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.
The nuclear disaster at Fukushima sent an unprecedented amount of radiation into the Pacific. But, before then, atomic bomb tests and radioactive waste were contaminating the sea — the effects are still being felt today.