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RW20: In Remembrance of days Past and Future

Feature story | July 11, 2005 at 3:30

KOCHI, India — July 10 in Kochi was a day of remembrance and resolve. Residents, allies and supporters joined Greenpeace to pay tribute to Fernando Pereira on the 20th anniversary of the sinking of SV Rainbow Warrior.

Hindustan Lever hoodwink authorities and begin secret dismantling operations at the...

Feature story | July 9, 2005 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — Hindustan Lever the main culprit responsible for the mercury poisoning of workers, local communities and the pristine environment of Kodaikanal, have chosen to destroy further evidence of their wrong-doings by choosing to begin...

Victory! A toxic Toy Story

Feature story | July 7, 2005 at 15:55

STRASBOURG, France — Before now, bad Barbies, toxic Teletubbies and rotten rubber ducks could have been slowly poisoning small children. The very chemicals that made these toys so soft and tempting to teething toddlers have been shown to damage...

Victory! Random House goes ancient forest friendly

Feature story | July 7, 2005 at 8:47

LONDON, United Kingdom — Random House, the biggest general publishing house in the UK, has publicly committed to making its book production "ancient forest friendly". This is a major step in helping to ensure the survival of the world's last...

Thai fruit exports worldwide under threat from GMO papaya

Feature story | July 7, 2005 at 3:30

BANGKOK, Thailand — 7 July 2005 – Greenpeace activists today dumped thousands of papayas at the offices of Thailand’s Department of Agriculture in a protest against the government’s utter disregard for consumer and environmental protection from...

Cleaning up Bhopal - and How?

Feature story | July 1, 2005 at 17:26

BHOPAL, India — On the 15th of June 2005, Greenpeace decided to boycott the 'above-surface containment' of the stockpiles of toxic chemicals lying inside the Union Carbide factory. We boycotted the process in protest against the complete lack of...

Whale Embassy moves to Seoul

Feature story | July 1, 2005 at 17:14

SEOUL, Korea, Republic of — After 77 days of peaceful protest, our Whale Embassy has moved from the site of a proposed whale meat factory in Ulsan to Seoul. Although our activists are leaving Korea after the international whaling meeting, we will...

Victory for whales, but danger still lurks

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 12:20

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Despite underhand tactics, the Japanese government has failed once more in its attempt to pave the way towards commercial whaling. This is fantastic news for whales ... but the battle is not over. Several minke whales...

The world is watching: the Virtual March

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 12:17

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Whale song erupted across Lotte Plaza in Ulsan, South Korea, as the World's very first "Virtual March" to save the whales was unveiled this evening, loud enough for any IWC delegates not in attendance to hear. ...

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...

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