For 50 years Greenpeace has been winning monumental victories around the world, and standing with communities affected by environmental damage. Here are some highlights, in pictures.
When governments and companies threaten the natural world – Greenpeace supporters are there to confront them, and have been for 50 years.
For years, the giant oil companies looked unshakeable. But over 10 surprising days in May, Exxon, Chevron and Shell lost a string of major battles that could finally force them to take climate change seriously.
People power works! In a dramatic twist of events the government has announced it will intervene in the decision on a new climate-wrecking coal mine in Cumbria.
From puffins and seals to the bizarre ‘fried-egg’ nudibranch, this shallow patch of ocean is packed with amazing animals. And with new proposals to ban destructive fishing in the area, there’s new hope for the sea life of Dogger Bank.
An NGO-industry collaboration to protect the Antarctic Ocean today announces a big step forward with a year-round closure of a 4500km2 area of ocean around Hope Bay in the northern Antarctic Peninsula.
Denmark will cancel all future licensing rounds for new oil and gas in the Danish part of the North Sea and end existing production by 2050.
Through high-tech forest monitoring and persistent legal action against invasions, the Karipuna Indigenous People are beginning to win the fight against deforestation in their Amazon lands. Here’s their remarkable story.
The UK government announced it will ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 — a full decade earlier than planned. It’s a major win for the climate, and a chance to reimagine our traffic-jammed streets.
The government just announced a major push for offshore wind power, marking an important milestone in renewable energy in the UK. Now it’s time for Boris Johnson and his ministers to deliver on the promise.