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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.

Building a Clean, Sustainable Future

Feature story | 6 April, 2004 at 2:00

A large part of our work is exposing environmental crimes and confronting environmental criminals with the consequences of their actions. However we are not just about whizzing around the high seas in inflatables chasing whaling ships and oil...

Save paper, save trees

Feature story | 3 December, 2003 at 1:00

Three hundred year old trees logged to make paper? Yes, it happens all the time, but it doesn't have to. Ecologically sound alternatives are there for the choosing. The Forest Guardians paper project is about advocating for these choices - for...

Urgent changes needed in global farming practices

Press release | 15 April, 2008 at 16:13

Greenpeace welcomed the publication today of the first assessment of global agriculture as an historic opportunity to replace destructive chemical-intensive agriculture with methods that work with nature not against it.

Greenpeace calls for urgent action on marine reserves at UN fisheries meeting

Press release | 5 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on governments attending the biannual United Nations fisheries meeting in Rome this week to push for the implementation of a global network of fully protected marine reserves covering 40% of marine ecosystems as an...

Greenpeace stops huge consignment of Amazon soya entering Europe

Press release | 29 April, 2006 at 2:00

Sixty Greenpeace activists (1) today prevented commodities giant Cargill from unloading a shipment of Amazon soya in Amsterdam port, to protest against the destruction of huge tracts of the Amazon rainforest to grow soya to feed farm animals in...

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.

Scientist statement: health concerns posed by genetically engineered rice from China

Publication | 5 September, 2006 at 2:00

Three independent scientists with expertise in the field of GE and health have issued a statement backing the health concerns raised by Greenpeace International.

CITES Factsheet: African Elephant

Publication | 1 October, 2004 at 2:00

In the past the demand for ivory has led to wide-scale poaching and the decimation of elephant populations.

Patagonia A Protected Reserve of Life or home to a Giant Aluminum Smelter?

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Aysén Region of Chile's Central Patagonia encompasses an area of nearly 11 million hectares (about 110,000 km2), an area about the size of Austria and Netherlands combined. It currently safeguards five million hectares of native forest, more...

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