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No justice for the Tokyo Two

Feature Story | 2010-09-06 at 8:00

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence. Despite the harsh punishment, the two anti-whaling...

Coal's Hidden Health Hazards

Feature Story | 2010-09-02 at 17:01

Did you know that mercury from coal combustion can travel more than 1,000km? That's the distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Learn more about coal's health impacts, as well as ten tips to reduce your exposure to air pollution.

Swimming in Poison: A hazardous chemical cocktail found in Yangtze River Fish

Feature Story | 2010-08-26 at 8:00

The Yangtze River flows through China's heartland, feeding 400 million people and providing drinking water to 186 cities. Yet this life-giving river is far from pristine. As a new Greenpeace report shows, its fish are tainted with hazardous...

Wastewater treatment plants: What's really going on?

Feature Story | 2010-08-13 at 8:00

Do wastewater treatment plants do their job? Greenpeace tested the waters at a reputable Shenzhen plant. The results were surprising.

Looking at Pictures in Southwestern China

Feature Story | 2010-08-12 at 8:00

John Novis writes from Dali, to which Greenpeace was invited for a photography exhibition.

Combat Climate Change, Save Mid-Autumn Festival

Feature Story | 2010-08-11 at 8:00

Greenpeace invites everyone in Hong Kong to participate in our second annual World Car Free Day. Together we can raise awareness about climate change and do our part to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouses gases poisoning our air.

Will notorious forest destroyer Sinar Mas come clean?

Feature Story | 2010-08-09 at 8:00

The short answer: not likely. In fact, not only will they not be likely to come ‘clean’, but Greenpeace International has released fresh evidence that Sinar Mas’s notorious forest destroying practices continue unabated and in direct violation...

Spoiled Summer

Feature Story | 2010-07-29 at 8:00

Arthur JD surveys the beach scene, finding oil, frustrated swimmers, unfair entrance fees, and dead fish.

A funeral and a celebration: grim clouds over Dalian

Feature Story | 2010-07-27 at 8:00

I arrived in Dalian on the day of the funeral for firefighter Zhang Liang, who drowned beneath the thick crude when his crew jumped into the ocean – without safety gear – to attempt, in vain, to fix an underwater pipe.

Oil Spill in China

Feature Story | 2010-07-20 at 8:00

On July 16, 2010, two pipelines exploded in Dalian, Liaoning province, spilling oil into the Bohai Gulf. This accident – occurring just a day after BP finally capped their Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico – should be a grave reminder of the...

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