Election has been and gone, the nation has cast its vote and we have a new
Government. But democracy doesn’t end at the ballot box – the Speak Up
Climate Lobby on the 17th of June offers you a chance to make sure your
voice is heard. And now your voice is more important than ever.
Greenpeace India staff pledge to fight a government crackdown by continuing to work without salary
Greenpeace India has been under attack for over a year but matters took a serious turn in April 2015 when the government froze our main bank accounts, forcing us to scale back campaigns and leaving us unable to pay staff salaries or meet our operational expenses.
A blue-crowned motmot (Momotus momota) seen in the Amazon rainforest
The United Nations has declared May 22nd The International Day for Biodiversity. This year's theme focuses on sustainable development goals. We all enjoy living in a colourful world where different species play their various roles in the maintenance of an ecosystem that is so vital for our existence.
Hong Kong: Greenpeace activists unfurl a stair-riser banner in front of the Standard Chartered’s headquarters
As a contracted advisor to the planned Carmichael mega-mine, UK-based international bank Standard Chartered must be feeling rather exposed at the moment following a Hong Kong protest and then questions from Greenpeace at its annual general meeting in London.
Deprived of funds, Greenpeace India may close in less than a month
than a month, Greenpeace India
is in danger of closing.
because everyone in the country can now enjoy the benefits of an unpolluted
environment. Far from it. Instead, a department of our own government – the
Ministry of Home Affairs - is attacking us.
If there was a Guiness Book of Records for the most absurd rulings ever issued, the UK advertising watchdog's decision to ban a Greenpeace anti-fracking ad would surely be given pride of place in the 2015 edition.
Next year, the International Union of Geological Sciences will report on the outcome of one of the biggest scientific debates of our time: whether the Earth has entered a new geological epoch. For the last 10,000 years – a period that has seen the birth and flourishing of human civilisation – we have been living through the Holocene epoch. But there is an emerging consensus that this epoch may now be over, superseded by a new age: the Anthropocene. The age of humans.