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Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | 25 August, 2006 at 2:00

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

Going to jail for clean air?

Feature story | 3 February, 2005 at 1:00

In June 2004, protestors climbed a 700-foot smokestack in Pennsylvania to bring attention to the dangers of a dirty coal power plant and US President Bush's polluting energy plan. They took this bold, peaceful action to help keep communities...

Marine mammals protest inaction on climate change

Feature story | 31 July, 2002 at 2:00

Marine mammals are fed up with Bush’s inaction on climate change, and his latest announcement that he will not attend the Earth Summit in Johannesburg has prompted protest on both coasts.

Military spending is going up. Don’t let it take us down

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 5 April, 2016 3 comments

Weapons spending worldwide increased in 2015 and now stands at a mind boggling $1676 billion, according to a new data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute today. This 1% increase from 2014 marks an...

Globalisation’s dark side

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 11 August, 2016

Although concerns about immigration appeared as factors in Britain’s exit from the European Union, the Brexit vote was also a referendum on the failures of globalisation. Traditional economists promoted globalisation based on the...

Let's make it a green peace

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid and Jennifer Morgan | 20 September, 2016

Today (21 September), around the globe, we mark Peace Day knowing that for many, peace is nowhere to be found. Not today. And unless things change dramatically, not any time soon. On New Years Day 2016, a Médecins Sans...

Twelve Nobel Prize winners, a Beatle, and the Pope can't all be wrong

Blog entry by Nick Young | 15 April, 2016 1 comment

On 18 September 2013, two Greenpeace International activists were arrested during a peaceful protest in the Russian Arctic. A week later, the entire 30-member crew of their ship was in a Russian jail awaiting trial on charges of...

4 stories of Indigenous Peoples’ struggle for climate justice

Blog entry by Martin Vainstein | 9 August, 2016

Racism, deforestation, powerful mining companies, colonialism, the oil industry – Indigenous People across the world are fighting so many things in the struggle for climate justice. From Canada to Honduras to Brazil to Finland...

Too long to wait: Russia’s Dvinsky Forest could be lost in a decade

Blog entry by Erika Bjureby | 12 December, 2016

Home to eagle-owls, wolverines, brown bears, rare plants and animals, the Dvinsky Forest is one of the last remaining Intact Forest Landcapes in the European part of Russia. Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) in Russia are huge...

Biological Restoration of water and land

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 10 March, 2017

According to the 2015 World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 Report, the water crisis is the world’s #1 risk. The problem is not only the amount of water available in the world’s rivers, lakes, and aquifers, but the pollution of...

How community land rights can save our forests and climate

Blog entry by Fionuala Cregan | 21 March, 2017 1 comment

Almost exactly two years ago, the local communities of Mahan forest, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, had plenty of reason to celebrate. On the eve of the International Day of Forests 2015, they received news that their...

Green my Apple bears fruit

Feature story | 31 May, 2007 at 2:00

This is the story of a very different kind of Greenpeace campaign. The story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

Green my (Big) Apple

Feature story | 15 December, 2006 at 17:58

'Tis the season for stockings stuffed with ipods, and Macs nestled under the tree. But this holiday Steve Jobs has the chance to play Santa by making Apple green.

International Energy Agency calls for 200 new nukes

Feature story | 7 November, 2006 at 1:00

In a report just published, the International Energy Agency promotes nuclear power as the solution which will save us from global warming. But who will save us from nuclear power?

Hero for the planet

Feature story | 14 April, 2003 at 2:00 1 comment

Dubbed the Nobel Prize for the Environment, the Goldman Environmental Prize is being awarded to Von Hernandez, Greenpeace's Toxic's campaigner from the Philippines. Von has fought for years to stop the spread of incinerators and other polluting...

McDonald's: Bad guys do good?

Feature story | 7 February, 2003 at 1:00

McDonalds is one of the last corporations we want to say anything good about. We don't like a lot of what it does and what it stands for but we have to take a deep breath here, and give them some credit where it is due.

Tank girls occupy war machine

Feature story | 4 February, 2003 at 1:00

Despite growing public opposition to a war with Iraq, day and night British tanks, helicopters and jeeps are streaming though Southampton as part of the build up of the war machine. For over a week we have tried to stop the supplies from loading...

Amazon destruction not a good look for anyone

Feature story | 16 June, 2009 at 2:00

Just two weeks after our exposé 'Slaughtering the Amazon' showed how the Brazilian cattle industry is decimating the Amazon rainforest, we are seeing a stampede as companies and the World Bank start to sever their links with the slaughterhouses...

Rainforest destruction in Africa

Feature story | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

The Congo rainforest is the life support system for millions of people in the 'green heart' of Africa. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) alone, 40 million people depend on the forest. Like all large intact forests, it's also crucially...

Electronics companies race to be greener

Feature story | 6 December, 2006 at 1:00

Acer and Lenovo are the latest of the top computer makers to commit to stop using the worst toxic chemicals in their products. Along with Motorola these companies are the biggest movers in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics.

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