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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.

Greenpeace launches a new Rainbow Warrior

Press release | 2011-10-15 at 0:30

Amsterdam – Berne-Motzen, 14th October 2011 -- At a ceremony in Berne-Motzen, Germany, Greenpeace today launched the third version of its protest vessel the Rainbow Warrior. Purpose built as a campaigning vessel, the Rainbow Warrior carries...

Barbie Drops Rainforest Packaging

Press release | 2011-10-12 at 20:05

International - Toy giant Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will stop buying paper and packaging linked to rainforest destruction following a global campaign by Greenpeace. As part of its new commitments, Mattel is...

H&M's "Detox" commitment set to be this season's hottest fashion trend

Press release | 2011-09-20 at 16:17

Beijing/Stockholm – Fast fashion retail giant H&M committed yesterday to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from all production processes associated with the manufacture of its products by 2020 at the latest, following pressure from Greenpeace.

Greenpeace testing finds illegal pesticide levels in Tesco's China produce

Press release | 2011-09-08 at 18:46

Greenpeace has called on UK supermarket giant Tesco to sell safe food in China after testing revealed illegal levels of pesticides in agricultural products sold at Tesco's China stores. Greenpeace-commissioned testing of fruit, vegetables and...

Greenpeace says China's Li Ning detox offer not over finish line yet

Press release | 2011-08-25 at 13:05

Beijing – Greenpeace said today an offer by Li Ning, one of China's leading sports clothing companies, to reduce its use of toxic chemicals is insufficient following commitments by some of the world's leading clothing brands to detox their...

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