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Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 13:33

Tokyo, Japan — Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months...

Voices from the Climate Rescue Station

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 13:23

Our environmentally-friendly Climate Rescue Station, a glowing globe powered by renewable energy, has moved to Poznan where 190 countries are discussing what to do about climate change at key UN talks. We're there to push for real action.

2008 Plus! Greening Beijing for the Olympic Games and Beyond

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 13:22

China is trying its utmost to ensure green games for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. For the developing country with the world’s largest population, greening the Beijing Olympics is no easy feat. China is currently struggling under the weight of its...

President Obama: China is waiting

Feature Story | 2009-01-21 at 10:00

The whole world has been waiting for new US President Barrack Obama to take office and lead an international effort against climate change. And last night, 20 January 2009, that moment arrived.

Go go gadget green

Feature Story | 2009-01-13 at 10:00

How green are the latest gadgets? Not as green as we’d like but getting better. Greenpeace checked out 50 products by 15 major companies for their enviro street cred. Who came on top?

China's dead lakes

Feature Story | 2009-01-09 at 10:00

In the summer of 2007 a thick toxic blanket of blue-green algae covered Lake Tai (Taihu) in Jiangsu province. The government earmarked billions of renminbi to clean it up but next year the same thing happened again. What is going wrong?

Post Poznan: what’s the deal on climate change?

Feature Story | 2008-12-29 at 10:00

Two weeks of United Nations climate talks, 189 governments, and a planet in peril. What did we end up with?

Whaling activists ‘surrender’ to Tokyo

Feature Story | 2008-12-10 at 14:30

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world have paid a visit to the Japanese Prime Minister. If defending whales is a crime, they said, then arrest us too!

What’s so important about Poznan anyway?

Feature Story | 2008-12-04 at 10:00

Oh no! More talks about climate change. And they’re not even on a tropical island like last year’s Bali conference. They’re in freezing Poland! Why should I care?

Paying the price of coal

Feature Story | 2008-11-28 at 10:00

The global cost of coal reached a staggering €360 billion (around US$460 billion) last year, according to a new report by Greenpeace and independent Dutch Institute CE Delft.

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