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Whaling fleet prevented from killing whales

Feature story | January 17, 2008 at 17:14

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary last week. After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles the factory ship Nisshin Maru was...

2007 review

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 15:29

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

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.

Wind Turbines and Warning Shots

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 9:37

Governments meet in Bali this week to agree an action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to stop climate change from inflicting severe impacts. The Rainbow Warrior is in Indonesia to add urgency to our call for climate action. Our activists...

Hiding behind the poor

Feature story | November 12, 2007 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — There is now little doubt that climate change will hit the poor hardest, particularly in Africa and Asia. Being unable to afford any better, poor people are forced to settle in areas that are highly vulnerable to the affects of...

Rainbow Warrior Captain goes ashore

Feature story | October 17, 2007 at 3:30

KOLKATA, India — Sinking my hands into the Sundarbans, planting mangroves, I give thanks for the feeling of muddy earth between my fingers. The zodiacs landed us on the beach at first light to join a team planting 8000 mangrove saplings at low...

The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Kolkotta today.

Feature story | October 12, 2007 at 21:19

KOLKATA, India — At the same time news arrived that Al Gore and the IPCC were awarded the Noble Prize for Peace because of their work to raise awareness about climate change.

Day three of coal plant protest

Feature story | October 4, 2007 at 3:30

BOXBERG, Germany — Since Monday, activists have taken action against the construction site for the Boxberg new coal-fired power plant in eastern Germany. Their demand is simple; the owner company, Vattenfall, must stop building dirty coal plants...

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 17:48

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 3:30

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

Despatches from the frontline in the fight against fossil fools.

Feature story | September 17, 2007 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — The UN's latest IPCC report states that energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in India can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 30% by 2030. In other words, a smart use of energy can halve India’s energy consumption.

E-waste: Industry, NGOs and researchers agree on need for action, will government pay...

Feature story | August 24, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Though they might have deferred on the strategies and methods, all participants at Greenpeace’s seminar on Extended Producer Responsibility in an Indian Context were agreed that quick and effective measures were need to check...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | July 30, 2007 at 12:10

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 13:10

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan — A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Pirate ship in chains

Feature story | July 3, 2007 at 11:39

EEMSHAVEN, Netherlands — The notorious Russian pirate fish cargo ship, the Mumrinskiy, has been chained to the docks in the Dutch port of Eemshaven by activists to stop it from engaging in illegal activities with pirate fisheries and facilitating...

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