2017 Press Releases

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Greenpeace activists call out Samsung’s sponsorship of Winter Olympics as hypocrisy

Press release | 30 January, 2018 at 6:46

Berlin, 30 January 2018 - Greenpeace activists in Berlin and Taipei called out Samsung for sponsoring this year’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, which are touted to be powered by 100% renewable energy. Renewables account for only 1% of...

No Country for Cold Men: Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem visits Antarctic seafloor...

Press release | 30 January, 2018 at 0:48

London, 30 January, 2018 - Just days after Greenpeace released rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived in a two-person submarine to visit this remote location and call for the creation of a vast...

Civil society unites to deliver a bold message to leaders at the World Economic Forum

Press release | 25 January, 2018 at 22:51

Davos, Switzerland, 25 January 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists today projected messages from Amnesty International, European Trade Union Confederation, Fight Inequality Alliance, Greenpeace, International Trade Union Confederation, Public...

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

Press release | 24 January, 2018 at 7:33

London, 24 January 2018 - Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited by humans. The footage shows a seafloor ‘carpeted with life’ as well as ‘clear indications of a...

'Impossible to estimate magnitude' of Sanchi oil spill - Greenpeace

Press release | 24 January, 2018 at 5:10

Hong Kong, 24 January 2017 - The Chinese State Oceanic Administration announced that oil from the sunken tanker Sanchi may now cover an area of 332km2, much larger than previously reported.

'Stranger Things' star to 'dance with penguins' after latest Twitter challenge goes...

Press release | 23 January, 2018 at 10:46

London, 23 January 2018 - 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour is set to 'dance with penguins' in the Antarctic after the actor's latest Twitter challenge went viral yesterday.

WEF 2018: Greenpeace brings Justice to Davos

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 11:21

Davos, 18 January, 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists have unveiled a 6-metre statue of Justice on the outskirts of Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum.[1] The action comes as Greenpeace International sets out the ten fundamental...

Penguins pop up across the globe in march for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary, as...

Press release | 15 January, 2018 at 8:00

London, 15 January, 2018 – As a groundbreaking expedition begins in the Antarctic, pop-up penguins have been spotted from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Sydney, and New Delhi to Washington DC, marching for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.[1]

Decision made in case against Arctic Oil in Norway: Right to a healthy environment...

Press release | 4 January, 2018 at 17:38

Oslo, Norway, January 4, 2018 – In the case brought against the Norwegian Government by Greenpeace Norway, Nature and Youth and the Grandparents Climate Campaign for granting new oil licenses to drill in the Arctic, the Oslo District Court has...

MAKE SMTHNG Week sparks a sustainable maker movement

Press release | 14 December, 2017 at 8:45

Rome, 14 Dec, 2017 - To fight overconsumption and wasteful shopping during the holiday season, thousands of makers around the world have joined Greenpeace and its partners Fashion Revolution and Shareable for the MAKE SMTHNG week of action.

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