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Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-10

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Most of them we also shared throughout the week on Facebook and Twitter . UN awards Greenpeace Amazon campaign director Paulo Adario, 'Forest Hero' .

Hangover cure for the textiles industry: a step-by-step detox plan

Blog entry by Martin Hojsik | 2012-02-10

2011 saw six of the world's biggest clothing brands commit to the elimination of hazardous chemicals and begin to Detox  - all thanks to the power of the people. Pressure is now mounting on those who have yet to commit; they must stop...

Remembering the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-09

It's hard to believe that it's almost been one year since an earthquake rocked Japan and caused the Fukushima nuclear crisis. A crisis that is, by no means, resolved. Readers in Hong Kong can get themselves to the Fringe Club where,...

Live images from the Greenpeace ship webcams, updated every 30 seconds

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-08

Greenpeace's new Rainbow Warrior flagship sails under Verrazano-Narrows Bridge enroute to Baltimore after the first stop on its inaugural American Tour. The Greenpeace fleet of ships is a unique asset in the battle to save planet...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-03

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Most of them we also shared throughout the week on Facebook and Twitter . Beautiful bicycles that are made of bamboo . Learn how to make your own. (The...

Before there can be clear water there must be clear data

Blog entry by Ma Tianjie | 2012-02-02

Image (cc) willc2 and Greenpeace How can transparency and better information disclosure help solve the heavy metal pollution problem China is facing today? The cadmium pollution incident in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region...

We rank China's supermarkets: where you should shop and where you should not

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-01

Download our Supermarket Ranking 2011 infographic . According to our recent studies , most produce found at five supermarkets in China contain residues of one or more pesticides , and in some cases, these pesticides are either...

Our campaigner on CCTV talking about Guangxi water contamination from cadmium

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-31 2 comments

Our toxics campaigner Ma Tianjie recently appeared on China's CCTV news program "China 24" to discuss the recent toxic metal contamination of water supply in Guanxi Autonomous Region. The responsible mining company, Jin Cheng Jiang...

Energy future? The answer is blowin' in the wind

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-27

After five years of rapid development, the global wind power sector began to slow its growth for the first time in 2010, under the influence of the world's slow economic recovery and unclear U.S. policy. The growth rate fell to 3.1%,...

"Porsche of the Sea" in trouble: Taiwan must save the world's tuna

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-25 1 comment

It was a passion to protect our oceans and the fish that sustain many millions of people that impelled us to open an office in Taipei 2010. Taiwan sits at the edge of the Pacific Ocean where the bulk of the world's fish stocks live.

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