When the new EU law was announced, we considered the cost of recoding our content management system and website to make cookies optional. However, their use is so deeply ingrained, and so distributed across different language and national content sites, that this would have been an extremely expensive prospect. As our website’s primary mission is to inspire, engage, and mobilize, we came to the conclusion that investing in a cookie-free, information only experience simply wouldn’t be the best use of our supporter’s money. We decided to bias toward the convenience of the our regular visitors, and makecookies mandatory for visits to the site.

We do publish information regularly via a number of social media sites listed in our Privacy & Cookies policy page, and there is a workaround for people who would like to view our news content cookie-free: that’s to subscribe to our RSS feed through your favorite feed reader. The URL is

We’re really sorry that we can’t offer a cookie-free experience on our website, and can only hope that you understand the choice we had to make.

Greenpeace uses cookies to make it easier for you to take action and make change by allowing you to stay logged in, remembering your location and language preferences, and providing you with social sharing features to easily spread the word and make change. We currently use the following social media on our site:

Greenpeace uses Google Analytics to gather visitors’ use of our website and analyze the data to help us maintain and improve the design of our website. Can you easily find what you’re looking for? Perhaps you click from one page to many others before you find the right page. Tracking these clicks gives us insight into improvements which benefit our visitors.

Cookies can be easily disabled or erased at anytime. Click your browser type below to go directly to the browser user guide to learn how to disable or erase cookies.

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