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Scent of GE papaya

Feature Story | 2009-04-20 at 17:19

Who doesn’t love papaya? Papayas make a mean Thai salad and are pretty good sliced up with ice cream. Greenpeace China went shopping but found their local supermarkets’ papaya wasn’t all that tasty.

Climate change made China's drought?

Feature Story | 2009-04-16 at 17:49

In the first two months of this year, northwest China was struck by a crippling drought, the worst for 50 years. Is this the latest sign of climate change in China?

Pesticides: not your problem?

Feature Story | 2009-04-09 at 8:00

Hungry? Well, you won’t be after you watch our video below on pesticide use in China or hear about our latest research which puts big name supermarkets to shame.

Climate change blamed as ice bridge snaps

Feature Story | 2009-04-07 at 8:00

For 10,000 years the Wilkins Ice Shelf has likely floated unchanged in the Antarctic Peninsula. But this massive slab of ice, 16 times the size of Hong Kong, is no match for climate change.

G20 snubs climate change

Feature Story | 2009-04-03 at 9:00

It wasn’t for nothing that the group of 20 nations kicked off their meeting in London on April Fools Day. It turns out the banks had the last laugh. Or did they?

G20: What a laugh!

Feature Story | 2009-04-01 at 9:00

It’s April Fool’s day and leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies are gathering in London for 36 hours of talks on how to solve the world’s worst economic crisis since the 1930’s. Kind of apt, really.

China's environmental ministry lacks bite

Feature Story | 2009-03-30 at 9:00

China’s environmental ministry turned one year old on the weekend. Greenpeace China takes a look at how this youngster has fared at dealing with China’s biggest crisis – its environmental nightmare.

Time is running out to stop global warming

Feature Story | 2009-03-24 at 10:00

With less than nine months to go to crucial UN climate change talks, Greenpeace launched its Countdown to the Copenhagen climate meeting with a stunning light projection on an ancient city gate in Beijing.

World Water Day, Beijing

Feature Story | 2009-03-23 at 10:00

One in four people in China is living with unsafe water. Greenpeace China took that message to the streets in an unusually sticky way on World Water Day, March 22.

China’s cancer: water pollution

Feature Story | 2009-03-20 at 15:20

China's water pollution has reached grave proportions. Greenpeace China Toxics Campaigner Mariah Zhao explains how a visit to a "cancer" village in Jiangsu province solidifed her resolve to stop this human tragedy.

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