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.
Indonesian capital Jakarta has the worst air quality in Southeast Asia, according to a study by Greenpeace and AirVisual IQ organizations. In recent weeks, Jakarta's PM2.5 air pollution level has reached 152, which is way above the 35 benchmark considered "unhealthy" by environmentalists.
One of the most pressing issues of our time is the impact of single-use plastics on our lives. Last month, the European Parliament supported a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics - in an attempt to counter pollution from discarded items that end up in oceans and landfills. Now, environmental group Greenpeace says the world's biggest food group isn't doing enough.
Days before he took up the top job at Amnesty, Kumi Naidoo summited Mount Kilimanjaro for charity. The seasoned activist usually linked to a worthy cause is the first African to lead the human rights group in many years.