"Save the Whales" Greenpeace Sticker

Description
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.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sticker
date made
ca 2006
referenced
Greenpeace USA
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
white (overall color)
royal blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 5 in; 7.62 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
2010.0106.06
catalog number
2010.0106.06
accession number
2010.0106
subject
Earth Day
Whaling
Environmental Movement
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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