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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' .

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...

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