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Stories from the Rainbow Warrior: Jailhouse Rockstar

Stories from the Rainbow Warrior: Jailhouse Rockstar

Paul Simonon, formerly of the Clash, joins a Greenpeace ship as a crewmember, concealing his identity and taking on the role of assistant cook. When he scaled an oil rig to join our demand to stop Arctic oil drilling, he ended up in jail for two weeks. Here he is reunited with a fellow former prisoner who didn’t know until hours before that he’d shared a cell with a rock and roll legend.

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Marine Reserves – Part 1

Marine Reserves – Part 1

A growing body of scientific evidence that demonstrates what we at Greenpeace have been saying for a long time – that the establishment of large-scale networks of marine reserves, urgently needed to protect marine species and their habitats, could be key to reversing global fisheries decline. Voiced by Mariella Frostrup.

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Sir David Attenborough at the Ashdens

Sir David Attenborough at the Ashdens

Sir David Attenborough delivered the keynote speech at this year’s Ashden Awards. A speech full of positive messages from a true earth champion.

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Al Gore in Manila

Al Gore in Manila

This video was shot by one of British Council Climate Generation champions, Baby Ruth Villarama, and shows Al Gore inviting all Filipinos to act on the ‘inconvenient truth’ about climate change.

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World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day (WED) is on 5 June. This day is targeted to be the people’s day for positive action and demonstrates how individual actions can create an exponential impact. This year’s event, hosted by Rwanda, will support the International Year of Biodiversity.

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The Last Parliament

The Last Parliament

Presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, this film looks back at some of the UK Parliament’s great achievements – from the abolition of slavery to the creation of the NHS – before exploring the historic opportunity facing the next Parliament. Will MPs elected this spring put the UK on track for a low carbon economy, before it’s too late?

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The Robin Hood Tax – A Good Idea

The Robin Hood Tax – A Good Idea

This is the launch video for The Robin Hood Tax campaign. A coalition of over 30 charities and non-profit organisations has come together to demand a very small tax on financial transactions to raise serious money for poor people at home and abroad.

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Be Plantwise

Be Plantwise

Charlie Dimmock supports the ‘Be Plantwise’ campaign by helping fellow pond owners identify some key non-native invasive aquatic plants and sharing some useful tips on how to manage them correctly.

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Charley Boorman visits a VSO Volunteer

Charley Boorman visits a VSO Volunteer

Charley Boorman visited Marcel Pool, a VSO volunteer physiotherapist working in Goroka in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea, as part of his journey from Sydney to Tokyo for the second series of By Any Means, broadcast on BBC2.

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One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

3,500 runners, 100 cities, 35 countries = ‘One Giant Leap’ The world’s largest ever international parkour jam. Raising awareness of climate change and calling for an effective new global deal.

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