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LG takes up the toxic tech challenge

Feature story | 17 August, 2005 at 2:00

"Life's Good" might be the LG motto (LG is an electronics company) but life just got a whole lot better for the planet after LG announced that they are committing to eliminating toxic chemicals from their entire consumer electronics range.

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...

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.

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...

The front line of environmental crime

Feature story | 27 November, 2003 at 1:00

While we were battling in the rarefied, elite corridors of power at a UN meeting to maintain a voice for protection rather than exploitation of the oceans, our flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, was at the sharp end of environmental exploitation -...

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 cost of shipbreaking

Feature story | 15 July, 2003 at 2:00

Politicians deciding on rules for scrapping old ships got a timely reminder when a sculpture, made from the remains of ships taken from Indian shipbreaking yards, was delivered to delegates attending the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)...

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...

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