- an organization founded in 1971 that stresses the need to maintain a balance between human progress and environmental conservation. Members take active but nonviolent measures against what are regarded as threats to environmental safety, such as the dumping of nuclear waste in the sea
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Examples from the Web for greenpeace
Video journalist Kieron Bryan was captured while filming a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic Circle.Kieron Bryan: British Journalist Held Without Trial in Russia
September 27, 2013
It took a couple of Greenpeace activists with liberal arts degrees to draw an obvious parallel.The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish
Kevin M. Bailey
August 9, 2013
This will surely come as a surprise to 501(c)(3) Greenpeace.When the Personal Becomes Political
June 12, 2013
“I think wind energy and clean energy are regional and fairly bipartisan,” says Phil Radford, executive director at Greenpeace.Is Washington Ready to Act on Climate Change?
November 9, 2012
Greenpeace dismissed the 56-page book to be signed by heads of state in Rio later this week as “pathetic.”Is the Rio+20 Environmental Summit a Failure?
June 20, 2012
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