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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...

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Feature story | 8 December, 2002 at 1:00

More than 150 local fishing boats and yachts joined Greenpeace's flagship the Rainbow Warrior In a protest flotilla off the Galacian port town of Coruña. Another 2000 people lined the harbour. What do we all want? An guarantee that catastrophes...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Sunrise through the haze - dawn of a new energy era for Thailand

Press release | 15 August, 2002 at 2:00

As Greenpeace takes its Choose Positive Energy tour to Thailand, news of a pollution haze over Asia is a timely reminder that energy is an important issue for both development and the environment.

Climate victory: Philippines province rejects coal for renewable energy

Press release | 6 August, 2002 at 2:00

After fours years campaigning, the people of Negros in the Philippines have stopped the development of a proposed 50 megawatt coal-fired power station.

Greenpeace demands indefinite closure of Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery until...

Press release | 21 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace is demanding that governments close indefinitely the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery in response to overwhelming evidence of widespread illegal and unregulated over-fishing for tuna and the complete failure of the so-called ‘bluefin...

Seven years to end Amazon deforestation - Brazilian NGOs show how

Press release | 3 October, 2007 at 2:00

Nine non-governmental organisations, including Greenpeace, (1) today launched a proposal for a national agreement to end Amazon deforestation (2) at an event attended by the Brazilian Minister of Environment and State Governors. The proposal aims...

US illegal GE rice contamination spreads further into Europe

Press release | 11 September, 2006 at 16:38

The scandal around illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice entering European food outlets has grown today as Greenpeace tests reveal illegal rice from the US has contaminated rice on supermarket shelves in Germany. Last week Greenpeace revealed...

Greenpeace demands global ban on imports of US rice

Press release | 21 August, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today called for a global ban on imports of US rice in order to protect the public from eating illegal, untested and unapproved varieties of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

Cracked reactor cores have "increased likelihood of increased risk"

Press release | 5 July, 2006 at 2:00

Nuclear power stations operated by British Energy (BE) in the UK are structurally defective and their continued operation is increasing the risk of a radioactive accident, according to documents written by the Government's own nuclear inspectors.

Climate change to intensify Asia's misery, says scientist

Press release | 4 November, 2005 at 1:00

An explosive report released today by Greenpeace reveals how climate change will deepen the misery of Filipinos along with other Asians unless measures are taken to drastically cut the use of fossil fuels such as coal.

Greenpeace tackles climate change in Egypt

Press release | 4 October, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace today reached Egypt on the final leg of its 'Peaceful Energy Tour' in the Mediterranean region. Campaigners will be visiting Cairo and Alexandria to highlight the threats and impacts of climate change in Egypt.

Icelandic 2005 bogus scientific hunt comes to an end

Press release | 18 August, 2005 at 13:24

As Iceland kills the last minke in this year’s bogus scientific hunts, bringing the total to 39, Greenpeace strengthens its vow to stop the Icelandic hunt and to push its pledge to increase whale watching and tourism on the island.

UN Fish Stocks Agreement Briefing

Publication | 22 May, 2006 at 2:00

The UN Fish Stocks Agreement (FSA) is the most comprehensive global agreement relating to the conservation and management of straddling and highly migratory fish stocks. Enhanced implementation, increased participation, as well as the adoption of...

Solar Thermal Power 2020

Publication | 24 October, 2003 at 2:00

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

In this Issue: Will the Great Bear Rainforest agreement survive the new BC Government? Preserving an Historic Truce, Report Card, Amazon Mahogany, Markets Outreach and Can Governments Keep Promises?

Solar Generation V - 2008

Publication | 1 September, 2008 at 2:00

Solar Electricity for over One Billion People and 2 Million Jobs by 2020

Greenpeace Summary of the ¨REDD from the Conservation Perspective¨ report

Publication | 2 June, 2009 at 20:00

Conclusions and Recommendations on the report commissioned by Greenpeace from the University of Freiburg, Institute of Forest Policy.

SolarChill vaccine fridge wins environmental pioneer award

Press release | 6 October, 2006 at 2:00

An innovative new solar powered refrigeration unit developed by Greenpeace International and six other international organizations, won the Environmental Pioneer in Refrigeration award in the 2006 Cooling Industry Awards. The SolarChill Vaccine...

NGO leaders take it to Putin

Press release | 4 July, 2006 at 2:00

Energy security requires an energy revolution to save the climate was the message that Greenpeace took to Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with international NGO leaders at the Novo-Ogarevo presidential residence outside...

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