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Tasty news from Apple!

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 13:58

We are cheering! Steve Jobs has decided to bring us closer to the greener apple that Mac users all over the world have been asking for.

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature story | April 24, 2007 at 3:30

BERLIN, Germany — Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting...

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...

Greenpeace shuts down New Zealand coal plant

Feature story | April 9, 2007 at 3:30

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — To be or not to be? Well, the answer for New Zealand's Marsden B coal plant is not to be. The struggle against Marsden B has seen a nine day occupation, high court challenges, protest marches, record numbers of public...

“Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy”

Feature story | April 9, 2007 at 3:30

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Greenpeace activists today picketed the high-profile’ IndoNuclear 2007’ conference In Jakarta, with banners proclaiming : “Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy” to protest against the false and dangerous solutions being...

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature story | April 5, 2007 at 14:02

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

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...

Whaling season officially over

Feature story | March 5, 2007 at 4:30

The whaling fleet has crossed the 60 degree latitude line, leaving the whaling grounds behind - at least for this season. Officials in Tokyo have finally acknowledged publicly that the deadly fire crippling the fleet's factory ship means an...

Greenpeace Activists Block Nuclear Submarine

Feature story | March 2, 2007 at 13:09

Several Greenpeace boats and the Arctic Sunrise have blocked the Trident nuclear submarine at its Scottish base in response to Tony Blair's determination to start building the next generation of nuclear weapons.

Whaling season over

Feature story | March 1, 2007 at 11:17

Today the whaling fleet crossed the 60 degree latitude, leaving the whaling grounds behind - at least for this season. Officials in Tokyo have finally acknowledged publicly that the deadly fire crippling the fleet's factory ship means an early...

Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | February 20, 2007 at 9:44

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the...

Green my Apple gossip

Feature story | February 15, 2007 at 4:30

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 9, 2007 at 14:12

You might blame the dog for eating your homework, or a traffic jam for being late to work. But if you ever find yourself facing a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for contaminating the world's number one food crop with an unapproved...

Cutting edge contamination

Feature story | February 9, 2007 at 14:10

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

Keep our rice GMO free!

Feature story | February 7, 2007 at 4:30

MANILA, Philippines — Greenpeace slapped the National Food Authority (NFA) with a Notice of Violation for allowing the importation and continued sale of genetically-modified rice which, by law, cannot be legally distributed and marketed for human...

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