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Peace Prize goes green

Feature story | October 8, 2004 at 3:30

NAIROBI, Kenya — Wangari Maathai has planted tens of millions of trees, opposed genetically modified organisms and titanium mining in her native Kenya, and won numerous awards for her environmental activism. She has also been beaten, harassed,...

Greenpeace Jaguars Caged

Feature story | August 31, 2004 at 3:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Our team of Greenpeace Jaguars, who have been protecting the ancient forests of Argentina from the expansion of Genetically Engineered soya, have been arrested while documenting the deforestation in northern Argentina...

Illegal log shipment blocked

Feature story | March 23, 2005 at 4:30

PORTO, Portugal — The cargo ship Skyman had nearly made its delivery of more than a quarter million US dollars worth of illegal Amazonian logs. Nearly. But as it sailed into Portugal, Greenpeace activists rappelled from a bridge at the port...

Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia’s remaining rainforests

Press release | February 5, 2013 at 18:04

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

Nun assassinated defending Amazon

Feature story | February 13, 2005 at 4:30

ANAPU, PARA STATE, Brazil — 74 year old American missionary Sister Dorothy Stang was assassinated on Saturday in the Amazon state of Para, Brazil. Sister Dorothy was travelling to a sustainable development project in Anapu with some colleagues...

How coal mining is trashing tigerland

Publication | August 1, 2012 at 16:35

This report makes the case that the biggest threat to the long term survival of the Royal Bengal Tiger in its largest contiguous landscape- Central India- has been overlooked by the Indian government and its administrative machinery. That threat...

Greenpeace says, "Good first step, but the devil is in the detail"

Press release | July 2, 2008 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace welcomed the direction that the National Action Plan on Climate Change articulated, while cautioning that true commitment to the vision would only become clear when the detailed mission plans are tabled in December...

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | January 2, 2008 at 19:09

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

Cargill's controversial soya port closed in the Amazon

Feature story | April 9, 2007 at 3:30

SANTARÉM, Brazil — In the heart of the Amazon rainforest a huge soya port owned by the giant US company Cargill has just been closed down by the Brazilian Environmental Agency (IBAMA). The orders to close the port came after a seven-year...

One for the record books

Feature story | March 16, 2007 at 14:10

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's...

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