Feature Stories

The latest updates

 

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-24

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 . Yunnan drought sees 6.31 million people facing water shortages . (China News...

Fukushima disaster revives one mother's resolve to end nuclear energy

Blog entry by Tatsuko Ogawara | 2012-02-24

Image © Christian Åslund / Greenpeace This time last year Japan was rocked by a deadly earthquake, which also resulted in a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant . We bring you two stories of two mothers from Fukushima,...

Fukushima mother: "Aside from the sorrow in my heart, there is also indignation."

Blog entry by Kanako Nishikata | 2012-02-23

Image © Robert Knoth / Greenpeace This time last year Japan was rocked by a deadly earthquake, which also resulted in a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant . We bring you two stories of two mothers from Fukushima, Japan...

China drafts legal proposal to completely shut down GE rice

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-22

We're ecstatic to announce a new legal initiative in China that's set to keep GE away from the country's staple food. "This is actually a world-first initiative that deals with GE food legislation at state law level," said Fang...

Silence and contamination, legacies of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | 2012-02-20

Last year the Fukushima nuclear disaster forced 150,000 Japanese citizens to flee their homes. Now it's time to take a look at its legacy and take an opportunity to stand in solidarity with the people who continue to suffer the impacts...

Taiwan to pay Palau $65,000 in shark hunting fines

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | 2012-02-20

It was recently announced that the Taiwanese government will pay Palau USD$65,000 for a shark finning infraction and both the ship and the ship's captain are banned from Palau's waters for one year. It was an important win for ocean...

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-17

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 . Pictures: A rare look inside China's energy machine . (National Geographic) ...

These kumquats in Taiwan tested for over nine types of pesticides

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-15

Shoppers in Taiwan need to be beware that the juicy kumquats sitting on supermarket shelves may also contain a cocktail of potent chemicals . Greenpeace Taiwan have taken 58 pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables from supermarket...

Defender in court and of the oceans Yu Fen Kao found not guilty

Blog entry by Yu Fen Kao | 2012-02-13

It has been a whirlwind few months; I've met with industry officials, briefed academics, explained the oceans crisis to journalists and taken part in peaceful protests onboard the  Rainbow Warrior . Make no mistake: I am an activist,...

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' .

551 - 560 of 978 results.