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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"...

Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature Story | 2004-09-30 at 8:00

George Bush's government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government has moved closer towards ratifying the crucial Kyoto climate change treaty. But while Bush hangs out in...

First Supermarket in China acts to protect consumer rights

Feature Story | 2004-09-26 at 8:00

Many Shanghai consumers are concerned about GE food but they have not been given the information to make their choice. Until now. The Hualian supermarket chain, in cooperation with Greenpeace, is labelling products 'non-GE' where manufacturers...

Extreme weather warnings

Feature Story | 2004-09-09 at 8:00

Hurricane devastation in the US, flash floods in Japan and a UK village washed into the sea. As climate change gathers pace, devastation caused by extreme weather is becoming more common. Take a visual tour of storm and flood destruction.

Greenpeace Jaguars Caged

Feature Story | 2004-08-31 at 8:00

Our team of Greenpeace Jaguars, who have been protecting the ancient forests of Argentina from the expansion of Genetically Engineered soya, have been arrested while documenting the deforestation in northern Argentina some 1800 km north of Buenos...

China - protecting the homeland of Soya

Feature Story | 2004-06-14 at 8:00

Soya originated in China and has an agricultural history spanning over 5,000 years, but with the advent of genetically engineered (GE) soya all of this is now under serious threat. Through our GE campaign and our Great Cyber Wall we want to make...

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