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Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature Story | 2005-01-03 at 10:00

Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

Dioxin - Closer than you think!

Feature Story | 2004-12-20 at 10:00

The deadly chemical dioxin has hit the headlines with the poisoning of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yuschenko. What doesn't often make the news is the fact that dioxin pollution is far more widespread than political poisonings.

Victory in battle against Hunghom Peninsula demolition

Feature Story | 2004-12-10 at 10:00

Ten months of intensive campaigning by Greenpeace, other environmental groups and an outpouring of opposition from the Hong Kong public has finally forced property developers SHK and NWS Holdings to back down from their demolition plans.

Act Now to Help us protect Asia's World City!

Feature Story | 2004-11-22 at 10:00

Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited decides to demolish the newly built Hunghom Peninsula development. At the same time they are jointly bidding, with Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, to develop the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD).

The Yunnan experience

Feature Story | 2004-11-03 at 10:00

The spectre of genetically engineered (GE) rice is looming on the horizon, especially in China where the government plans to introduce it soon. To see what is at risk from this dangerous gamble we have been visiting heartlands of rice production...

Call for Peace! - Greenpeace T-shirt Design Competition

Feature Story | 2004-10-29 at 8:00

Greenpeace and Chinese language youth magazine, East Touch, are jointly organising a “Call For Peace” T-Shirt Design Competition.

Kyoto saved: not the planet

Feature Story | 2004-10-22 at 8:00

The Russian Parliament voted to ratify the Kyoto Protocol in a body blow to George W Bush's opposition to action on climate change.

Road of Rice

Feature Story | 2004-10-08 at 8:00

The United Nations has declared the year 2004 “The International Year of Rice” in order to promote sustainable production of rice. China is one of the centers of origin and biodiversity of rice. It is also the largest production and consumption...

Peace Prize goes green

Feature Story | 2004-10-08 at 8:00

Wangari Maathai has planted tens of millions of trees, opposed genetically modified organisms and titanium mining in her native Kenya, and won numerous awards for her environmental activism. She has also been beaten, harassed, and imprisoned for...

Movements, Memes, and Mindbombs

Feature Story | 2004-10-05 at 8:00

One of Greenpeace's founders, the photographer and journalist Rex Weyler, has just published a chronicle of the organisation's first decade entitled Chop Wood, Carry Water. He wrote the following recollection of an early Greenpeace "test action"...

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