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Greenpeace will never stop fighting for a greener, healthier world for our oceans, forests, climate, and people-no matter what forces stand in our way.

Tuvalu is one of the most climate-vulnerable nations in the world. With much of the country sitting at less than three metres in elevation, sea level rise and storm surges are not only leading to tidal inundation, food insecurity and cultural loss, but present an immediate threat to Tuvalu’s future. © Greenpeace / Bianca Vitale
Bushfire Smoke over Sydney Harbour. © Emeran Gainville / Greenpeace

No New Fossil Fuels

We are in a climate emergency. Fossil fuels like oil, coal and gas are heating up the planet, causing sea levels to rise and making bushfires, floods and cyclones more frequent and extreme. The science is clear: we must get off fossil fuels and transition to renewable energy.

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Safeguarding our Oceans

Oceans sustain life on our blue planet – but they’re under threat from climate change, industrial fishing, plastic pollution, and the looming threat of deep sea mining. Ocean protection can’t wait any longer.

Sea Lions near Hopkins Island, South Australia. © Michaela Skovranova / Greenpeace

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Plastic Crisis in Bangun Village, Indonesia. © Ecoton / Fully Handoko

Plastic Free Future

We are living in a world that is being destroyed by throwaway plastic. Plastic pollution has flooded our planet, harming people’s health, accelerating social injustice, destroying biodiversity and fuelling the climate crisis.

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Protecting our Forests

Our world is in crisis. Our forests are disappearing and natural habitats are being destroyed. Deforestation for farming and native forest logging leaves wildlife homeless, impacts ecosystems and emits carbon alongside the most polluting industries.

Forest Fires in Altamira, Pará, Amazon (2019). © Victor Moriyama / Greenpeace

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Pacific Rainbow Warrior Ship Tour, Welcome Ceremony, Tuvalu

Pacific Climate Justice

The Pacific Islands are experiencing the intensifying impacts of climate change like cyclones, hurricanes, floods, droughts, and extreme temperatures – despite contributing less than 0.03% to global emissions. This is climate injustice.