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Roof of the world melting away?

Feature Story | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

When you live off the land any change in climate can have profound effects. This Tibetan woman used to have a healthy herd of animals to support her family. Now due to the lack of rain and spreading deserts on the Tibetan plateau her income has...

Rainbow Warrior brings Asia a win-win scenario

Feature Story | 2005-10-09 at 8:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbour today. It was led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which is also a symbol of Hong Kong. Its entrance kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean...

Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Feature Story | 2005-10-03 at 8:00

Greenpeace found toxic heavy metals, namely mercury and arsenic, in the fly ash produced by China Light and Power (CLP). Both mercury and arsenic have not been completely captured by the existing pollution control devices, a prolonged exposure to...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Feature Story | 2005-09-29 at 21:00

Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns passing a black ball between them, ahead of a special Legislative Council (Legco) Environmental Affairs Panel, to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two...

Celebrities advocate more rapid wind energy development

Feature Story | 2005-09-19 at 8:00

Hong Kong’s first-ever wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma Island. While we welcome this move, celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man”, together with a group of young people, set up a...

Greenpeace University

Feature Story | 2005-09-16 at 8:00

The climbers secure climbing gear to a massive banner as the inflatable dinghy driver guns the engine and heads out into Chesapeake Bay. The front line activists buy time by going limp as the "police" move in and a spokesperson delivers her...

Doubled Food Brands Go GE-Free

Feature Story | 2005-09-15 at 8:00

While consumers in Mainland China enjoy the rights of being informed over GE foods as the government is practicing mandatory labeling, Hong Kong people have no idea on what is contained in the food that we consume everyday.

Katrina - A Greenpeace Perspective

Feature Story | 2005-09-09 at 8:00

Greenpeace extends its sympathies to the people of New Orleans, southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who have lost so much in the wake of Katrina.

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Feature Story | 2005-08-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released a report of its scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as well as...

Illegal GE rice contaminated leading retailer in China

Feature Story | 2005-08-03 at 20:41

Greenpeace discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in Carrefour’s store in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in China. Carrefour is the largest foreign-owned supermarket chain store in China and the second largest retailer in the...

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