Greenpeace is an international non-governmental environmental organization which evolved from the peace movement and anti-nuclear protests in early 1970s.
Greenpeace has offices in over forty countries and a coordinating body in The Netherlands. It makes the news headlines with campaigns on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues. It does not accept funding from governments, corporations or political parties. Any recent DW content tagged "Greenpeace" will appear below on this page.
Even though radiation levels in a village near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster still exceed international guidelines, its evacuated residents are being coerced to return, according to a Greenpeace report.
The Romanian Carpathians are one of the few remaining pockets of old-growth forests in Europe. But the future of these forests is at risk due to logging and environmental degradation. Greenpeace has started documenting the forests with the hope of raising awareness before it's too late.