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Environmentalism with Chinese characteristics

Feature Story | 2008-11-17 at 10:00

What do you get when you combine a giant man-made planet, a vast open coal pit in Poland and four 20-somethings from China’s so-called post-80’s generation? A new Chinese youth movement whose ideological battle isn’t political revolution but...

Greenpeace in Africa: people, action, solutions

Feature Story | 2008-11-14 at 10:00

It’s official. Greenpeace is now truly global. After more than a decade working on the continent, we finally opened our first African office. Come join the celebrations!

No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

Feature Story | 2008-11-12 at 18:09

New research from Austria shows that a commercial strain of Monsanto-made GE corn causes mice to have fewer and weaker babies. What is this doing to human fertility?

Obama victory spells hope for climate change

Feature Story | 2008-11-05 at 10:00

It’s a good day for action against climate change. Barack Obama is America’s new president.

How good is their wood?

Feature Story | 2008-11-04 at 10:00

It's pure forest crime when ancient trees are carved up to make furniture or wood flooring. We know you don't want to support the illegal logging trade so we've just published our first good wood ranking guide for six top Home DIY chains in China.

China's coal crisis

Feature Story | 2008-10-27 at 10:00

China is the king of coal. It is the world's biggest producer and consumer but this reliance on coal is costing the country dear. For the first time top Chinese economists have calculated just how much this love affair with coal is costing the...

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...

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