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Fukushima must be a lesson to Korea's nuclear industry – Greenpeace report

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 13:48

Busan, Korea, 26 April 2012 -- While Japan is still investigating the Fukushima accident and has halted all but one of its 54 nuclear reactors out of safety concerns, Korea is further extending its nuclear fleet, Greenpeace said today.

Greenpeace activists occupy HK Apple store with 'dark cloud'

Press release | 2012-04-25 at 17:00

25 April 2012 – Today 10 Greenpeace activists visited the Apple flagship store in Central with 4 gigantic “black clouds’ with the text ‘iClean?’ as part of the global campaign to get the company to power its massive data centers with renewable...

Lipton tea bags laced with toxic pesticides

Press release | 2012-04-24 at 12:12

April 24, 2012, Beijing – A Greenpeace investigation has found that Lipton, the world’s best-selling tea brand, sold tea bags to Chinese consumers that violated Chinese laws and failed EU safety standards.

Korean Government deports another Greenpeace campaigner

Press release | 2012-04-20 at 18:02

20th April 2012. On the day after Greenpeace released a renewable energy scenario for Korea that would see nuclear energy phased out by 2030 (1), the South Korean Government has deported yet another key staff member from the country.

Greenpeace report gives choice to Korea: choose renewables - or get left behind

Press release | 2012-04-19 at 14:30

Seoul - 19 April 2012 -- South Korea's energy supply could switch to nearly 60% renewable by 2050, phasing out nuclear power by 2030, creating jobs, reducing the cost of energy and generating massive savings in electricity supply, according to a...

Banned pesticides found in teas produced by popular Chinese tea brands

Press release | 2012-04-11 at 13:00

A Greenpeace investigation has found pesticides banned for use on tea in the products marketed by some of China's top tea companies. Some of the firms, which include China Tea, Tenfu Tea and China Tea King, export tea products to Japan, the US...

Greenpeace staff blocked from entering South Korea as Government cracks down on...

Press release | 2012-04-02 at 16:51

Seoul, South Korea, 2 April, 2012: Three Greenpeace senior staff members accompanying the organisation’s International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo were today denied entry and deported from South Korea, highlighting the Government’s growing...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza urges action to save Pacific tuna

Press release | 2012-03-24 at 1:00

Kaohsiung, 23 March 2012 – The Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in Kaohsiung to kick start a two-week-tour calling for marine conservation measures. Having sailed all over the world to expose illegal fishing activities, document and survey our...

Taiwan says: No more hot air on tuna conservation

Press release | 2012-03-09 at 12:00

Taipei, March 3, 2012 – Greenpeace flew its famous hot air balloon over Taipei for the first time to urge the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency and other Asian fishing powers to protect the Pacific and its valuable tuna populations in the upcoming...

It's time: China must kick-start its green transition in 2012

Press release | 2012-03-01 at 15:30

Greenpeace has urged China's lawmakers and political advisers to place the issue of coal high on the agendas for the upcoming NPC and CPPCC annual plenary sessions. The environmental group says China must make up for lost time and act quickly and...

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