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Greenpeace stops ship loading rainforest timber

Feature Story | 2008-09-03 at 8:00

(UPDATED!) Greenpeace has stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests.

Legco elections: who gets our green vote?

Feature Story | 2008-09-02 at 8:00

Hong Kong voters will head to the polls this Sunday for Legislative Council elections. Greenpeace has been checking out which candidates pass the environmental test.

Greenpeace ship begins Forests for Climate tour

Feature Story | 2008-08-29 at 8:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has landed in Papua New Guinea, on the first stage of its Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome by locals.

Greenpeace urges green rules for Olympics

Feature Story | 2008-08-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace has written to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Mr. Jacques Rogge urging him to draw up compulsory environmental guidelines for future Olympic host cities.

Victory - Indonesian peat forest wins temporary protection

Feature Story | 2008-08-21 at 8:00

Good news for Indonesia's forests and the climate! The province of Riau has announced an interim ban on forest clearing. Riau, one of the areas currently worst affected by rapid deforestation, will keep the ban until a national law is agreed.

Paper Tigers - APP's polluting China arm seeks IPO

Feature Story | 2008-08-14 at 8:00

(Updated 7 October) Greenpeace East Asia and local green groups are lobbying the Chinese government to reject Gold East Paper's application for a domestic listing because of its shocking environmental record.

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature Story | 2008-08-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace has discovered high tech toxic trash (e-waste) causing horrendous pollution in Ghana.

China after the Olympics: Lessons from Beijing

Feature Story | 2008-07-28 at 8:00

China made big promises to clean up Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games. How well did they do? Greenpeace’s new Olympic report has the answers.

Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature Story | 2008-07-21 at 12:36

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

Book Lovers for Forests

Feature Story | 2008-07-16 at 8:00

During the upcoming Hong Kong Book Fair between July 23 and 29, Greenpeace will hold the first "Green Day" to promote the use of Ancient Forest Friendly (AFF) papers in the book publishing sector, in order to protect our forests. Please donate us...

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