In pictures: Every Day Is World Environment Day

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 5 June 2016 at 9:10am - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: © Markus Mauthe / Greenpeace

Every year on the 5th of June, World Environment Day is celebrated throughout the world, raising awareness and urging people to take positive environmental action to protect nature.

<--break->This collection of our archive images gives you just a glimpse of the beauty and wonders of the world around us, and shows us just how important it is to make every day a World Environment Day. They also document some of the environmental problems around the world.

Liz Truss to be Secretary of State at DEFRA

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Greenpeace response

15 July, 2014

Tuesday 15th July, 2014. London - In response to the appointment of Liz Truss MP as Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, a Greenpeace spokesperson said :


"Liz Truss has written extensively on the importance of science to education and the economy. If she can bring that respect for evidence and rigour into her new role, then we should  see a more coherent approach to the environment than the embarrassing shambles of the last few years. Common sense and the laws of probability dictate that Liz Truss will be better than Owen Paterson. She starts with a clean slate and we wish her well."



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Russian Roulette - Investor Briefing

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Publication date: 
5 November, 2012

On 22nd October BP plc announced it had agreed heads of terms to sell its 50% stake in TNK-BP - their partner in Russia for much the last troubled 15 years - to Rosneft, a company owned largely by the Russian State. BP's official announcement of the proposed deal focusses on the benefits of Rosneft's 2011 oil reserve additions and their sizeable dividend of 25%.

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Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai dies at 71

Posted by petespeller — 26 September 2011 at 3:59pm - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: Christian Åslund / Greenpeace

Greenpeace is deeply saddened by news of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai's passing away. It is a sadness we are sharing with people right across the African continent, and the world.

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There is more than one way to save the planet

Posted by Esther Freeman — 29 March 2011 at 5:47pm - Comments
Model on the catwalk
by-nc-sa. Credit: Ammar Abd Rabbo

In response to Rachel's recent blog about taking in part in direct actions in such a male-orientated world as Greenpeace, Esther explains that you don't necessarily have to climb tall buildings to have an impact.

Some women have a touch of the Lara Croft about them, but others - no matter how hard we try - would always prefer a nice bit of cake and a day out shopping to climbing up chimneys. Not that there is anything wrong with this – after all, there is more than one way to save the planet.

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