Greenpeace

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Greenpeace

(ˈɡriːnˌpiːs)
n
(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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They include Ingrid Skjoldvaer, former chairman of Nature and Youth, an organization that, along with Greenpeace Nordic, has sued the Norwegian government for allowing new oil drilling in the Arctic; George Nacewa of the Pacific Climate Warriors in Fiji; and Kelsey Juliana, one of the youth plaintiffs who filed a constitutional-climate lawsuit against the United States government.
At a press conference in Oslo today, Greenpeace Nordic and Nature & Youth announced they have filed a lawsuit against the Norwegian governments decision to hand out drilling licences covering a large area of the Barents Sea.
At Tuesday's press conference, Annika Jacobsson, program manager for Greenpeace Nordic in Sweden, reiterated that at least at first, no jobs in the region would be threatened by the purchase.