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Greenpeace Day

Join Greenpeace Day and be a part of the movement to protect our planet - together, we can make a difference for a greener, cleaner future.
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September 15
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On September 15, we celebrate Greenpeace Day – a day dedicated to promoting peace and protecting the environment. This global organization was founded in 1971 by a group of activists who wanted to bring attention to environmental issues and promote nonviolent action. Since then, Greenpeace has been at the forefront of advocating for positive change in the world through various campaigns and projects. This day is a reminder for all of us to take care of our planet and work towards a greener, more sustainable future. So let's join hands with Greenpeace and make a difference on this special day!

History of Greenpeace Day

Greenpeace Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1971</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Greenpeace Foundation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Greenpeace was founded in Vancouver, Canada by activists Irving and Dorothy Stowe, Ben Metcalfe, Marie Bohlen, Jim Bohlen, Paul Cote, and Irving Stowe.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1975</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Whale Campaign</div><div class='timeline-text'>Greenpeace’s campaign against commercial whaling begins, resulting in an eventual global ban on commercial whaling in 1986.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1985</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rainbow Warrior Bombing</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace's flagship, was sunk by French secret service agents, killing one crew member and drawing global attention to Greenpeace's mission.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1991</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Antarctic Treaty</div><div class='timeline-text'>Greenpeace’s campaigning sees success when the Antarctic Treaty prohibiting any mineral exploitation in Antarctica is signed by consultative nations.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Arctic Sanctuary Campaign</div><div class='timeline-text'>The organization launches a high-profile campaign for an Arctic Sanctuary, gathering millions of signatures globally.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2021</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Continuing Advocacy</div><div class='timeline-text'>In recent years, the organization continues to advocate on numerous issues such as climate change, deforestation, overfishing, and pollution.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Greenpeace Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Join a clean-up event</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Participate in a local beach, park, or river clean-up event organized by Greenpeace. This is a great way to make a positive impact on the environment and celebrate Greenpeace Day with others who share the same values.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an eco-friendly party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrate Greenpeace Day by hosting a party that promotes sustainability and eco-friendliness. Use compostable plates and utensils, serve organic food and drinks, and encourage your guests to bring their own reusable cups and bags.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take action online</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Use the power of social media to spread awareness about Greenpeace and its mission. Share informative posts, participate in online campaigns, and encourage your friends and followers to get involved.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a nature hike</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrate the beauty of nature and the importance of preserving it by going on a nature hike. Take in the sights and sounds of the outdoors and appreciate the work that Greenpeace does to protect our planet.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Donate to Greenpeace</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Support Greenpeace's efforts by making a donation or becoming a member. This is a great way to not only celebrate Greenpeace Day, but also make a lasting impact on the environment.</p></div></div>

Why Greenpeace Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It raises awareness for environmental issues</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Greenpeace Day is an important day to remind people of the beautiful planet we live on and the importance of taking care of it. By spreading the message, we can help educate others about environmental problems and encourage them to take action.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes activism</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Greenpeace Day serves as a call to action for individuals and communities to get involved in helping the environment. Whether it's through volunteering, participating in events, or making lifestyle changes, this day reminds us that we all have a role to play in protecting our planet.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It celebrates the achievements of Greenpeace</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Greenpeace has been at the forefront of many important environmental campaigns and has made significant progress in raising awareness and promoting change. Greenpeace Day gives recognition to their efforts and inspires us to continue supporting their cause.</p></div></div>

5 Eye-opening Facts for Greenpeace Day

Greenpeace Day FAQs

When is Greenpeace Day?

Greenpeace Day is celebrated on September 15th every year. In 2024 Greenpeace Day will occur on a Sunday.

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