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New leadership at Greenpeace International

Feature story | 11 June, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 2:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

Dorothy Stowe 1920 - 2010

Feature story | 24 July, 2010 at 14:59 2 comments

Greenpeace co-founder Dorothy Stowe passed away at 03:00, July 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 89.

How to Change the World: Film review

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 9 September, 2015 4 comments

Greenpeace has been documented in hundreds of books, films, television specials, magazine articles, blogs, university courses and doctoral dissertations. On 9 September, in some 600 cinemas in the UK and US, Picturehouse and Met Films...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | 2 February, 2007 at 16:29

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Bush targets Greenpeace

Feature story | 13 October, 2003 at 2:00

In a move unprecedented in its history, the US government has indicted an entire organization - Greenpeace USA, Inc. (the Greenpeace entity in the US) - for the peaceful protest activities of its supporters.

GM setback in UK

Feature story | 31 March, 2004 at 2:00

Following the controversial UK government approval of genetically engineered (GE) maize for commercial planting, the only company authorized to grow GE maize has withdrawn its application. It now appears unlikely the UK will see any...

Living artwork defies Bush attack on Greenpeace

Feature story | 18 January, 2004 at 1:00

Over a thousand people gathered this weekend on South Beach, Miami to create a massive 'human art' image in creative protest against the unprecedented prosecution of Greenpeace by the Bush Administration. Supporters of the international...

Chinese consumer challenges Nestlé

Feature story | 7 January, 2004 at 1:00

What motivated a mother from Shanghai to travel half way around the world to global food giant Nestlé´s HQ in Switzerland? In March 2003 Eileen Zhu Yanling was shocked to discover from the internet that Nestlé´s Nesquik milk powder, a product she...

No climate bail-out from European Summit

Feature story | 20 March, 2009 at 1:00

EU governments may feel that they are world leaders on climate change, but they lag far behind the science and the growing world movement of people demanding serious action. European heads of state agreed to raise money for developing countries...

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