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Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 17, 2011 at 17:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

Rainbow Warrior II bids farewell, will become hospital ship

Feature story | August 16, 2011 at 10:00

After 52 years at sea and 22 years as a Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior II is starting a new life.

Greenpeace demands action on abuse of activists in Calgary Remand Centre

Feature story | August 5, 2011 at 15:41

Calgary — Greenpeace today called for investigations into the abuse of Greenpeace activists last summer by Correctional Peace Officers in the Calgary Remand Centre.

Greenpeace reveals shocking video of endangered Sumatran tiger dying in leghold trap

Feature story | July 25, 2011 at 10:56

The Greenpeace office in Indonesia was alerted recently to the fact that a Sumatran tiger was caught in a leghold trap in the province of Riau.

Greenpeace polar bears by the dozens invade headquarters of Arctic oil drillers

Feature story | July 18, 2011 at 14:20

Edinburgh — Dozens of Greenpeace activists in polar bear costumes have invaded the international headquarters of the controversial Edinburgh-based oil company Cairn Energy to search for a copy of the company’s secret oil spill plans.

Greenpeace Detox challenge to Adidas and Nike hits Toronto

Feature story | July 14, 2011 at 21:25

Toronto — Volunteers took to Greenpeace Detox campaign to Torontonians today. They were following up on the Detox challenge Greenpeace has issued to Adidas and Nike to be the first to cut the discharge of hazardous chemicals from supply chains.

Time for Nike and Adidas to Detox the world’s water

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 15:56

Game on. Greenpeace is calling on Nike and Adidas to see which one is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we’re calling ‘Detox’,

Japanese High Court upholds unjust conviction of Greenpeace anti-whaling activists

Feature story | July 12, 2011 at 11:26

Sendai, Japan — Greenpeace has condemned Japan’s ongoing disregard for international human rights law following a decision by the Sendai High Court to uphold convictions of anti-whaling activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

Rainbow Warrior III: revolutionary masts raised on new Greenpeace flagship

Feature story | July 8, 2011 at 15:29

Berne-Motzen, Germany — A revolutionary mast system was raised today on the new Greenpeace flagship ship Rainbow Warrior III, at the Fassmer shipyard near Bremen.

Greenpeace exposes a GM wheat scandal in Australia

Feature story | July 8, 2011 at 12:10

Greenpeace has released a report in Australia on a controversy surrounding trials across that country of genetically modified wheat that will lead to testing on humans.

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