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Greenpeace discovers timber smuggling is driving tree species towards Extinction

Press release | 2007-04-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released “Merbau’s Last Stand” , an investigative report revealing four distinct smuggling methods being used to bring merbau, an endangered tree species, into China. Merbau , a highly prized tropical hardwood that costs more...

Escalating pressure to prompt food safety legislation timetable

Press release | 2007-04-16 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today occupy the lift lobby of Central's Murray Building, where the headquarters of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau (HWFB) is located, with a banner "Safe Vegetables Now!", showing their dissatisfactory on the...

Greenpeace further exposes loopholes in vegetables monitoring

Press release | 2007-04-12 at 6:00

Greenpeace today further exposes loopholes in Hong Kong vegetables monitoring system, including banned pesticide still being found in vegetables available in wet markets; Man Kam To Food Control Office have exaggerated the frequency of sampling...

Hong Kong SAR Government Numb and Indifferent in UN Alarm of Global Warming

Press release | 2007-04-06 at 6:00

(6th April, 2007) Greenpeace warns that Hong Kong should not be sidelined from international effort against global warming, as a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released today states that global warming is...

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; ‘Double Standard’...

Press release | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Over Half of Law makers Vow to Push Climate Policy

Press release | 2007-03-22 at 12:24

Despite the obvious negligence of climate policy by the two Chief Executive candidates, more than half of the legislators, with different political affiliation, vow their support to Greenpeace's "Vote for Climate" campaign. They pledge to push...

Global high tech industry contaminating waters in Southern China

Press release | 2007-02-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating how some biggest brands of electronics industry, and their suppliers, are contaminating rivers and underground water with a wide range of toxic chemicals, some of which are environmentally persistent.

Vote for Climate! We'll get the job done

Press release | 2007-02-04 at 16:32

“We’ll get the job done!”, announced today by “Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” who are in for the Chief Executive election. They criticized the lack of commitment of the two current CE candidates to combat climate change, which...

Chief Executive prattles climate change

Press release | 2007-02-02 at 7:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

Greenpeace demands for clear standards for residual pesticides

Press release | 2007-01-24 at 7:00

Greenpeace offered a bottle of toxic fruits to Mr. York Chow, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Bureau, today before the Legislative Council Motion debate for food safety. The group strongly condemns the SAR government’s incompetence and...

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