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China Light and Power’s debt to Asia's environment and peoples

Feature Story | 2005-04-20 at 8:00

Latest update: On 21 April, Greenpeace disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant in Rayong Province of Thailand and demanded that the project be stopped immediately. Activists from Thailand, Philippines and...

Scandal: Greenpeace exposes illegal GE rice in China

Feature Story | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

In a startling development that may have repurcussions on exports of China's biggest crop, Greenpeace has uncovered genetically engineered (GE) rice, unapproved for human consumption, that appears to have been planted and sold illegally in China...

Act Now! Protect Yunnan's Forest

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Environment-conscious university students staged a 'Day of Action' in 6 cities across China to pressurise wood and paper multinational, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), to halt their destructive logging practices in Yunnan Province. The students are...

Greenpeace exposes Hong Kong's role as a free port for China's electronic waste trade

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace today presented new evidence that sites in Hong Kong's northern New Territories were being used as 'staging points' for the illegal cross-border trade in hazardous electronic waste (e-waste). China enacted a law last year prohibiting...

Vote for Clean Air

Feature Story | 2005-02-18 at 10:00

The existing Air Quality Objectives (AQO) in Hong Kong act as a 'smokescreen' to hide the urgency of action needed to solve the critical air pollution situation. Implemented in 1987 and no review has been undertaken for nearly 20 years, the AQO...

The 'Solar Generation' welcome the dawn of a new era for climate protection

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world on February 16th, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol – the global agreement that lays the ground for the...

Kyoto Protocol becomes law

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists, supporters, and volunteers around the world celebrate the coming into force of the Kyoto Protocol today. After more than ten years of protracted - sometimes exhausting, often frustrating - negotiations, thirty five...

APP Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Feature Story | 2005-01-21 at 10:00

Today, the forestry industry in Indonesia is out of control in regards to corruption and illegality. Up to 90% of all industrial wood extraction is illegal.

Tsunami and the environment

Feature Story | 2005-01-10 at 10:00

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature Story | 2005-01-03 at 10:00

Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

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