Tag: activism

    Climate change in the Middle East: These young activists are making a difference
    20 Dec 2021

    A Tunisian fighting plastic pollution. A young Turk, opposed to mining. And Iranians, jailed for trying to save cheetahs. The battle against the climate crisis starts here, Middle East Eye states. Greta Thunberg’s protest started small. In September 2018, hoping to push her government to take urgent action against climate change, the then-15-year-old sat outside […]

    Greenpeace: half a century on the frontline of environmental photo activism

    Fifty years ago, on 15 September 1971, a ship named the Greenpeace set out to confront and stop US nuclear weapons testing at Amchitka, one of the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska. On the organization’s 50th anniversary, the former head of photography at Greenpeace International told The Guardian about the motives behind the creation of […]

    Beyond Extinction Rebellion: the protest groups fighting on the climate frontline

    With the survival of our species at stake, meet six activist groups who refuse to go quietly. We’re thankful to The Guardian for the brilliant review. Cover photo by Oleg Andros.   Ocean Rebellion: ‘It feels like David and Goliath’ Ocean Rebellion, a group that fights to protect the high seas, emerged from the broader […]

    “From Seed to Seed” – short movies to learn how to produce vegetable seeds

    European eco-settlers released on Youtube a unique project – a series of 40 short films “From Seed to Seed.” This series allows anyone to learn how to produce vegetable seeds. It provides the basics of theory and practice, an “alphabet” of seed production, and shows all the necessary steps for producing seeds of 40 vegetable […]

    Greenpeace birthday: 50 years of activism

    Nature conservation in the world as a large-scale movement was launched after the first Earth Day, in April 1970. For the first time in history, people took to the streets to protect the environment in many US cities. In total, about 20 million people gathered. Almost all environmental NGOs in the world were founded after […]

    Robert Hunter, Greenpeace co-founder: environmentalist and “media bomb” lover

    We strongly recommend the film “How to Change the World” which is dedicated to the first public action of the movement, which will later be named Greenpeace. The movie depicts the voyage that caused the cancellation of the American nuclear test program in the Aleutian Islands and laid the foundations for a new, active and […]