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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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.
It has to be stopped, because Greenland s government does not have the capacity to control the companies drilling," Mads Flarup Christensen of Greenpeace Nordic said.
In Finland, many species have become extinct and more than 700 old-growth, forest-dependent species have become endangered as a result of logging," says Mila Hulsi-Heathfield, a Finnish campaigner with Greenpeace Nordic in Stockholm.