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Toxic Tech Victory

Feature story | 29 April, 2005 at 2:00

Sony Ericsson has announced that it will be phasing toxic chemicals out of its entire product range. The company listened to the thousands of participants in our online action demanding that electronics companies phase out toxic chemicals and...

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...

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.

Exxon Valdez disaster- 15 years of lies

Feature story | 24 March, 2004 at 1:00

It is fifteen years since the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, which saw 11 million gallons of oil pouring into a pristine wilderness area in Prince William Sound, Alaska. US oil giant ExxonMobil should come clean about the true state of the...

France reclaims toxic ship

Feature story | 27 October, 2003 at 1:00

After being caught illegally exporting ships containing hazardous waste to Turkey, the French military has seized a former french aircraft carrier they had sold for scrapping. This high seas tale exposes again the underhand tactics and cost...

Deadly asbestos exported to Asia

Feature story | 19 June, 2003 at 2:00

Asbestos is cleaned from buildings in Europe because of the hazards to human health. But Europe still exports asbestos to Asia in the form of old ships full of hazardous waste which are scrapped on beaches by unprotected workers. We are acting to...

Greenpeace boards single-hull tanker in Gibraltar

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 1:00

The cleanup of some 25,000 tonnes of oil from the sunken Prestige oil tanker continues along the coasts of Spain, France and Portugal. But single hull tankers are still a permanent presence in the region. Greenpeace activists boarded the single...

US plans to dump toxic navy ships on poor countries

Feature story | 11 December, 2002 at 1:00

It's a logical premise - industrialised nations should not dump their waste on developing countries. Developing countries have enough problems, they don't need toxic and hazardous wastes dumped on them as well. But logic is not a word that is...

Activists bring oil disaster to European ministers

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 1:00

Over 35 Greenpeace activists reenacted an oil disaster at the doorstep of the European Union headquarters as European ministers are meeting to discuss maritime safety. Volunteers dressed in bird costumes with black 'oil' stains carried signs and...

Pushing dirty energy on developing nations

Feature story | 18 July, 2002 at 2:00

With the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development only a month away, some countries still don't understand what the word "sustainable" means. They are trying to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing nations as a solution to...

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