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Bhopal Activists from Generation Next: Working towards a poison free future

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

PUNE, India — The stories of Ruby Sul and Sanjay Verma are intrinsically linked to the story of Bhopal. Both in their twenties, they have grown up in the shadow of the world´s worst industrial disaster, the deadly gas leak from the Union Carbide...

Workers of the World unite against the toxic tyranny

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

COCHIN, India — In response to Greenpeace's renewed call for the closure of Hindustan Insecticides Ltd. (HIL), Eloor factory after workers and community had a miraculous escape from a Bhopal-like tragedy last week, a section of the workers of the...

Greenpeace spooks HLL AGM; Demand Public Apology for Kodaikanal

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Mumbai, June 29: Greenpeace activists along with socially responsible shareholders today confronted the directors of Hindustan Lever at its Annual General body Meeting demanding clarity on the steps being taken to remediate the...

Activists stop Alaskan logging

Feature story | August 3, 2004 at 3:30

KUPREANOF ISLAND, ALASKA, United States — Greenpeace activists are out in the cold, rainy fog of Alaska's Tongass forest today in the area's first forest rescue station, trying to stop the Texan chainsaws of George W. Bush. Ever predictable, the...

India alerted on toxic ship

Feature story | August 3, 2004 at 3:30

ALANG, India — Following reports of the intended export of the controversial French Aircraft Carrier, ‘Clemenceau’ to India for recycling, Greenpeace urged the Indian authorities to keep in mind that this toxic behemoth has been rejected by...

Athens disqualified from Green Olympics

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

ATHENS, Greece — The Athens Olympics may boast gold, silver and bronze medals this summer - but green medals will be nowhere in sight despite Greece's promises of making the 2004 Olympics the greenest ever.

How safe is your food?

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — · The fresh vegetables that you pick off the shelf in any supermarket store or elsewhere also contain pesticides like DDT, Endosulphan, Methyl Parathion, Phorate (to mention just a few) · Toxic pesticides like DDT and...

UN oceans body does the right thing

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The United Nations´ International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decided today to designate the Baltic sea as a "Particularly Sensitive Sea Area," a decision which Greenpeace has been pushing for years. The IMO regulates...

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

GE papaya scandal in Thailand

Feature story | July 27, 2004 at 3:30

KHON KAEN, Thailand — We warned the Thai government over a year ago not to play with genetically engineered (GE) papaya but they didn't listen. Although trials of the engineered food crop are banned, it seems they couldn't resist having a go...

The Greenpeace Jaguars

Feature story | July 26, 2004 at 3:30

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, Argentina — Their location is secret, but they are being watched.Our people are in the forest now, preparing. An area of forest the size of Germany is under threat. But we have a plan, and it involves YOU. Together we can...

Saving Argentine forests from destruction

Feature story | July 26, 2004 at 3:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Greenpeace Jaguars are leaping into action: activists on motorbikes are stopping bulldozers from destroying forest lands in Salta, Argentina. Cyberactivists around the world are picking up the phone and calling the...

Greenpeace action forces Industry to acknowledge Right to Information

Feature story | July 23, 2004 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace takes action on Citizen’s Right to Know campaign in Patancheru; Gets commitment from industry to adhere to Supreme Court order on hazardous chemicals.

Whales for sale

Feature story | July 22, 2004 at 3:30

SORRENTO, Italy — Pity poor whaling nations like Japan. They are so alone on this issue, and their arguments for whaling are so thin, that they need to buy friends and supporters in their desperate attempt to resume the commercial slaughter of...

Shale oil victory

Feature story | July 21, 2004 at 3:30

QUEENSLAND, Australia — In a world which holds more oil than we can safely burn, why would anyone try to squeeze more out of rocks? And in a world threatened by climate change, why would anyone make a bad fossil fuel even WORSE for the...

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