It was 29 years ago today that the Rainbow Warrior came to rest at the bottom of the port of Auckland after her bombing by French secret service agents. She took Fernando with her. We will always remember both.
Krystal Li is a year 10 student from North Sydney Girls High School. She joined the Greenpeace team in the office for a week long work experience placement. What did she learn? Here’s the lowdown on what goes on in the Greenpeace office.
Blogpost - Gabriele Salari is the Communications Lead for the Detox Outdoor project at Greenpeace Italy.
Who hasn't dreamt of being in the untouched wilderness of the Himalayas, the Andes or the Altai Mountains, hiking or climbing in these incredible natural landscapes? Nowhere else on earth is the snow purer or the water cleaner than in a clear mountain lake far from civilisation. So why have we found persistent and hazardous chemicals in such places?
Blog entry by Chiara Campione - senior campaigner at Greenpeace Italy
“Going PFC-free in one of the world’s most extreme and challenging natural environments is possible. I can do it”. This was the idea David Bacci - an Italian professional climber - submitted to us when we asked the outdoor community for ideas to make the PFC threat more visible to the public and challenge the outdoor sector to eliminate hazardous chemicals from their products. We thought it was the perfect way to show the world that PFC-free alternatives do work.
Blog post by Tim Gavin - Greenpeace Volunteer
I remember the first time I heard about the pollutants involved in the manufacturing of waterproof gear. I was working in a hiking store and contemplating buying a new rain jacket when a friend told me: “You know they’re really bad for the environment, right?”