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Toxic death ship blocked

Feature story | September 26, 2006 at 3:30

Our activists have blocked the toxic ship Probo Koala in the harbour of Paldiski, Estonia and branded it an 'EU Toxic Crime Scene.' The Probo Koala dumped toxic waste in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast, killing seven people and causing mass panic,...

Problem: Patient Mumbai in ICU; BMC Solution: Stick a Band Aid

Feature story | September 26, 2006 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Finally, although late by atleast ten years, the talk about climate change has trickled down to the street in Mumbai. Midday informs us that Altaf Lakadwala believes that Mallika Sherawat is spreading ‘global warming’ as Pyar Ke...

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | September 22, 2006 at 13:51

In what is becoming an annual event, fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by contributing towards climate change,...

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | September 19, 2006 at 3:30

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Contaminated Chinese rice found in Europe

Feature story | September 6, 2006 at 3:30

LONDON, United Kingdom — The genetic engineering industry sank to a new low when it was revealed recently that US company Bayer's field trials of genetically engineered (GE) rice had contaminated rice exports. Japan moved fast and banned the US...

Wrapping up the Mediterranean

Feature story | September 5, 2006 at 18:29

CARTAGENA, Spain — It's a bluefin tuna graveyard, white crosses float next to tuna ranch cages. We end our three month Mediterranean tour back where we started, in Spain, highlighting the desperate state of bluefin tuna stocks.

Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | August 25, 2006 at 3:30

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

Rainbow Warrior completes joint mission with MSF to transport humanitarian supplies...

Feature story | August 11, 2006 at 3:30

Over 75 tons of essential medical supplies have been safely transported to Lebanon via sea, following a joint operation between Greenpeace and Medecins Sans Frontieres, in which three voyages were made by the Rainbow Warrior between Larnaca in...

Rainbow Warrior delivers MSF aid to Beirut

Feature story | August 7, 2006 at 18:27

LARNACA, Cyprus — The Rainbow Warrior has returned to Larnaca, Cyprus, after its second trip to Beirut delivering a total of 60 tonnes of urgently needed humanitarian supplies on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A further hundred tonnes...

Rainbow Warrior to transport supplies for MSF’s humanitarian work in Lebanon

Feature story | August 2, 2006 at 3:30

Greenpeace has offered to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) the use of the Rainbow Warrior for transporting much-needed supplies to Lebanon. The vessel was already in the Mediterranean and has now docked in Larnaca, Cyprus for loading medical supplies.

Good for the oceans, good for you.

Feature story | July 23, 2006 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — In our line of work, we find livelihood and ecology inextricably linked, quite frequently at cross-purposes with each other. But sometimes, the two issues intersect more directly, with the loss of ecological treasures resulting...

Wipro applies thought. Earth heaves a sigh of relief.

Feature story | July 18, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE , India — After nine months of intensive campaigning by Greenpeace activists, two high-profile demonstrations at Wipro’s doorstep, hundreds of calls by our volunteers and supporters to their board number, thousands of forwarded eCards...

The Esperanza has arrived!

Feature story | July 17, 2006 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — A blue-white smudge on the horizon is enough to cause tremendous excitement amongst everyone on board the little fishing boat bobbing up and down in the waters off the coast of Chennai. As it draws closer, revealing the brightly...

High time for Hi-Tech to clean up.

Feature story | July 11, 2006 at 3:30

It’s a strange anomaly. A company that claims to be ‘future-active’, an innovator and a market leader, seems to have contracted temporary amnesia when it comes to doing their bit for the environment. How else would you explain the fact that Wipro...

Disaster looms for whales

Feature story | June 19, 2006 at 17:18

FRIGATE BAY, Saint Kitts and Nevis — The international body charged by the UN with protecting the whales is about to be taken over by the world's most consistently and aggressively pro-whaling government. How could this happen? In an...

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