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No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

Feature story | January 11, 2009 at 11:00

New research from Austria shows that a commercial strain of Monsanto-made GE corn causes mice to have fewer and weaker babies. What is this doing to human fertility?

Six Greenpeace activists in UK released in landmark verdict

Feature story | September 9, 2008 at 10:00

KENT, United Kingdom — On 9th October 2007 a bunch of Greenpeace activists shutdown a coal fired power plant in Kingsnorth, Kent, UK. They were arrested and charged with criminal damage. Nearly one year later and they have been acquitted in a...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 10:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Fuel efficiency law need of the hour, says Greenpeace

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a nationwide "Let's Drive Change" consumer campaign to support the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in creating strong mandatory fuel efficiency norms for the car industry in India. To highlight the climate...

Bhopal Disaster

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 10:00

Let's Drive Change

Feature story | June 30, 2008 at 10:00

Electronics companies have poor policy to combat climate change: Greenpeace's latest...

Feature story | June 24, 2008 at 10:00

BANGALORE, India — Out of the 22 electronics companies, only Sony-Ericsson and Sony score above 5/10 in the latest version of the Greenpeace Ranking Guide to Greener Electronics, while the overall score on global scale has plummeted as Greenpeace...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | June 15, 2008 at 16:52

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

Turtle mortality – Greenpeace sets target for government

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 17:08

BHUBANESHWAR , India — With turtle mortalities due to illegal fishing spiralling out of control, Greenpeace today presented the Orissa government with a clear ‘upper limit’ target for turtle mortality along the coast from Paradip to Chilika.

Cricket, Cinema and Climate Change

Feature story | February 6, 2008 at 11:00

Everyone knows that Cricket and Cinema are possibly the two greatest uniting factors in India. When we heard that a cricket match was going to be played by movie stars in Chennai, we knew that it was the perfect place to talk about climate change.

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Feature story | February 4, 2008 at 19:43

The Guide to Greener Electronics ranks major Indian and global manufacturers of mobile phones, game consoles, TVs and PCs on their green performance. This Guide rates company on their policies and practice on eliminating harmful chemicals and on...

Whaling fleet prevented from killing whales

Feature story | January 20, 2008 at 23:18

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary last week. After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles the factory ship Nisshin Maru was...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature story | January 20, 2008 at 23:16

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to prevent whaling as we shadow the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru. Our crew today sent a message, direct from the Southern Ocean, linking the scandal of whaling to a host of other scandals...

Whaling fleet prevented from killing whales

Feature story | January 16, 2008 at 23:44

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary last week. After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles the factory ship Nisshin Maru was...

2007 review

Feature story | January 7, 2008 at 21:59

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

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