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New Zealand coal shipment blockaded

Feature Story | 2008-03-27 at 19:42

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

Samsung and Toshiba new leaders in greener electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2008-03-18 at 11:57

In the latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics Samsung and Toshiba share top spot. Nokia misses out on top spot due to a penalty point for inconsistent global takeback. Nintendo remains rooted to the bottom with only a tiny...

What is a green electronics product?

Feature Story | 2008-03-06 at 0:32

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Climate campaigners bring peaceful protest to Heathrow

Feature Story | 2008-02-26 at 19:00

The Greenpeace volunteers – two women and two men – waited until all the passengers had disembarked from the one hour flight before walking through double doors at Terminal One, crossing an area of tarmac and climbing stairs onto the fuselage of...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature Story | 2008-02-22 at 10:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature Story | 2008-02-21 at 12:20

Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

Does Canon support shooting whales?

Feature Story | 2008-01-28 at 15:43

Here at Greenpeace, we support shooting whales... with cameras. But we're surprised to learn that Canon, the world's number one digital camera producer, isn't willing to condemn using harpoons -- despite their high-profile advertising and...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature Story | 2008-01-21 at 12:12

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to prevent whaling as we shadow the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru. Our crew today sent a message, direct from the Southern Ocean, linking the scandal of whaling to a host of other scandals...

Green apple not quite ripe?

Feature Story | 2008-01-17 at 14:40

Every Macworld brings something new to Mac lovers. This year, Steve Jobs pulled out an interoffice envelope, opened the flap and revealed the new “ MacBook Air” – the thinnest notebook computer on the planet. For us though the highlight of the...

Greenpeace confronts whaling fleet

Feature Story | 2008-01-14 at 11:38

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The whaling fleet immediately took flight from the Esperanza, which is now in high-speed...

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