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Where to find good information on the nuclear crisis in Fukushima

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 17, 2011

Today was, unfortunately, another day of uncertainty, confusion, danger and struggle in Japan. Here are some links to help you get a picture of what's happening. IMPORTANT: If you are in Japan , the Japan Times has a good ...

Daily News: On Nuclear Debate

Blog entry by Angela S | March 16, 2011

Top News: Our thoughts remain with people of Japan today as the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant reached another critical phase. Radiation is feared to have leaked after apparent hydrogen blasts at two more reactors. The...

Nuclear crisis in Japan worsens and effects depend on wind

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 16, 2011

Record high levels of radiation have now been found near the Fukushima 1, nuclear facility following explosions at reactors 1, 2, 3 and 4. Radiation 9 times the background levels have been found near Tokyo. A critical factor now...

Good news for the fishes?

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | March 11, 2011

In what should be good news for India’s neglected seas, Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Environment & Forest, has promised to address   the bias towards terrestrial biodiversity conservation in India, by getting his ministry to pay more...

The milk of Chernobyl

Blog entry by Aslihan Tumer | March 11, 2011

As a child, I really did not like the milk no matter how much my mother tried to put sugar or chocolate in it. I still don’t  like it much. This was a little issue when I grew up between my mother and me. Today I am a Greenpeace...

VICTORY! You pushed Princes to start protecting our oceans

Feature story | March 9, 2011 at 20:09

It is with enormous pleasure that we can reveal a groundbreaking victory for our oceans campaign: Princes, a leading tinned tuna brand, finally got your message that canning ocean destruction is unacceptable. Thanks to your efforts - the company...

Draft moratorium on forest destruction falls short

Blog entry by Jess Miller | March 1, 2011

Days before the President of Indonesia is set to announce a moratorium on forest destruction, we’ve got a copy of the draft moratorium, crunched the numbers and the news is not good. The data shows this proposed moratorium does...

Art for a living soil

Blog entry by Usha Saxena | February 24, 2011

The sweet fragrance of the soil after the rains, the lively brown-ness of recently ploughed fields, the pleasant crunch of grit as you bite into sweet carrots and mooli , the glistening sweat on the farmer's brow, the feel of wet soil...

Thousands call for clean energy in Thailand

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 17:14

Our region, Southeast Asia, is home to strong grassroots environmental movements especially those opposing the spread of harmful coal and nuclear energy.

34,000 say ‘forests are a No Go’. Minister Pranab Mukherjee says let's meet

Blog entry by Preethi Herman | February 22, 2011

As the train sped through the forest in Vidharbha, Maharashtra, I looked out of the window barely able to take my eyes away from the rich green that engulfed me. At that moment, I just had one thought in my mind- in a short while, if...

हरित खाद को बढ़ावा देने से सुधरेगी माटी की सेहत

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद. Photo: © Greenpeace/Yogesh Kumar | February 16, 2011

निर्देशिका   अनुषा   रिजवी   के साथ कुछ पल जानी मानी फिल्‍म निर्देशिका अनुषा रिजवी ने पीपली लाइव बनाने के दौरान एक लम्‍बा समय खेत खलिहानों में बिताया। इस बीच उन्‍हें किसानों के सुख-दुख को बहुत करीब से देखने और उनकी...

Reviving the soil

Blog entry by Rahul Kumar. Picture: © Greenpeace / Yogesh Kumar | February 15, 2011

“It is a crime that is staring us in the face.” Anusha Rizvi, director of the film Peepli Live. Rizvi said these words at the launch of the Greenpeace report, Of Soils, Subsidies and Survival, in Delhi on February 3, 2011,...

Victory in Indonesia!

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | February 9, 2011

It’s a landmark day in the battle to stop the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests, and to save its orangutans, tigers and other biodiversity. Today at a press conference in Jakarta, Golden Agri Resources (GAR), the palm oil arm...

A celebration of soils

Blog entry by Gopi Krishna | February 7, 2011

Indiscriminate use of chemi cal fertilizers over several decades has been sucking life out of Indian soils, and thereby putting the country’s food security at stake. But the government has continued to mindlessly promote chemical...

Facebook, let’s commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day, April 22, 2011

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 3, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

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