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Illegal log shipment blocked

Feature story | March 23, 2005 at 4:30

PORTO, Portugal — The cargo ship Skyman had nearly made its delivery of more than a quarter million US dollars worth of illegal Amazonian logs. Nearly. But as it sailed into Portugal, Greenpeace activists rappelled from a bridge at the port...

Bahut Ho Gaya! Greenpeace and pollution-impacted communities call for action on World...

Feature story | March 22, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Water water everywhere, but not a drop that was fit to drink. Schoolchildren who joined Greenpeace and pollution-impacted communities at today’s World Water Day rally in New Delhi would never dare to take a sip from the pots of...

Bahut Ho Gaya! Greenpeace and pollution-impacted communities call for action on World...

Feature story | March 22, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — On the occasion of World Water Day, Greenpeace activists, along with representatives of pollution-impacted communities from different states of India, staged a massive public rally in New Delhi to protest the absence of any...

Activists in Delhi for World Water Day rally

Feature story | March 18, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace and pollution impacted communities from Bhopal (MP), Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu), Eloor (Kerala), Paradip (Orissa), Patancheru (Andhra Pradesh) and Delhi are coming together on this World Water Day (March 22, 2005) in...

Golden Rice is a technical failure standing in way of real solutions for vitamin A...

Feature story | March 17, 2005 at 4:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Five years after the hype on the so called "Golden Rice" started, Greenpeace claims that this project is a technical failure, not suited to overcome malnutrition and worse, is drawing funding and attention away from the...

Climate Change is Happening! Glacier Retreats is a fact!

Feature story | March 11, 2005 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Climate change is a hot topic these days. In more ways than one. For us at Greenpeace it gets particulary hot when the fossil-fuel corporation use paper-back fiction, fantasy advertising and cynical columnists to fib-off what...

A Journey to Oblivion? Orissa and its Olive Ridleys!

Feature story | March 10, 2005 at 4:30

BHUBANESHWAR, India — Olive Ridleys are elusive, and their numbers are dwindling fast enough to sound alarm bells in the ears of conservationists, scientists and concerned individuals. So to be on the trail of the Ridley is sharing a worldwide...

GEAC – Protector or Perpetrator?

Feature story | March 7, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — The overwhelming evidence on the failure of Bt cotton in Andhra Pradesh and gross regulatory failure of Bt Cotton across the country has forced the GEAC not to renew Monsanto’s permission for Mech- 12, Mech- 162 and Mech –184...

Dolphin-killing trawlers stopped from fishing

Feature story | March 3, 2005 at 4:30

ENGLISH CHANNEL, United Kingdom — Last season UK government observers witnessed two vessels, the Ocean Star and Ocean Crest, killing more than 150 dolphins while trawling for sea bass. But the government didn't lift a finger to stop it. So we...

Greenpeace exposes Government-Monsanto nexus to cheat Indian farmers

Feature story | March 3, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — One day before Bt Cotton comes up for review before the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), Greenpeace and Sarvodaya Youth Organization released the two versions of a report prepared by the Joint Director of...

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...

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