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GE rice: not all it’s quacked up to be

Feature Story | 2008-10-20 at 9:00

Farmers across Asia are taking to bird-rice farming like a duck to water. It's not such a bird-brained idea. In fact the duck-rice farming method beats GE rice hands down when it comes to guaranteeing food security. Greenpeace tells you why.

Food for thought: Climate change threatens China's food security

Feature Story | 2008-10-15 at 9:00

Climate change doesn't just mean a "warmer" world, it also means a "hungrier" world. A new Greenpeace report, released on the eve of World Food Day 2008, is warning that climate change is threatening China's food security.

Forests for Climate Tour lands in Indonesia

Feature Story | 2008-10-08 at 9:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has started the Indonesian leg of its "Forests for Climate" tour, shining the spotlight on the rampant destruction of Southeast Asia's Paradise Forests.

Pirate fishing is a global scourge

Feature Story | 2008-10-05 at 14:58

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Midi Festival

Feature Story | 2008-09-27 at 8:00

It's on. It's off. It's on again. The 2008 Midi Music Festival, Beijing's biggest outdoor rock music party, pushed back from May, will now be held October 1 to 5. Greenpeace will be there. Will you?

Gadgets get greener says our new guide

Feature Story | 2008-09-19 at 15:28

Top brands like Nokia and Samsung are getting greener, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Read on to check out the guide and see if your favourite brand is really that eco-friendly.

Tasty new Apple iPods

Feature Story | 2008-09-16 at 8:00

Apple’s new line of iPods gets our green seal of approval, but we are still waiting for iPhones and Macs to stop using toxic chemicals.

Beijingers vote for Olympic ‘blue skies’

Feature Story | 2008-09-12 at 8:00

It’s been Beijing’s best summer in terms of air quality for 10 years and naturally the capital’s residents don’t want to give it up. A new survey by Greenpeace shows that the public are overwhelmingly behind stricter environmental measures to...

Greenpeace plants a paper forest to save trees

Feature Story | 2008-09-09 at 8:00

Greenpeace planted a recycled paper forest at the Beijing International Book Fair as it officially opened its “Book Lovers for Forests” campaign on the Chinese Mainland.

Forest fight: 55 hours hanging from a crane to halt illegal logging

Feature Story | 2008-09-08 at 8:00

Armed police have escorted our activists off a ship loaded with illegally logged timber. They had been hanging from the loading crane for 55 hours to stop the shipment of rainforest logs.

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