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Finland Forest Rescue Station

Feature story | March 2, 2005 at 4:30

LAPLAND, Finland — Despite talk from Finnish government bureaucrats and protestations of innocence from paper giant Stora Enso, the fact remains that the Finnish government is breaking promises. Their logging company is logging in supposedly...

Save the dugong - stop the airbase

Feature story | March 1, 2005 at 4:30

OKINAWA, Japan — "It is 8:30 am and I and 30 activists have been sitting on drilling platform #4 for an hour and a half. We can see workers from the Defense Construction Agency gathering on the beach of Camp Schwab, the US Marine Corp base at...

Harry Potter saves ancient forests?

Feature story | February 24, 2005 at 4:30

LONDON, United Kingdom — Harry Potter, boy wizard extraordinaire, survived an attack from the most evil wizard of all time. He has outwitted the terrifying Death Eaters. He has turned invisible - much to the annoyance of his teachers. He is a...

Greenpeace Celebrates Adoption of Kyoto Protocol with ‘Solar Generation’

Feature story | February 16, 2005 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace India joined the world in welcoming the Kyoto Protocol – an international agreement to cut down greenhouse gas emissions, with its youth members celebrating the day at the Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain, Bangalore...

"The Ship Recycling Fund" : Clean Shipbreaking can be Done Profitably

Feature story | February 15, 2005 at 4:30

AMSTERDAM, LONDON, Netherlands — Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) have denounced the shipping industry for trying to run away from the Basel Convention's landmark rules that curb the export and dumping of toxic waste, as government...

Nun assassinated defending Amazon

Feature story | February 13, 2005 at 4:30

ANAPU, PARA STATE, Brazil — 74 year old American missionary Sister Dorothy Stang was assassinated on Saturday in the Amazon state of Para, Brazil. Sister Dorothy was travelling to a sustainable development project in Anapu with some colleagues...

Toxic Valentine?

Feature story | February 10, 2005 at 4:30

When you buy a gift for a loved one you don't expect that it might come with a dose of harmful chemicals. But if you are buying certain perfumes this Valentine's day that's exactly what you'll get.

Blair's global warming betrayal

Feature story | February 3, 2005 at 4:30

LONDON, United Kingdom — Greenpeace accused Tony Blair of a 'betrayal' after leaked documents revealed the Prime Minister was boasting about global warming commitments in keynote speeches while his government was simultaneously trying to ditch...

French War Ship Headed to India Despite Protests

Feature story | February 1, 2005 at 4:30

BOMBAY, India — The Clemenceau, a 33,000-tonne French military warship is headed to Alang, Gujarat for ship breaking. It is expected to arrive there in the first quarter of 2005. This vessel is known to contain hazardous chemicals, because of...

Dow Confronted at Davos

Feature story | January 27, 2005 at 4:30

DAVOS, Switzerland — Davos, Switzerland 27 January 2004- As the most powerful and influential exponents of the economic world gather together in a new edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF), under the slogan "Taking Responsibility for Tough...

Invasion of the forest snatchers

Feature story | January 20, 2005 at 4:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — UPDATE: Join Greenpeace and Jose Bove in action against arrival of GE Soy in France. In the science-fiction classic, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, alien plants with destructive clone-manufacturing world-domination...

Bhopal Court Issues Notice to Dow in Criminal Case

Feature story | January 12, 2005 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — The Chief Judicial Magistrate of the Bhopal Court has ordered that a letter rogatory be sent to the United States Department of Justice to request them, in the interest of justice, to serve a summons on the head quarters of Dow...

Monsanto pays fine for bribery

Feature story | January 11, 2005 at 4:30

What do you do if you're trying to plant genetically engineered cotton in a hurry, but the government wants to make sure there won't be any environmental damage from doing so? If you're the giant Monsanto corporation, one answer might be: bribe...

Tsunami and the environment

Feature story | January 10, 2005 at 4:30

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature story | January 3, 2005 at 4:30

SUMATRA, Indonesia — Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

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