Greenpeace Logo – Greenpeace is an NGO environmentalist . Founded in the year 1971 in Vancouver , Canada by Dorothy and Irving Stowe, Paul Watson (expelled from Greenpeace and founder of Sea Shepherd ), Marie and Jim Bohlen, Ben and Dorothy Metcalfe and Bob Hunter in protest against U.S. nuclear practice the islands of Amchitka ( Alaska ). Greenpeace takes nonviolent direct actions and research to achieve its objectives.
Is set to almost everyone, with national and regional offices in over 40 countries. The global organization receives its income through the individual contributions of its partners, and has 4 million members worldwide (according to figures from Greenpeace 2 of year 2005 ). The aim of the NGOecologist is to protect and defend the environment , intervening at different points on the planet when they commit offenses against Nature .Greenpeace has been campaigning to stop climate change , protect biodiversity , to use non- transgenic , reduce pollution , stop the use of nuclear energy and the weapons .