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Shot fired against peaceful protesters

Feature story | 21 July, 2002 at 2:00

While peaceful protesters highlighted a vision of clean, green energy for the Philippines a security guard fired a warning shot in the air over the heads of activists. The protest was against the biggest coal-fired power station in the Philippines.

Belgium must go wind, stop nuclear

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

Activists from the Greenpeace Choose Positive Energy Tour have sent a clear message to Belgian leaders that they must end the country's reliance on risky and expensive nuclear power.

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of...

Feature story | 21 February, 2002 at 1:00

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of medical waste incineration.

Greenpeace report proves solar power available to 100 million people by 2025

Press release | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

The solar thermal power industry could be worth 16.4 billion Euros and create 54,000 jobs worldwide by 2025, according to a report launched today in Egypt by Greenpeace, the European Solar Thermal Power Industry Association (ESTIA) and IEA...

FSC puts business interests first

Blog entry by Asti Roesle | 26 August, 2014

As a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Switzerland, as well as a Greenpeace campaigner focused on doing everything I can to protect our planet's last untouched forests, I am alarmed that FSC has already decided to...

Ecoforestry: an alternative for Papua New Guinean forest communities

Blog entry by Sam Moko | 30 July, 2013 1 comment

Since 2011, the people of Papua New Guinea have been waiting for the findings of the Commission of Inquiry into Special Agriculture and Business Leases (SABLs). In the meantime, logging companies have been fast-tracking the harvesting...

Eco-forestry

Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:20

Eco-forestry is an alternative to industrial logging. Using minimal impact harvesting methods, landowners fell small number of carefully selected trees, process and transport the timber without damaging the surrounding forest.

Renewed 'Golden' rice hype is propaganda for genetic engineering industry

Press release | 21 March, 2005 at 1:00

The first steps in reboosting the 'Golden' rice hype were taken when Ingo Potrykus, the inventor of the genetically engineered (GE) rice, suggested last Friday in a public presentation (1) that the new generation of 'Golden' rice can contain an...

Vodka today for Monday we go to work on the climate

Press release | 22 October, 2004 at 2:00

In a long awaited and much heralded move, the Russian Parliament, the Duma, voted today to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. Russian ratification pushes this global climate protection agreement over the threshold required to become international law.

Russian Government gives green light to climate change treaty

Press release | 30 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomed the news that the Russian Government has given the green light to the climate change treaty, the Kyoto Protocol today (1).

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