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Greenpeace: Korea should avoid nuclear nightmare

Press release | 2011-06-07 at 14:00

Incheon — Greenpeace today said Korea can avoid facing the nuclear nightmare that hit neighboring Japan if the country starts revolutionizing its energy resources towards clean renewable energy.

Excessive ‘Gender-Bending’ Chemicals Found in Plastic ‘Toxic Toys’

Press release | 2011-05-18 at 15:01

Beijing - Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic softeners widely...

Greenpeace Calls for CLP Shareholders to Reject “High Risk, No Gain” Nuclear

Press release | 2011-05-12 at 14:46

Greenpeace set up a ‘gambling table’ with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Light and Power shareholders meeting today at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The group condemns the electricity company’s reckless...

Over 460 citizens joined Greenpeace rally to demand the government drop nuclear...

Press release | 2011-04-25 at 8:00

Around 460 citizens joined a Greenpeace rally today to demand that the Hong Kong SAR government immediately stop their plan to expand nuclear by 2020.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior to conduct radiation monitoring of sea life in Japan

Press release | 2011-04-21 at 8:00

Greenpeace today announced that its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has departed Taiwan for Japan to conduct contamination tests on seawater and marine life in the area surrounding the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Children and Infants in China at Risk of Eating Food Contaminated by Illegal GE Rice

Press release | 2011-04-20 at 13:10

Greenpeace testing has found illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in baby formulas and dried noodles, as well as rice purchased from restaurants near schools in Hubei province. Illegal GE rice was present in samples collected from Beijing,...

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai Exposed to Toxic Coal Ash via Sandstorms

Press release | 2011-04-13 at 8:00

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...

Hong Kong holds Candlelight Vigil for Victims in Japan

Press release | 2011-03-21 at 10:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square tonight to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan. ...

Greenpeace Welcomes China’s Decision to Suspend Approval for Nuclear Power Plants

Press release | 2011-03-17 at 18:57

After an executive meeting yesterday on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor crisis following Japan’s 9.0-magnitute earthquake and massive tsunami, China’s State Council has announced that it will readjust and amend China’s mid- and long-term...

Greenpeace Responds to Japan Nuclear Radiation Release

Press release | 2011-03-12 at 10:00

Releasing any amount of radiation into the atmosphere risks the health of people in the surrounding area. The fact that the Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking, or has been forced to deliberately release, contaminated gases from the reactor...

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