Greenpeace : News (4)

The Arctic Sunrise has been seized. Here's why:

The message is clear: Norway, it's time to choose people over oil. 35 activists from 25 countries around the world are in the Barents Sea to demand an end to Arctic drilling. Today, activists from the Arctic Sunrise on inflatable boats and kayaks entered the exclusion zone of Statoil's Korpfjell ...

The world is on fire

A huge wildfire is raging in Greenland. 150 km from the Arctic Circle and just 50 km away from Greenland's ice sheet, large swathes of tundra have been burning for over a week.Nobody has seen anything like this in recent times.Satellite imagery of Greenland, 50 km from the ice sheet, 3rd August ...

Why are there pesticides in our eggs?

In case you missed the news this week, here's what we know so far: during the first week in August, the Dutch food safety authority announced that they discovered tens of thousands of eggs contaminated with fipronil - a toxic anti-lice pesticide, banned in food production in the EU. Dutch and ...

72 years after Hiroshima, where is Japan's commitment to end nuclear weapons?

Even with the passing of the UN's Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, Japan still remains an outlier, betraying the hopes of atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki.It started with just 12 of them. With a bold mission, this group of activists set sail to Amchitka island off Alaska to protest the ...