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Close up of the sun

Image | 6 July, 2005 at 16:23

Close up of the sun. Globally, the sun provides 10000 times the energy humanity uses – energy free to anyone who can harness it.

The Great Bear Rainforest – A ‘Greenprint’ ten years in the making

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa, Forest campaigner, Canada | 4 April, 2011

The United Nations declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. While a celebratory moment, it also sheds a much needed spotlight on the significant deforestation that continues around the world. Our campaigns in Indonesia, the...

Chemicals in your home

Background | 5 April, 2006 at 18:16

If someone came into your house, mixed you a cocktail of unknown chemicals - and offered you to drink it - would you take it? Of course not. You wouldn't want untested chemicals in your home, your drink, or your body. You don't want them - but...

A chance to change history

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 14 October, 2010 3 comments

I've arrived in Indonesia - a country at the frontier of deforestation and climate change. Indonesia is the planet's third largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to deforestation. Its indigenous communities are losing their...

Samsung cleans up

Feature story | 17 June, 2004 at 2:00

Consumer power scored another victory recently with the announcement from electronics giant Samsung that it plans to phase out hazardous chemicals in its products. Seeing its brand-name products graded red - as containing hazardous chemicals - on...

How Green Tech Can Help the World Go Oil-Free

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 25 August, 2010 2 comments

I live in San Francisco, and yesterday I discovered that my local market has stopped selling Gulf Coast seafood. Before BP’s deep sea oil rig exploded and sunk off the coast of Louisiana, the shop stocked shrimp and blue crab,...

Nuclear power:a dangerous waste of time

Image | 20 April, 2009 at 2:00

Nuclear power:a dangerous waste of time- cover page

Greenpeace donates a solar power system to

Image | 2 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace donates a solar power system to a coastal village in Aceh, Indonesia, one of the areas worst hit by the tsunami in December 2004. In cooperation with UPLINK, a local development charity, we offered our expertise on energy efficiency...

Greenpeace donates a solar power system to

Image | 2 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace donates a solar power system to a coastal village in Aceh, Indonesia, one of the worst hit areas by the tsunami in December 2004. In cooperation with UPLINK, a local development charity, we offered our expertise on energy efficiency...

A Cambodian child drinks hot chocolate brewed

Image | 14 July, 2005 at 3:00

A Cambodian child drinks hot chocolate brewed using solar energy. A Greenpeace Solar Generation youth brewed coffee, tea and chocolate at the entrance of the famed Angkor Wat in Cambodia to demonstrate the applicability of solar energy. Solar...

Model shows off Ecover cleaning products

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Model shows off Ecover cleaning products. Ecover produces environmentally friendly cleaning products free of toxic chemicals.

Sony announces toxic chemical removal from all products

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Time for change? Sony has announced they are removing toxic chemicals from all its products. The Sony watch has a mercury free battery and the Sony Walkman is made of vegetable based plastic.

IKEA shower curtain free of polluting PVC

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

IKEA shower curtain free of polluting PVC (vinyl) plastic. IKEA has eliminated hazardous chemicals from its products and takes a progressive stance on other environmental issues like avoiding unsustainable timber.

Ethic Wear mother and children collection

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Ethic Wear mother and children collection. Unborn children and the very young are amongst the most vulnerable to high levels of toxic pollution in the environment. Responsible company actions combined with strong laws on toxic chemicals are what...

Reebok Trainers

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Reebok Trainers - Reebok has removed polluting PVC plastic from its shoes along with other harmful substances.

Sony Ericsson phone

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Sony Ericsson phone - Sony Ericsson has recently committed to remove toxic chemicals from its entire product range. Market leaders such as Sony Ericsson show that substitution of toxics with safer alternatives is possible.

Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) clothing

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) clothing. The high street fashion chain has removed many toxic chemicals from its clothing and takes a more active stance on environmental issues than many other high street names.

Models

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Models, music and human health come together at a fashion show aimed at members of the European Parliament and Council in Brussels. Clothes by Marie Cabanac for Ethic Wear.

Lavera cosmetics has removed many hazardous

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

Lavera cosmetics has removed many hazardous chemicals that are commonly found in regular brands. Recent Greenpeace test revealed that many brand of perfumes, like Calvin Klein and Jean Paul Gaultier, contained high levels of toxic chemicals.

We hosted this toxic

Image | 26 April, 2005 at 3:00

We hosted this toxic-free catwalk featuring products by companies that are setting positive examples. We wanted to show the importance of strong laws on chemicals, and how responsible companies have already demonstrated change is possible. We...

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