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Mister Splashy Pants the whale - you named him, now save him

Feature Story | 2007-12-17 at 10:00

Out of 11,000 submissions in our competition to name the humpback whales we were tracking on their migration to the Southern Ocean, we narrowed it down to the final 30. Over 150,000 people then voted for their favourite name.

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature Story | 2007-12-14 at 18:45

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Feature Story | 2007-12-06 at 10:00

While the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solution to global warming, two Greenpeace vessels gear towards the Castle Peak Power Plant, allowing the climbers to scale to a 30M-tall ash silos and suspend a 15m x 15m banner reading...

It’s time to act ! Green Groups: Regulate CO2 from Power Plants !

Feature Story | 2007-12-03 at 20:00

Green group representatives from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Greeners Action, Green Sense, WWF Hong Kong and Clear the Air, along with “Carbon Dioxide Foundlings” protest to the Environment Bureau today over the government’s negligence to...

Whalers depart Japan

Feature Story | 2007-11-19 at 10:00

The Japanese government whaling fleet has departed its home port of Shimonoseki, for its biggest hunt since the moratorium on commercial whaling came into being over twenty years ago.

iPhone's hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2007-10-16 at 14:15

Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple's iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers.

World Leaders Unite for Action on Global Warming

Feature Story | 2007-09-25 at 8:00

World leaders are gathering in New York City for the largest United Nations meeting on climate change since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. And, Greenpeace is there to make sure that the agenda includes strong action to combat global warming—and...

Coca-Cola to champion Greenpeace cooling technology at Beijing Olympics

Feature Story | 2007-09-24 at 15:08

Coca-Cola took a big step towards reducing their carbon footprint last week, with their commitment to use climate-friendly coolers and vending machines in all official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. HFCs(hydrofluorocarbons), commonly...

PMPS Go Green Go Greenpeace Concert

Feature Story | 2007-07-09 at 19:49

2007 is the 10th anniversary of Greenpeace East Asia. To celebrate the organisation's achievements over the past decade and to promote our ongoing campaigns for a sustainable future, they have organised a series of “GoGreen” themed events. The...

Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2007-06-27 at 8:00

The fourth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is out now. Apple moves up as a result of Steve Job's "Greener Appple" pledge to phase out PVC and other chemicals from their product line. But Nokia is on top because they've...

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