Founded in 1971 Greenpeace’s goal is to ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity. Greenpeace defends the natural world and promotes peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse and championing solutions. The organisation is passionate about supporting the Earth- the only planet we have. Greenpeace focus on worldwide issues such as climate change, deforestation, overfishing and commercial whaling. Greenpeace are independent and do not accept funding from governments, corporations or political parties, instead relying on 2.9 million supporters to add their voices to the campaigns.