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China sells illegal GE rice seeds

Feature Story | 2010-04-15 at 8:00

Greenpeace China has discovered that genetically-engineered (GE) rice seeds are being sold illegally in Hunan and Hubei, China’s largest rice producers. As it is rice planting season now this has massive implications for the safety of Chinese...

People in China’s drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-11 at 8:00

Cracked earth, withered crops, a parched people. The drought that is choking southern China is the nation’s worst in at least 80 years. Greenpeace China has sent activists to help and renowned photographer Lu Guang to record the disaster.

Solar power can ease China's drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-08 at 8:00

Half a dozen Greenpeace workers are in Yunnan. You can spot us by the bright orange jackets. What are we doing there?

China Environment Ministry lacks bite after 2 years

Feature Story | 2010-03-29 at 16:02

It's amazing to think that just two years ago China didn't even have an environmental body at ministerial level. Here’s what Greenpeace thinks of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), which marked its second birthday over the weekend.

China okays GE rice, doesn’t tell public

Feature Story | 2010-03-26 at 10:00

Greenpeace is still reeling from a shocking fax it was sent yesterday. China has been keeping secret that more than a year ago it essentially approved genetically-engineered rice and corn.

A Henan Love Story

Feature Story | 2010-03-22 at 10:00

To mark World Water Day today, award-winning photographer Lu Guang has this love story with a tragic ending.

Give the rainforest a break Nestlé!

Feature Story | 2010-03-18 at 13:03

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – 'Have a break?'

Greenpeace urges China's parliament to make tough new green laws

Feature Story | 2010-03-05 at 10:00

It's a big day in politics for China today as the annual NPC session kicks off in Beijing. Greenpeace has some suggestions for what the legislative body should be doing.

Whaling on Trial

Feature Story | 2010-02-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, will go on trial in Japan on Feb 15 in an unprecedented court case. Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the “Tokyo Two”,were charged only for theft and trespass. But over the past two...

China blacklists polluting factories

Feature Story | 2010-02-04 at 10:00

Rivers running thick with pollution, cancer villages downstream of industrial parks, poisoned crops and sickened babies. The reality of water pollution in China is one of the country’s biggest tragedies. And the true extent of this pollution is...

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