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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.

Progress on stopping rainforest destruction: Lego pledges leadership

Feature story | July 8, 2011 at 11:57

Lego has become the first major toy company to announce plans to remove deforestation from its supply chain.

Canadian Supermarkets Driving Change on Seafood Sustainability: Greenpeace

Feature story | July 7, 2011 at 8:30

(Vancouver) — A new Greenpeace ranking report shows all eight of Canada’s major supermarket chains are making progress on implementing sustainability policies that will help reduce the burden on some of the most commercially popular – but...

German parliament votes to phase-out nuclear energy

Feature story | June 30, 2011 at 12:46

The German parliament has voted overwhelmingly to phase out all nuclear plants by 2022.

Growth of global renewable energy outstripping coal and nuclear

Feature story | June 23, 2011 at 11:48

Amsterdam — A new Greenpeace analysis of the global power-plant market shows that since the 1990s installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power-plant technology.

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