A year-long investigation by Greenpeace reveals how the world’s third largest paper producer APP (Asia Pulp and Paper) is involved in gross violations of Indonesian laws.
Last in the series. Rien Achterberg has seen Greenpeace ships come and go for 38 years. He was aboard the first Rainbow Warrior when she was bombed in Auckland harbour by French agents trying to foil our campaign against nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific.
The Rainbow Warrior sails into a Force 7 gale to test her sailing rig against the elements.
Episode 1 of Greenpeace’s web video series ‘Stories from the Rainbow Warrior’. You’ll see the maiden voyage through the eyes of our youngest activists, the New Hands on Deck: www.facebook.com/newhandsondeck. It’s our way of saying ‘Thank you’ and to show off what 100,000+ of you bought when you funded the ship bolt by bolt, cleat by cleat, and sail by sail.
Helene, of the New Hands on Deck, talks about the rigours of life aboard a Greenpeace ship.
See the maiden voyage of Greenpeace’s newest ship through the eyes of their newest activists, the New Hands on Deck.
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.
Pablo Bullrich lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and works as a social media expert as well as a volunteer activist trainer.
He is in Bremen, Germany to visit the Rainbow Warrior III under construction, which he’ll be joining for the launch tour. His first action was in Santa Cruz where he was one out of 40 people blocking a port receiving a huge coal shipment from China.
Nick Mokobane lives in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a Greenpeace activist. He is going onboard Greenpeace’s new purpose-built campaign ship, the Rainbow Warrior III, when she launches in October 2011. In this video he visits her in the shipyard, and talks about his hope for climate justice.
A giant version of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous sketch ‘Vitruvian Man’ depicting melting from the sea ice into the Arctic Ocean was constructed just 800 kilometres from the North Pole, as a call for urgent action on climate change. All materials were removed after construction and the copper will be reused.