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A funeral and a celebration: grim clouds over Dalian

Feature Story | 2010-07-27 at 8:00

I arrived in Dalian on the day of the funeral for firefighter Zhang Liang, who drowned beneath the thick crude when his crew jumped into the ocean – without safety gear – to attempt, in vain, to fix an underwater pipe.

Oil Spill in China

Feature Story | 2010-07-20 at 8:00

On July 16, 2010, two pipelines exploded in Dalian, Liaoning province, spilling oil into the Bohai Gulf. This accident – occurring just a day after BP finally capped their Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico – should be a grave reminder of the...

A world without tigers?

Feature Story | 2010-07-16 at 8:00

According to a recent report, there are only 3,200 wild tigers left in the entire world – a tragic decline from the 100,000 tigers that existed just one hundred years ago.

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature Story | 2010-07-07 at 8:00

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

Walmart, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other major brands driving rainforest destruction...

Feature Story | 2010-07-06 at 8:00

Beijing/Jakarta/London 6 July 2010 - Walmart, Auchan, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are amongst the global brands fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction by using or selling paper made...

Another day, another scandal surrounding the Japanese whaling industry

Feature Story | 2010-06-23 at 8:00

This week, both the Sunday Times and the BBC have followed up with detailed interviews with a new Greenpeace whistleblower, who has intimate knowledge of the backroom deals Japan has struck with African, Caribbean and Pacific Island nations.

Can football save the planet?

Feature Story | 2010-06-22 at 8:00

Love it or hate it, there's no escaping the huge football tournament that's taking place in South Africa at the moment.

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature Story | 2010-06-09 at 8:00

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature Story | 2010-06-08 at 8:00

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for Junichi and...

Greenpeace China gets action on food safety

Feature Story | 2010-04-29 at 19:04

We’ve done it. After months and months of lobbying, Greenpeace China has got some big supermarkets in China to make some key promises on food safety. Let’s see what we’ve done.

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