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Victory as fast food giant pledges to help protect the Amazon

Feature Story | 2006-07-26 at 12:54

In an historic deal that has impacts far beyond the golden arches and into the global agricultural market, McDonald's is now the leading company in the campaign to halt deforestation for the expansion of soya farming in the Amazon.

Dell promises greener computers but users want more

Feature Story | 2006-06-27 at 11:52

Dell has become the latest company to promise to remove the worst toxic chemicals from it products, closely following the move of its rival HP. Both companies have been pressured by us to make their products greener and help tackle the growing...

Model environmentalists

Feature Story | 2006-06-20 at 17:44

High fashion isn't normally known for being held in high regard among environmentalists. But some big names and big brands in fashion have gotten together with us to put on a toxics-free fashion show.

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-06-06 at 12:54

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship...

Motorola hangs up on toxic clean up promise

Feature Story | 2006-05-24 at 21:43

US mobile phone company Motorola has backtracked on a promise to remove toxic chemicals from its products. While competitors like Sony Ericsson and Nokia are living up to their commitments to remove toxic chemicals, Motorola is not answering the...

Chinese band singer heading towards Paradise Forests

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

The lead singer of a well-known Chinese music band "Catcher in the Rye", Mr. Xiao Wei, will join us as a volunteer to save the Paradise Forests. He will set off his mission to save the Earth's last remaining ancient forests tomorrow. Read below...

Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2006-05-09 at 12:27

What business does a chemical company have between your bedroom sheets? Should chemical companies be meddling with the protection of your health? Of course they should have no business in your sex life or personal health, but unfortunately the...

Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 19:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 8:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 13:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

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