As preparations for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, gained momentum, Greenpeace seemed uncharacteristically cooperative. The environmental nongovernmental organization (NGO), famous for its dramatic protests against governments and corporations, was working with the Sydney Olympic Organizing Committee, a government agency, and its corporate sponsors to create the first Green Games. The partners met their ambitious goals one by one: transform the main Olympic site from a toxic...


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