Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization that aims to protect and conserve the environment and promote peace. It was founded in 1971 in Vancouver, Canada, and has since grown to become a global organization with offices in over 55 countries. Greenpeace campaigns on a wide range of environmental issues, including climate change, deforestation, overfishing, and nuclear power. The organization is known for its direct action campaigns, which often involve non-violent civil disobedience. Greenpeace is funded by individual donations and does not accept funding from governments, corporations, or political parties.