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‘Liking, sharing Facebook posts won’t bring change’: Hong Kong Greenpeace activist urges city to wake up ... and smell the waste.

Andy Chu Kong, a campaigner for Greenpeace in Hong Kong, is encouraged by the city’s increasing environmental awareness. He says that even his mother, who did not grow up with slogans about how to live a greener lifestyle, is making efforts to recycle at home. But Chu knows there is a lot more work to be done and he ...

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Why we leaked hundreds of pages of a secret trade deal that threatens our rights and our planet.

Behind closed doors and countless documents, details of a proposed deal between two of the world's largest economies are being kept from us. Until now.Chances are that the planned trade deal between the European Union and Japan has not been on top of your mind recently. And there is a reason for this. Governments have gone ...

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Plastics beach clean on the Isle of Mull.

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose/Greenpeace Our beach clean began with a 2 hour drive up the most amazing coastline from Fionnphort to Ulva on the Isle of Mull to meet up with 3 very small local primary schools. Cath and Janey from Marine Conservation Society arrived just after us, having had the same problems finding ...

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Coca-Cola's marketing strategy = a gift for the End Ocean Plastics campaign.

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Oh the irony. As part of a millennial-focused marketing strategy to associate Coca-Cola with beach holiday fun and sunkissed selfies, Coke last month launched its summer campaign. This year's gimmick? Coke bottles labelled with exotic beach destinations and a competition to win ...

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Exxon Supports Republican Carbon Tax, Greenpeace Response.

GreenpeaceIn response to the support ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies are announcing today for a carbon tax championed by the Climate Leadership Council, Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner Naomi Ages said,   

- Common Dreams - US

Coca-Cola - Myth busting Coke's claims on ocean plastics.

All rights reserved. Credit: © David Mirzoeff / Greenpeace As thousands of Greenpeace supporters have piled the pressure on Coca-Cola, the mega brand is starting to take notice - but Coke's answers aren't yet good enough.When we launched our report showing how Coke is failing to take responsibility for the damage its ...

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Greenpeace Launches Summer of Resistance to Dial Up Peaceful Direct Action against the Trump Administration and the Right's Attacks on Justice and the Environment.

GreenpeaceToday, Greenpeace USA launched a summer-long initiative to educate thousands of people across the country in the basics of non-violent direct action. The Summer of Resistance' tour will visit more than a dozen sites across the country, with a focus on distributed organizing' meant to inspire 100 peaceful creative ...

- Common Dreams - US

What I learnt on board the Beluga.

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose/Greenpeace This week hasn't been a normal day at the office'. I've spent the last few days on board the Beluga II, the Greenpeace boat currently sailing around the Scottish coast to document and investigate the impact of ocean plastic pollution on Scotland's internationally significant ...

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When Coca-Cola washes its hands of the ocean plastic problem, this is where the problem washes up.

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose/Greenpeace Last week I was standing over a pile of plastic Coca-Cola bottles, on a remote beach in Mull on the west coast of Scotland. What awful littering, many people will say. Well, when you see this on beach after beach, as I have, you begin to wonder whether the problem isn't ...

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UK Election: Our voices are even more powerful now.

All rights reserved. Credit: wikimedia commons Greenpeace doesn't play party politics but we don't stay quiet when it comes to holding political leaders to account. Our number one priority is protecting our natural environment, the foundation of a healthy life for all. That means stopping plastic going into our oceans and ...

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6 things you can do about air pollution.

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace / Kristian Buus We've all heard the stats by now: Air pollution is terrible for our health and is linked to strokes, heart disease and diabetes in adults. Children are particularly at risk of lung diseases like asthma and more than 1,000 nurseries across the UK are close to roads with ...

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We speak for the trees

When Resolute Forest Products, Canada's largest logging company, threw two multi-million dollar lawsuits at Greenpeace and Stand.Earth for speaking out for the protection of the Canadian boreal forest, people around the world did not sit idly by.In over 25 countries around the world, people took to the forest and their most ...

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How Scotland's marine wildlife is in danger from plastic pollution

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose/Greenpeace Scotland is the envy of the world with its rich waters teeming with wildlife and spectacular coastlines and beaches. But it's increasingly at threat from the scourge of marine plastic pollution. We're halfway through our scientific voyage around the shores of Scotland to ...

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In Pictures: Connect with Nature on World Environment Day!

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose / Greenpeace Seal on the Isle of Mull, Scotland Image caption: Seal on the Isle of Mull, Scotland This year's theme for World Environment Day is Connecting People to Nature' promoting the protection of the biosphere that keeps us alive. There are numerous ways to show your appreciation ...

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Why I ran to Thai Union, why I stand for tuna and the ocean

All rights reserved. Credit: © Wason Wanichakorn / Greenpeace Greenpeace activists in tuna costumes run in Central Bangkok Image caption: Greenpeace activists in tuna costumes run in Central Bangkok It was a hot and humid morning in Bangkok but that didn't stop me from running almost 4 kms in a tuna costume with 20 fellow ...

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Wear Greenpeace. Be Greenpeace

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace New Greenpeace clothes bring people and planet to the streets Image caption: New Greenpeace clothes bring people and planet to the streets Greenpeace is only able to protect the earth's life-support systems because of the people who stand by us and support our campaigns. So we really ...

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Are basking sharks eating plastic? We went to find out.

All rights reserved. Credit: © Will Rose / Greenpeace Crew on the Beluga II search for basking sharks on the west coast of Scotland Image caption: Crew on the Beluga II search for basking sharks on the west coast of Scotland Basking sharks!' At 5am, these words shatter the silence in the sleeping quarters on the lower deck ...

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Authors around the world stand up for free speech and forests

All rights reserved. Credit: Various Authors, journalists, poets and playwrights know that every time the right words are put to paper, or typed to a screen, our planet gets a little better. Because, without the right to express ourselves freely, we cannot make that positive change. More than 100 authors have pledged to ...

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