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The "longline" of suffering and destruction

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 2013-12-05

Click to enlarge Infographic Tuna longline fisheries are one of the most scandalous fishing businesses on the planet, operating mostly out of sight and out of control. Longlining is the fishing method that catches the big valuable...

How do you both lower poverty levels and protect the environment?

Blog entry by Yang Jie | 2013-12-04

I'm Yang Jie, senior campaigner of Greenpeace East Asia's forest protection campaign, and earlier  I discussed on this blog the threat our world's greatest forests are facing from the palm oil industry. Today, I want to talk about...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2013-11-29

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China can turn its challenges into clear opportunities for greener growth .  (World Resources...

Is adidas really "all in" for toxic-free fashion?

Blog entry by Pierre Terras | 2013-11-27

Earlier this month, Greenpeace International released the Detox Catwalk  showing which brands were hot, and which brands were not, when it comes to toxic-free fashion. The Catwalk revealed how early Detox  pioneers, including Nike...

Making a run for it: Zhong Yu's journey from North to South

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-11-27

“I run to be healthy, but I never know whether I’m actually getting healthier by running or whether I’m just breathing in more harmful particles”, Zhong Yu. Last Saturday was the second ever Guangzhou Marathon. The theme of this...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2013-11-22

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China outstrips Europe in greenhouse gas emissions . (The Times) Drawing a red line on...

Positive palm oil, or the "anti-anti-palm oil"

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | 2013-11-21

Good palm oil is possible. Believe me. From the fruit and seeds of the oil palm tree, and straight into your soap, detergent, makeup, biscuits, and perhaps even your biofuel – palm oil is everywhere. It's cheaper to grow than many...

How do we translate China's policy shift on air pollution into progressive climate...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-11-19

Air pollution presents an opportunity to revisit China’s high emission growth path. During the Warsaw Climate Change Conference, delegates need to prepare ground for further action from China. Over the last year, air pollution has...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2013-11-15

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China to close schools, stop outdoor activities during heavy smog . (Reuters) China eyes...

The government of China, like Poland, has a different view of what the people they...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-11-14

Coming from Beijing to attend the Warsaw climate summit, I expected to have temporary relief for my lungs. As I departed from Beijing’s international airport, the city’s air quality index (AQI) shot up 15 times higher than the World...

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