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Three Reasons To Donate To Greenpeace
- By spending money with Greenpeace Giving you will be helping to raise finance for an organisation that probably does more for the environment than any other agency out there.
- Help Greenpeace raise public awareness of environmental issues that no one else is talking about.
- Join a movement of close to 3 million people who are worried about the environment and supports Greenpeace in the important work it does protecting it.
Greenpeace says it exists because the Earth is fragile and deserves a voice. The agency is truly a transnational non-governmental organisation that is dedicated to the environment. Greenpeace has offices in over 40 countries with its international coordinating body located in Amsterdam. The organisation was founded in 1971 by a group of Canadian environmental activists. Greenpeace says its primary objective is to “ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity”. Greenpeace is arguably the most famous environmental activist in the world and it does important work driving the conversation and leading the debate about environmental issues.
Funded exclusively by individual donors
Greenpeace focuses its efforts by campaigning for global issues including climate change, to stop the proliferation of nuclear technology, genetic modification, overfishing anti-whaling and deforestation. Greenpeace uses many methods to achieve its goals ranging from research to lobbying, in some instances it takes direct action. Greenpeace is completely funded by individual donors of which there are 2.9 million. The organisation refuses to accept money from government’s corporations or political parties. Greenpeace is famous for taking direct action which has resulted it in becoming one of the most visible non-governmental organisations in the world. The organisation has successfully raised public awareness of environmental issues and has managed to have a positive impact on the formation of public policy.