Greenpeace


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Greenpeace

(ˈɡriːnˌpiːs)
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(Environmental Science) 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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Noun1.Greenpeace - an international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered speciesGreenpeace - an international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered species
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