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Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Feature Story | 2006-05-09 at 12:27

What business does a chemical company have between your bedroom sheets? Should chemical companies be meddling with the protection of your health? Of course they should have no business in your sex life or personal health, but unfortunately the...

Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 19:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 8:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 13:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature Story | 2006-04-13 at 12:23

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

The Numbers Game

Feature Story | 2006-03-30 at 12:20

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Global snapshot

Feature Story | 2006-03-22 at 10:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tells us.

Countdown to Clean Air - Act Now!

Feature Story | 2006-03-17 at 10:00

The Hong Kong government is currently conducting the second phase consultation for the “Future development of Hong Kong’s electricity market”, which serves as an essential step towards change. The 15-year long agreement could either give us...

Remote PNG landowners welcome sawmill

Feature Story | 2006-03-15 at 10:00

The people of the remote Lake Murray area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have celebrated the arrival of their first 'walkabout' or portable sawmill. The sawmill is a significant step forward in their quest to say no to destructive and illegal...

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature Story | 2006-03-14 at 11:54

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

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