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Monsanto Reaps As It Sows. And So Shall The GEAC.

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Barely four months ago, Greenpeace astounded a press conference by revealing that farmers in the Narsampet mandal of Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, had been cheated by agro-chemical giant Monsanto to the tune of over Rupees...

Claptrap substantiated

Feature story | June 21, 2005 at 11:02

TASMAN SEA, New Zealand — Last week Amaltal Fishing Company director Andrew Talley called Greenpeace assertions "unsubstantiated claptrap". But dramatic photos and footage taken by the Rainbow Warrior crew prove him and others supporting bottom...

A whale will be hunted every four hours. Help stop the killing now!

Feature story | June 15, 2005 at 3:30

YOU could be in Korea on the 19th of June, shaking a fist at the International Whaling Commission, telling them you want Whales – Alive! Literally thousands of people have already joined Greenpeace in preparation for an international protest in...

Camping outside Carbide

Feature story | June 14, 2005 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — It’s been 5 days since we set up a ‘Clean up Workers’ Safety Center’ at the gates of the Dow-Carbide factory in Bhopal. The Madhya Pradesh authorities were allowing unprotected workers to handle toxic wastes and inhale dangerous...

Fish and chips on the high seas

Feature story | June 9, 2005 at 18:08

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Activists in New Zealand have taken action against a vessel using the most destructive fishing method in the world, bottom trawling. Dodging whole potatoes fired from compressed air guns, and high pressure fire hoses, the...

Whale embassy: showdown and turnaround

Feature story | June 8, 2005 at 3:30

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Yesterday our Whale Embassy Activists, on the ground in Korea, received a visit from angry representatives of the Jangsaengpo Development Association in the city of Ulsan. Our campaigner Jim Wickens tells the story of...

From the tree-top….

Feature story | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — A bamboo, plywood and jute platform on the tree opposite the India Coffee House formed the space for registering our message and presence among the din of voices surrounding the commemoration of the World Environment Day.

Is this a 'safe containment exercise'?

Feature story | June 1, 2005 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — When the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) said it was going to undertake a three-phase exercise for cleaning up the toxic stockpiles at the abandoned Union Carbide factory site in Bhopal, the only part of the...

Whale embassy: showdown and turnaround

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 14:41

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Yesterday our Whale Embassy Activists, on the ground in Korea, received a visit from angry representatives of the Jangsaengpo Development Association in the city of Ulsan. Our campaigner Jim Wickens tells the story of...

Testing Bayer

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 14:39

ANTWERP, Belgium — Bisphenol-A. Doesn't sound very interesting does it? In fact it's a widely used chemical in mobile phones, baby bottles and CD's. Unfortunately it's also a widespread toxic pollutant, even being found in people's blood. We are...

Toxic ship should be “mercilessly driven out” of India

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — It’s official now. The Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on hazardous wastes (SCMC) has stated unequivocally that the fugitive ship now known as the ‘Riky’ (earlier aliases include the Kong Frederik IX and ‘Frederik’) must be...

Going! Going! Your Last Chance to Protect Your Food.

Feature story | May 24, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — This is a defining moment in Indian agriculture. And by putting your weight behind a crucial petition, you have a chance to make an impact on the government’s new Biotech Strategy even as it is being framed hand-in-glove with...

“Zahar Pilaana Band Karo! Paani Ka Prabandh Karo!”

Feature story | May 24, 2005 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — What would you do if, for as long as you could remember, a glass of water meant a contaminated, poisonous liquid – rank in smell and vile in taste? What if your entire family, infant and infirm alike, were forced to live off this...

Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Feature story | May 24, 2005 at 3:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — What happens to your mobile or computer when you throw it away? Did you know it could end up dumped in Asia and scrapped by hand in appalling conditions? This shouldn't be happening, so we are pressuring one of the biggest...

Companies answer pleas to curb global warming

Feature story | May 17, 2005 at 15:44

WASHINGTON, D.C., United States — When Sydney declared that the 2000 Olympics would be the "Green games" we pointed out that the refrigerants Coca-Cola used to chill their beverage were also warming our planet.

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