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Chief Executive missed the largest source of pollution

Feature Story | 2006-10-12 at 8:00

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, vows to enact “proactive and pragmatic” measures in his policy address, but while he spent much money in short-term measures to win achievements, a concrete and visionary environmental policy is still missing in...

Hong Kong needs a sustainable energy vision

Feature Story | 2006-10-10 at 8:00

Air pollution plagues Hong Kong’s environment and the quality of life for long time. Meanwhile, we are also witnessing the impact of climate change, such as longer hot period, and more droughts and floods. There is a consensus all over the...

SolarChill fridge wins environmental award

Feature Story | 2006-10-07 at 9:36

SolarChill is a new ozone friendly refrigeration technology using solar power, enabling delivery of vaccines and food to regions of the world without electricity. Developed by us along with six other organisations it has won the Environmental...

Shark fin mystery

Feature Story | 2006-10-05 at 8:00

The photo on the left was taken in a warehouse less than 100 metres from where the Esperanza had been docked. While most of the team had been busy on official Defending Our Oceans business, Alex had come across evidence of a lucrative shark...

Green my Apple, Steve

Feature Story | 2006-09-27 at 11:25

Here at Greenpeace, we love our Macs. But we hate the fact that they're full of toxic chemicals. And we know someone who can do something about it: you.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature Story | 2006-09-18 at 20:05

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Contaminated Chinese rice found in Europe

Feature Story | 2006-09-14 at 0:43

The genetic engineering industry sank to a new low when it was revealed recently that US company Bayer's field trials of genetically engineered (GE) rice had contaminated rice exports. Japan moved fast and banned the US rice from coming into its...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 8:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-24 at 12:05

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

“The Land gives me rice, Rice gives me Life”

Feature Story | 2006-08-22 at 8:00

How did photographs taken by five rice farmers from Yunnan province, who’d never before held a camera, manage to capture the hearts and minds of urban consumers in some of China’s biggest cities? Four of the five farmer photographers, Bai Yun...

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