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.
A recent Greenpeace report has revealed that wood in the commercial supply chain can be traced back to murder in the Amazon rainforest. But would people actually buy so-called blood wood if they knew the truth about its violent origins? DW visited a hardware store in Bonn, Germany, to find out.