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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...

Greenpeace finds banned pesticides

Press release | 2012-01-10 at 20:16

How safe is your produce? That produce you buy at the big, shiny retailer stores? Greenpeace finds that there's a chance your produce contains pesticides, the real dangerous ones. But that's where our supermarket guide comes in handy.

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Press release | 2011-12-09 at 2:30

Palau - Palauan fisheries officials have boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activities during a joint patrol with Greenpeace of the Pacific Island nation's exclusive economic zone. The Greenpeace ship...

Hainan's rainforests, rare gibbons disappearing fast

Press release | 2011-11-22 at 19:28

Beijing – According to a Greenpeace study released today, Hainan province's rainforests in central mountain region have been disappearing at a rate of about 200,000 square meters every day for the past ten years because of illegal logging and...

Major brands set to execute promises to detoxify their clothes

Press release | 2011-11-22 at 13:39

Beijing – Greenpeace yesterday lauded a plan published by international clothing companies Adidas, H&M, Nike and Puma that sets out to realistically execute promises made earlier in the year for the elimination of all releases of hazardous...

Tesco produce in China unsafe for three years now

Press release | 2011-11-14 at 20:00

Beijing – After three years of independent testing, produce sold at Tesco supermarkets in China continues to show levels of pesticides far above the legal limit, according to new results released by Greenpeace.

Indonesian Rainforest Destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper Loses More Contracts

Press release | 2011-11-07 at 20:13

Jakarta – Greenpeace has called on Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to commit to ending its destruction of the country's rainforests, in response to news that yet more companies around the world are cutting ties with the paper giant.

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