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ADB: Guilty of Environmental Crimes

Feature story | May 4, 2006 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — A bowl of coal was presented by village leaders from three communities devastated by ADB-financed coal plants to the Bank President to denounce the ADB's continued funding of climate change through dirty coal power plants.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature story | April 27, 2006 at 12:39

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 14:18

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

Ladenge! Jeetenge! Jeete Hein! Jeetenge!

Feature story | April 18, 2006 at 3:30

Ladenge! Jeetenge! Jeete Hein! Jeetenge! We will fight! We will win! We have won! We will win! This is the slogan that rent the air at the dharna site at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi when the Bhopalis heard that the Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan...

Witnesses arrested, accused walks free!

Feature story | April 14, 2006 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Bearing witness to the mass murder of Olive Ridley turtles can cost you dearly in the strange world we inhabit. 12 Greenpeace activists were arrested in New Delhi this morning, for having brought evidence of turtle mortality...

Enough is enough.

Feature story | April 3, 2006 at 19:30

BHUBANESWAR, India — We’ve witnessed first hand the hundreds of meaningless deaths of turtles on the beaches of Orissa. Camped at the Turtle Witness Camp, volunteers who thought they would be witness to the wondrous arribada of the Olive Ridley...

Global snapshot

Feature story | March 30, 2006 at 11:38

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will lose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tell us.

HP rises to the toxic challenge: will WIPRO follow?

Feature story | March 9, 2006 at 4:30

HANNOVER, Germany — Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual...

Making Piracy History

Feature story | March 1, 2006 at 10:21

CAPETOWN, South Africa — Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi billion-dollar reality for many communities that can...

Our Supporter

Feature story | February 24, 2006 at 4:30

Growing strength on the East Coast

Feature story | February 17, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — From victory on the west coast of India, to fast progress on the east coast, this has been a busy week for our activists! The turtle is on the move again, with the Greenpeace Sugayatri (crowned by its giant turtle) out in full...

Victory: Toxic warship Clemenceau turned back to France!

Feature story | February 15, 2006 at 4:30

French President Chirac has announced a dramatic recall of the asbestos-laden warship Clemenceau -- it will be turning around and going back to France. Our actions, emails to Chirac and an embarrassing international scandal left France with...

Life and Death on the beaches of Orissa

Feature story | February 6, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — Our Turtle Witness Camp was launched on 27th January and in the first week alone, we’ve witnessed the circle of life in all its gore and glory. We’ve watched, awe-struck, as scores of mating turtles surface around the faithful MV...

We’ve done our bit. Now it’s your turn.

Feature story | February 6, 2006 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Even as the experts ponder technicalities, venerable judges sit behind closed doors and examine legalities, politicians take positions (or remain clueless), the toxic Clemenceau is being tugged without let or hindrance to the...

What does it take to get a Minister to act?

Feature story | January 19, 2006 at 4:30

DELHI, India — 10 Greenpeace activists. 10 barrels marked toxic. 3500 Indian citizens, from eight cities across the country. All urging the minister to do the right thing and send the Clemenceau back to France until it has been decontaminated.

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