"Save the Whales" Greenpeace Sticker

Greenpeace is an international nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that uses direct action, lobbying, and research to combat threats to the Earth’s biodiversity and environment. Global warming, commercial whaling, and nuclear power are just a few of the issues it has focused on since its beginning in 1971.
In 1973 Greenpeace selected the whales as their first ecological campaign. In 2010 this sticker was distributed by Greenpeace during an Earth Day rally on the National Mall. More than 35 years later, Greenpeace continues its efforts “to save the whales.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 2006
Greenpeace USA
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
white (overall color)
royal blue (overall color)
overall: 3 in x 5 in; 7.62 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Government, Politics, and Reform
Earth Day
Environmental Movement
Environmental History
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.