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U.S. Government paves way for logging in Pristine Tongass Forest

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Tongass National Forest is among the world's largest tracts of remaining old-growth temperate rainforest and is under threat from logging. The Tongass is located in the southeast of Alaska's coastal archipelago and is the largest national...

How pioneering brands are slowing down fast fashion

Blog entry by Gabriele Salari | 9 October, 2017 1 comment

The fashion industry is considered to be one of the most polluting in the world. Its material-intensive business model relies heavily on our addiction to overconsumption and feeds the destruction of the planet. There is one way to...

World Food Day - Threat of GE rice looms

Press release | 15 October, 2004 at 2:00

The possible commercialisation of genetically engineered rice (GE) in China next year is a serious threat to the food safety of the world’s most populous nation, Greenpeace warned today, on the eve of World Food Day.

Poor locked out of Summit on poverty

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

As the official negotiations continue in the heart of Johannesburg, tension is building over the issue of access to decision makers. Many ‘unofficial’ ambassadors have been sent here to voice real issues from communities around the world, yet...

Consumers

Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:20

Is your wood illegal? Your bookshelves, your floor, photocopy paper and even the cheap plywood at your local construction site could have come from the Paradise Forests.

Boundary Marking

Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:53

The land rights of indigenous communities in Papua New Guinea were never questioned until logging companies took an interest in the value of the forest. The constitution itself recognises that 97 percent of the land belongs to indigenous communities.

Sustainable forestry

Background | 28 April, 2003 at 14:06

With the world's ancient forests disappearing, species, cultures and entire ecosystems are forever lost. Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the origin of the timber products they buy. Not only do individual and corporate...

Substitute with Style - A toxic free sustainable lifestyle.

Publication | 7 July, 2005 at 2:00

Can we live a modern life free of toxic chemicals? Can businesses still compete if they eliminate hazardous substances from their brands? Many major companies have asked themselves these questions and concluded that a toxics-free future is the...

Climate Change and the Mediterranean Region

Publication | 25 May, 2000 at 2:00

Greenpeace stages Alpine glacier protest against oil companies

Press release | 4 September, 2002 at 2:00

 

Greenpeace act after Earth Summit failure on clean energy

Press release | 4 September, 2002 at 2:00

 

Blessings rain down for a solar future

Press release | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

Oil fuels war

Press release | 23 January, 2003 at 1:00

Global Alarm Over GE Papaya Grows as Hawaii Market Spirals Downward

Press release | 25 May, 2006 at 2:00

Several local farmers and native Hawaiian activists joined Greenpeace experts today in decontaminating an organic farm in Hawaii that has been tainted with genetically engineered (GE) papaya from nearby commercial farms. The farm was sealed off...

Greenpeace shuts down soya export terminal of leading Amazon destroyer

Press release | 19 May, 2006 at 2:00

A team of climbers from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise shut down Cargill's illegal soya export facility in the heart of the Amazon rainforest today. The soya, which is exported to Europe as animal feed, is grown in deforested areas of the...

East Asian meeting on illega timber ban

Press release | 6 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on participant countries to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) to put words into action and take steps to seriously address the problem of illegal logging in the region.

Museum built from Amazon destruction

Press release | 20 October, 2005 at 2:00

At 10.00am this morning, forty one Greenpeace activists sealed the entrance to Madrid's prestigious Queen Sofia Museum (Reina Sofia), and declared it an ancient forest crime scene. The activists hung a banner in front of the museum reading...

UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

Press release | 14 October, 2005 at 2:00

A coalition of 17 organisations from across Asia today issued a World Food Day statement calling for a global ban on the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

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