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Activists attacked in Philippine global warming protest

Feature story | November 15, 2005 at 11:46

ZAMBALES, Philippines — One of our activists participating in a peaceful protest against a coal power plant outside Manila has been horrendously beaten by local plant security, who drew weapons and fired warning shots at people armed with nothing...

The toxic twins are moving!

Feature story | November 15, 2005 at 11:39

BRUSSELS, Belgium — A removal team has arrived at the European Commission to move two senior commissioners into new jobs with their best friends in dirty industry. Given the determined efforts of EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso and...

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | November 14, 2005 at 11:52

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Greenfreeze: Positively Cool

Feature story | November 4, 2005 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — A fortnight ago, we unveiled a 30' by 11' mural in Bangalore that labeled the CEOs of LG, Samsung, Electrolux, Whirlpool and BPL as 'Climate Criminals'. The mural showed them saying 'Everyone is talking about the climate: we...

Maradona, movie stars and flying jaguars triumph in Argentina

Feature story | October 31, 2005 at 14:14

It took the intervention of some home-grown celebrities to finally tip the balance in favour of protecting the forests of northern Argentina after a long fight by Greenpeace and the indigenous Wichi people.

Will the real climate criminals please stand up?

Feature story | October 15, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Activists and artists: an unusual combination. Or maybe not, when you consider the power of the arts to influence change. And when campaigners of Greenpeace India and artists gathered to unveil a 11' by 30' mural at the...

Sir, Isn't Your solution the Problem?

Feature story | October 15, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Ask the leaders of world, if you have all the 'solutions' then why would more people in the world go hungry today than 20 years ago?

Art for the Planet

Feature story | October 13, 2005 at 14:47

BANGALORE, India — Melting glaciers, floods, droughts, heat waves, extreme weather patterns, sea-level rise, pestilence, disease due to Global Warming, form the theme of the interactive art installation that's being coordinated at the Chitrakala...


Feature story | September 30, 2005 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — One year ago, the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal launched Project Chirag in collaboration with and for the benefit of youngsters orphaned by the deadly gas leak of 1984. These youngsters, who had come together to...


Feature story | September 18, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Pied piper Monsanto is using every trick and tune to beguile poor farmers with its Bt serenade. First it decided to play God and tinker irresponsibly with genes. Now this smooth operator is working to ensure that it’s mutated...

Jaguars roar into action

Feature story | September 5, 2005 at 15:45

SALTA PROVINCE, Argentina — In Argentina precious forest is being bulldozed at a rate of a soccer pitch area every three minutes - all for soya crops to feed pigs and chickens in Europe and China. We are out to stop this destruction with the...

Wipro, Apply Thought!

Feature story | September 5, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — A relatively new but deadly waste stream is exploding in our midst -Electronic scrap or E-waste. Bangalore, the IT centre of India, alone generates over 8000 tonnes of e-waste loaded with toxic chemicals and heavy metals that...

LG takes up the toxic tech challenge

Feature story | August 23, 2005 at 13:11

"Life's Good" might be the LG motto but life just got a whole lot better for the planet after LG electronics announced that they are committing to eliminating toxic chemicals from their entire consumer electronics range.

Reality Bytes – Hi-tech products pollute scrap yards in Asia

Feature story | August 18, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Got your hands on a brand new cellphone, computer, wide-screen TV? If yes, do you know where the old one went? In all probability, to one of many ‘recycling yards’; usually small-scale operations carried out in cramped brick...

Selective prosecution of Greenpeace in the US foiled again

Feature story | August 18, 2005 at 3:30

A judge in Alaska has overturned a jury verdict and acquitted Greenpeace of failing to register oil spill contingency plans. District Court Judge Kevin Miller declared the evidence did not support the guilty verdicts.

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