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Hong Kong as a Free Port of Hazardous e-Waste

Feature Story | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace presented 6 chicken coops of electronic waste (e-waste) to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, implying the uncontrolled flow of e-waste in Hong Kong.

E-waste wave sweeps the globe

Feature Story | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

In the eighth Beijing International High-Tech Expo, Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the Electronic expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave, built using the companies’ electronic waste collected...

Bob Hunter

Feature Story | 2005-05-03 at 8:00

Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death on May 2nd 2005, of cancer, marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

The True Cost of Coal

Feature Story | 2005-04-28 at 8:00

China Light and Power (CLP) recently gained recognition as one of the listed companies with the highest level of transparency in Hong Kong, for releasing senior staff remuneration figures to the public. The environmental and health impacts of...

China Light and Power’s debt to Asia's environment and peoples

Feature Story | 2005-04-20 at 8:00

Latest update: On 21 April, Greenpeace disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant in Rayong Province of Thailand and demanded that the project be stopped immediately. Activists from Thailand, Philippines and...

Scandal: Greenpeace exposes illegal GE rice in China

Feature Story | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

In a startling development that may have repurcussions on exports of China's biggest crop, Greenpeace has uncovered genetically engineered (GE) rice, unapproved for human consumption, that appears to have been planted and sold illegally in China...

Act Now! Protect Yunnan's Forest

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Environment-conscious university students staged a 'Day of Action' in 6 cities across China to pressurise wood and paper multinational, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), to halt their destructive logging practices in Yunnan Province. The students are...

Greenpeace exposes Hong Kong's role as a free port for China's electronic waste trade

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace today presented new evidence that sites in Hong Kong's northern New Territories were being used as 'staging points' for the illegal cross-border trade in hazardous electronic waste (e-waste). China enacted a law last year prohibiting...

Vote for Clean Air

Feature Story | 2005-02-18 at 10:00

The existing Air Quality Objectives (AQO) in Hong Kong act as a 'smokescreen' to hide the urgency of action needed to solve the critical air pollution situation. Implemented in 1987 and no review has been undertaken for nearly 20 years, the AQO...

The 'Solar Generation' welcome the dawn of a new era for climate protection

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world on February 16th, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol – the global agreement that lays the ground for the...

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