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"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature story | June 9, 2008 at 23:00

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

Bush's lame duck climate 'plan'

Feature story | April 16, 2008 at 23:00

President Bush has tried again to make the world believe that he will rectify his shameful record of ignoring, denying and fuelling climate change. He's announced that by 2025, the US will stop increasing its emissions. Yes, for another 15 years...

Coal is the worst climate offender

Image | April 12, 2008 at 23:00

A logger's children stand in front of afrormosia

Image | March 24, 2008 at 0:00

Children of a logger stand in front of Afrormosia logs in the SAFBOIS concession. Afrormosia is a protected tree species whose international trade is strictly regulated (listed under CITES Appendix II) .

GMO Rice Stalks Action

Image | March 14, 2008 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists wave post-harvest rice stalks at the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture in Manila, with messages that read “Keep Our Rice GMO-Free.”

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature story | February 21, 2008 at 0:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

Bush - Monumental failure on climate change

Feature story | January 29, 2008 at 0:00

In his State of the Union address last night, Bush made it clear what we've been saying all along: He has no plan to fight global warming, and is set on leaving a legacy of neglect, obstruction and destruction when it comes to climate change. On...

Forest on the banks of the Congo river system

Image | January 10, 2004 at 9:04

Forest on the banks of the Congo river system, Equatorial province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Greenpeace fact finding tour aimed at documenting the social and environmental impacts of industrial logging.

Children in Yaounde, Cameroon

Image | January 1, 1999 at 16:56

Child looking into camera smiling, with arms outstretched. More children visible in background.

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