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Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 2:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

Consumer power

Background | 10 February, 2011 at 9:30

The conversion of irreplaceable forests into disposable consumer products like tissues, books, paper and ingredients for toothpaste and food is one of the great environmental crimes of our time. But, in the battle to protect our forests,...

Forest communities

Background | 10 February, 2011 at 9:00

Greenpeace works with indigenous communities at the frontline of forest destruction, in Indonesia, the Amazon and the Congo basin.

Defending our Oceans

Publication | 17 November, 2005 at 10:27

Every second breath you take comes from the oceans. The oceans give life to our planet and us. In return we are suffocating them;dredging up too many fish, stealing food from needy mouths, carelessly killing countless creatures including whales,...

Threats to the Oceans

Publication | 17 November, 2005 at 10:28

"There's enough on this planet for everyone's needs but not for everyone's greed"Mahatma GandhiShort summary of the key threats to our oceans - industrial and destructive fishing, wholesale stealing of fish stocks, fish farming, pollution and...

Marine Reserves – a solution to ocean destruction

Publication | 17 November, 2005 at 10:27

Three quarters of the world’s fish stocks are under threat from over fishing accordingto the United Nations. Our oceans are vast, but not limitless. They give life to theplanet and contain 80 percent of all life on it. They provide the primary...

FSC suspends three of Resolute's certificates

Blog entry by Grant Rosoman | 12 December, 2013

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) was created in 1993 to allow companies and the public to identify products coming from responsibly managed forests. In order to protect the world’s last remaining intact forests, consumers and...

The GA First Committee

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:08

The problems of the world are too numerous to be discussed by the whole General Assembly of the United Nations. Therefore, the global agenda is divided into to six groups or clusters, which are discussed in six Main Committees. The First...

Peace in a nuclear free Europe

Background | 27 November, 2006 at 9:54

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was established in 1949 following the end of WWII and is the world's largest military nuclear alliance.

Filipino Giants taunt Spanish Colonialists: Our Climate; Our Energy; Our Choice

Press release | 18 July, 2002 at 2:00

The 5 metre papier mache protestors, and a traditional Filipino 25-piece string band, were on hand to welcome the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, on the first stop of the South East Asia Choose Positive Energy tour. The tour promotes clean...

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