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Low Risk of Radioactive Exposure for China

Feature Story | 2011-03-16 at 10:00

The radioactive releases that have occurred thus far in Fukushima, Japan, are highly unlikely to be an immediate danger to China. Even in the worst-case scenario, the relative risk to north China would be low.

Chinese people say "NO" to GE rice

Feature Story | 2011-02-23 at 18:23

“We don’t want GE rice!” is the clear message that has rung loud and clear in China. Here at the Greenpeace office in Beijing, we have been getting more and more calls and emails from parents, housewives, college students, seed sellers, and even...

Greenpeace Photographer wins World Press Photo Award

Feature Story | 2011-02-12 at 10:00

Greenpeace is delighted to congratulate Lu Guang on his World Press Photo award, won for a series of photographs shot for Greenpeace East Asia’s coverage of the Dalian Oil Spill. We are happy for Lu to receive the worldwide recognition and honor...

Japanese whaling will come to an end

Feature Story | 2011-01-30 at 10:00

Big changes inside Japan's whaling industry: a public apology from the powerful fisheries agency, demotions, and even the industry admits that public demand for whale meat is down. Junichi Sato sums up the latest developments in Greenpeace's...

Rainbow Warrior crew takes action against illegal tuna fishing ship in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-24 at 10:00

Kaohsiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

The Rainbow Warrior's Farewell Visit to Hong Kong

Feature Story | 2011-01-21 at 10:00

Greenpeace has been creating positive changes in the world for the last 40 years, and throughout it all the Rainbow Warrior has been our brave companion. Now the Rainbow Warrior II is coming to Hong Kong on her final voyage – please join us in...

Defending our Pacific Ocean: The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-06 at 10:00

Our legendary flagship kicks off the new year in Taiwan on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage. This is also the Rainbow Warrior II's farewell voyage - if you live in Taiwan, come and see us!

Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 10:00

Can you bring dead wood back to life? No, but you can turn them into trees again. That's what 200 volunteers did with 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks – they made them into four, beautiful, life-like trees.

Small Steps Forward for Taiwan – but not Tuna – at Pacific Fisheries Summit

Feature Story | 2010-12-16 at 10:00

Last week’s meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) ended in a sad day for the tuna, whales, and whale sharks, as well as those whose livelihoods depend upon the Pacific Ocean’s resources. The European Union, South...

The dirty secret behind jeans and bras

Feature Story | 2010-12-01 at 10:00

Jeans, bras and underwear are every-day clothing items that we take for granted – but they are far from harmless. Greenpeace went behind the scenes to two major towns of jeans and bra manufacturing, and discovered widespread pollution.

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