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  • Great news for outdoor lovers: high performance without PFCs is possible

    29 January 2016

    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.

  • The time has come to get rid of PFCs for good

    13 January 2016

    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?

  • What happens in the Greenpeace office?

    8 December 2014

    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.

  • Inspired by History

    11 July 2014

    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.