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Trading in Chaos: the impact at home and abroad of illegal logging in DRC

Publication | 2015-05-29 at 15:58

The forests of the Congo Basin comprise the second-largest rainforest area in the world and play a key role in regulating the earth’s climate, as well as providing a home and livelihood to millions of people and rare and endangered wildlife. The...

Africa's fisheries' paradise at a crossroads

Publication | 2015-05-20 at 12:00

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing practices, systematic fishing vessel tonnage fraud and the exportation of a destructive fisheries model.

Coal-to-gas project investigation report

Publication | 2014-11-24 at 17:14

In an effort to deal with air pollution and make up for insufficient natural gas supplies in the east, China has been pushing a coal-to-gas program that has been fraught with debate because of the pollution and greenhouse gas emissions that...

Impact Report - Autumn 2014

Publication | 2014-10-20 at 10:00

Saving our climate is the greatest, most urgent challenge of our generation. In this issue of our Impact Report, you’ll read about Greenpeace actions around the world to solve this challenge: protecting the Arctic from oil drilling, reforming the...

The U.S. Experiences Report

Publication | 2014-08-11 at 18:44

Recently, the Chinese government is including coal-based synthetic natural gas (‘SNG”) in its policy agenda to mitigate smog problems in eastern Chinese cities. In 2013, China’s National Energy Administration suddenly accelerated the approval of...

Annual Report 2013

Publication | 2014-07-17 at 20:12

We'd like to share with you why 2013 was such an important year for us here at Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA). It marked a coming of age for us - we are now fully-functioning regional office using our hard-hitting IDEAL framework in all our...

"Cadmium rice": heavy metal pollution of China's rice crops

Publication | 2014-04-24 at 16:50

Greenpeace East Asia sampled soil and rice crops in villages close to a cluster of heavy metals smelters in Hunan Province, an area that ranks first in rice output and among the top five in nonferrous metals production. Testing and analysis of...

The end of China's coal boom

Publication | 2014-04-11 at 0:00 2 comments

China’s coal control measures, driven by severe air pollution across the country, could help the world avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new analysis.

Impact Report - Spring 2014

Publication | 2014-04-02 at 10:00

We want to take this special opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks to you for supporting Greenpeace. With your support, the Save the Arctic global environment movement is growing and inspiring millions of people across the world to unite in a...

A Little Story About a Fashionable Lie

Publication | 2014-02-18 at 0:00

A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children's clothing and footwear produced by eight luxury fashion brands.

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