Earth Day

In pictures: It's Earth Day, stand up for the planet!

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 22 April 2017 at 8:48am - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: © Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Greenpeace
A farmer in Lower Nyando - Kisumu County, EasternAfrica, applying ecological farming

It’s Earth Day today! This global, annual event has been celebrated since the 70’s and is a chance to show your appreciation for environmental protection. Whether it’s campaigning for clean air, protecting forests and oceans or fighting against climate change, the planet needs our help. These pictures illustrate biodiversity and positive solutions and actions for protecting the environment.

In pictures: The planet's future in our hands, go green on Earth Day!

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 22 April 2015 at 10:29am - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: © Markus Mauthe / Greenpeace
Flamingos at Lake Natron, Rift Valley, Tanzania, Africa.

Every year, Earth Day is celebrated all over the planet on April 22nd. To mark the occasion we would like to share some positive photos with you. Our images from around the world illustrate people's efforts to live sustainably, take part in rallies, promote renewable energy and give a glimpse of the biodiversity we need to protect.

Get your own bit of earth for Earth Day and help stop the third runway

Posted by tracy — 21 April 2010 at 12:24pm - Comments

Thursday's Earth Day and what better way to mark the occasion than by getting your own piece of  earth that will help block the third runway at Heathrow?

Last year we bought a piece of land slap bang in the middle of the proposed site for third runway at Heathrow and we'd like you to join us as a beneficial owner on the deed. We've got to close the deeds by April 30th so this is pretty much your last chance to join. The land is already shared by over 80,000 owners and we need you to help us reach 100,000 by the end of the month.

Celebrate Earth Day in Second Life

Posted by jamie — 21 April 2009 at 1:36pm - Comments

Aboard the Second Life ship, the DoveAboard the Second Life ship, the Dove If you don't have any plans this Sunday and would like to hang out with some fellow eco-minded people, come along to the Earth Week event being held on the Greenpeace ship in the virtual world of Second Life.

There's a whole week of happenings to commerorate Earth Day and the Second Life Greenpeace supporter group will be celebrating the many successes we've had over the years, which (as with our new Inspiring Action video) will be helping to recruit new climate activists.

Drop by anytime between 6 and 9pm BST on Sunday 26 April (that's 10am to 1pm Second Life time) - just click this link to be taken to the embarkation point if you already have Second Life set up. I'll be there, trying to make sure I don't look like a complete newbie so come and say hello!

Become a climate activist on Earth Day

Posted by jamie — 21 April 2009 at 12:55pm - Comments

Tomorrow is Earth Day, although over on the international dateline in the Pacific it's already Wednesday 22 April so we're launching our new video now. It's called Inspiring Action and hopefully that's just what it will do - we want to turn 3 million people into climate activists, starting with you.

Join us now, and become a climate activist.  

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