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Adidas Needs to Earn its Stripes

Feature story | August 23, 2011 at 11:12

It turns out that top brands aren't just releasing toxic chemicals into China's rivers, but dangerous chemicals are also being left in the clothes you buy and wear.

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 17, 2011 at 22:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020!

The True Cost of Nuclear Energy

Feature story | August 4, 2011 at 7:00

Our new report highlights once again that nuclear power is a dead-end: it would lock the country into an out-dated, expensive and deadly energy future.

Deforestation and Violence in Congo's Rainforests

Feature story | August 1, 2011 at 10:36

Rene Ngongo, Greenpeace International Senior Campaigner, speaks about his experiences of violence and intimidation in the forests of the Congo.

Responsible Fishing Practices Critical

Feature story | July 20, 2011 at 8:33

Greenpeace today re-affirmed the need for sustainable fisheries in response to certain assertions made by the European Union office in Senegal on its overfishing campaign in West Africa. Greenpeace welcomes a dialogue with the EU Senegal office...

Greenpeace Africa Calls on EU for Greater Equity

Feature story | July 13, 2011 at 12:03

Greenpeace Africa urges European Union governments to consider African fishermen’s interests in the same way as those of European fishermen -- this as the EU is on the verge of adopting new plans to save overexploited fish stocks in its waters,...

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 12:32

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

The Urgent Need for Sustainable Fisheries in Africa

Feature story | June 29, 2011 at 15:02

Today we highlighted the plunder of West Africa's once rich fishing grounds through presentations under the theme: Towards sustainable fisheries: Greenpeace and West African fishermen map out the future.

Eskom: Clean Up Your Act!

Feature story | June 27, 2011 at 5:45

Greenpeace Africa activists used three dumper trucks to unload five tonnes of coal in front of the Eskom Megawatt Park offices, effectively blocking one of the entrances to the building with the coal.

The Energy [R]evolution Gets Going!

Feature story | June 24, 2011 at 16:51

A new Greenpeace report on the state of the global power plant market shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology.

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