Taking Action

  • My reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig

    7 April 2015

    Blog post by Zoe Buckley Lennox - On board the Esperanza - Follow @zoevirginia  Before I head off, I want to share with you my reasons for climbing up a 100-meter high oil rig, perched on the back of a cargo ship, swaying in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Just so we’re all on the same page.

  • WTF? The question you should be asking this Easter

    2 April 2015

    We’re a salty bunch here in Australia. We love being by the sea, on the sea and we love eating what’s in the sea. Over the Easter weekend alone, we’ll eat about $25 million worth of our fishy friends. With that in mind, here’s a few simple things we can do to help make sure there’s plenty of fish to eat for many more Easters to come.

  • Where did you get those green eggs and ham, Sam?

    24 February 2015

    Do you ever wonder how the chicken or egg ended up on the plate in front of you? There is certainly a long line of events that took place before you picked it up off the supermarket shelf. Here are a few reasons why we should reconsider our food consumption.

  • 7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

    16 December 2014

    Inspiring stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers, students, farmers, and 92-year old veterans – people just like you.

  • Are you on the right side of history?

    16 September 2014

    The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the large climate rally in history.

  • Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

    5 September 2014

    It's predicted we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet.

  • Kids Care: Dear Greenpeace

    31 August 2014

    Greenpeace is working towards creating a green and peaceful world for the children of today and tomorrow, so we love receiving letters from kids who are passionate about the work we do.

  • Let's stop feeling so guilty about global warming

    25 August 2014

    Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia.