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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.

India, Egypt, France… the axis of amateurs?

Feature story | January 18, 2006 at 4:30

Here, in a very brittle nutshell, are the events of the past week.

Defending the Olive Ridleys: MV Sugayatri

Feature story | January 16, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — Curious and interested fishermen watch as a giant turtle, at least 10 feet in diameter, bobs benignly beside their boats. This isn't a scene from a science fiction movie. It's the launch of Greenpeace India's latest, most...

France sends India a New Year gift.

Feature story | January 12, 2006 at 4:30

What do you do when a 27,000 tonne ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’ heads towards a vulnerable target? If you are Greenpeace, you do your utmost to stop it. Early this morning our activists intercepted the Clemenceau off the coast of Egypt, calling...

Greenpeace sting exposes pirate loggers

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 16:25

How do you get a shipment of illegal logs out of the Amazon and to market in São Paolo? A team of Greenpeace activists risked their lives to go undercover to show -- for the first time -- exactly how it's done.

May we have the truth please?

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — While you were preparing to ring in the New Year, the Clemenceau, a toxic French warship, quietly slipped out from the French coast. It is now making its way, ever so slowly, towards Alang. Since the French government continues...

2005 Rewound

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 4:30

A look back over the last twelve months, starring jaguar suited activists, corporate skulduggery and heroics in unequal measures, politicians' finding/losing the plot and even an embassy for whales.

WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature story | December 12, 2005 at 8:30

HONG KONG, China — A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers...

Clemenceau… The ship that died. But didn’t stop killing.

Feature story | December 12, 2005 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Early this morning, off the sleeping coast of Toulon, France, Greenpeace activists boarded the heavily-guarded Clemenceau, a once-majestic aircraft carrier that belonged to the French navy. Far away, in Orissa, India, a young...

Taking global action against global warming

Feature story | December 7, 2005 at 17:19

MONTREAL, Canada — From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

Mathematics for the blind... 21 years + 20,000 deaths = 0 shame

Feature story | December 7, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — What have we really learnt from the world’s worst industrial disaster – the fatal gas leak from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal that has till date claimed more that 20000 lives? Corporations have learnt that they can get...

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