- an organization founded in 1971 that stresses the need to maintain a balance between human progress and environmental conservation. Members take active but nonviolent measures against what are regarded as threats to environmental safety, such as the dumping of nuclear waste in the sea
An organization devoted to environmental activism, founded in the United States andin 1971. Greenpeace has employed in opposition to commercial whaling, the dumping of into the sea, and . It is an example of an .