainbow Warrior III is afloat in Berne, Germany and awaits her mast plus fin
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The Rainbow Warrior III is afloat in Berne, Germany and awaits her mast plus final fittings

Longtime Greenpeace crew member Rien Achtenberg blogs from a landmark event, as the world's first purpose-built environmental campaigning ship - The Rainbow Warrior III - enters water for the first time, at the Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, Germany, and gets nearer to completion.  

The Observer visits Rainbow Warrior III - in progress in Bremen

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 14 June 2011 at 3:53pm - Comments
The latest on Rainbow Warrior III
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The latest on Rainbow Warrior III

Thanks to our supporters, we've raised almost £470, 240 towards building the the Rainbow Warrior III. As it nears completion, our new ship featured in Sunday's Observer magazine at the weekend.

The latest on Rainbow Warrior III