A widely recognized independent global organization of environmental activists. According to its mission statement, Greenpeace acts “to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.” Greenpeace forms a network of 28 national and regional offices in more than 40 countries across Europe, The Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Among the issues it campaigns for: stopping climate change, protecting oceans and forests, eliminating toxic chemicals, nuclear disarmament and encouraging sustainable trade and agriculture.