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How green is that iPhone?

Feature story | 14 June, 2007 at 2:00

At the end of June Apple will launch its first major product since Steve Jobs 'A Greener Apple' statement. So how green will the iPhone be?

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature story | 19 January, 2007 at 1:00

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

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,...

Motorola hangs up on toxic clean up promise

Feature story | 23 May, 2006 at 2:00

US mobile phone company Motorola has backtracked on a promise to remove toxic chemicals from its products. While competitors like Sony Ericsson and Nokia are living up to their commitments to remove toxic chemicals, Motorola is not answering the...

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.

Climate boomerang

Feature story | 27 July, 2005 at 2:00

In the glow of a warm, still morning, the Rainbow Warrior slipped into the harbour of the world's biggest coal port and dropped anchor to shut down coal exports for 5 hours in Newcastle, Australia.

Profiles in Activism: Ann Novek

Feature story | 22 April, 2005 at 2:00

Ever think that one person can't change the world? Greenpeace cyberactivist Ann Novek is proof otherwise.

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...

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...

Kids for Forests

Feature story | 17 February, 2004 at 1:00

A lot of important politicians are currently doing a lot of talking about preserving the diversity of life on Earth at a global UN meeting. Unfortunately talking is just about the only thing they have been doing to preserve life on Earth for the...

Iceland, Greenpeace, and whales Part II

Feature story | 2 October, 2003 at 2:00

Iceland enjoys a rugged, natural beauty that can only be appreciated fully by seeing it. It also hosts a people who are fiercely proud of their largely pristine and clean environment. So why, after 14 years, has the Icelandic government bowed to...

BNFL is wanted for crimes against the planet and the people of Sellafield

Feature story | 22 August, 2002 at 2:00

Norman Askew, chief executive of British Nuclear Fuels has a skewed perspective. He is "delighted" by nuclear power expansion, even as people living around the Sellafield nuclear plant die from unusually high rates of cancer. Askew and government...

Who really rules our planet?

Feature story | 19 August, 2002 at 2:00

As government leaders meet in Johannesburg for the second Earth Summit, we have to ask why they are bothering. If you wanted to make some changes on Sesame Street, wouldn't it make more sense to invite the writers and puppeteers to meet, rather...

Picnics! Pool Parties! Toxins?

Feature story | 19 July, 2002 at 2:00

Summer has hit the north, so start up the grill and bring out the picnic gear. But watch out, some of your favourite tablecloths, beverage containers and lawn furniture from the Martha Stewart Everyday line could be PVC. PVC (polyvinyl chloride...

The scent of chemicals

Feature story | 10 February, 2005 at 1:00

When you buy a gift for a loved one you don't expect that it might come with a dose of harmful chemicals. But if you are buying certain perfumes this Valentine's day that's exactly what you'll get.

Terror cargo lands in France

Feature story | 6 October, 2004 at 2:00

After weeks of cat-and-mouse antics, the Pacific Pintail slipped into the port of Cherbourg with a deadly cargo of Plutonium -- but only after a French court ensured Greenpeace would be kept out of the way.

Nuclear shipment crosses Atlantic

Feature story | 21 September, 2004 at 2:00

LATEST UPDATES: www.stop-plutonium.orgThanks to the Bush Administration's disregard for global concerns about nuclear proliferation, two ships carrying some 140kg of weapons-grade plutonium are en route from Charleston, South Carolina, to...

Why climb a 700 foot smokestack?

Feature story | 23 June, 2004 at 2:00

The Bush administration has trashed US clean air laws by allowing power stations to install new equipment without adding pollution controls, and permitting coal-fired power plants to continue to release tons of mercury. This dirty energy also...

Dirty Disney revealed by hazardous chemicals in products

Feature story | 15 April, 2004 at 2:00

Disney is famous for its lovable cartoon characters seen on our screens and in wide range of products found in homes worldwide. What isn't so famous is the fact that some of those products for babies and children contain toxic chemicals hazardous...

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