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Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature story | April 4, 2007 at 20:32

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

One for the record books

Feature story | March 15, 2007 at 20:40

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's...

Whaling season officially over

Feature story | March 4, 2007 at 11:00

The whaling fleet has crossed the 60 degree latitude line, leaving the whaling grounds behind - at least for this season. Officials in Tokyo have finally acknowledged publicly that the deadly fire crippling the fleet's factory ship means an...

Greenpeace Activists Block Nuclear Submarine

Feature story | March 1, 2007 at 19:39

Several Greenpeace boats and the Arctic Sunrise have blocked the Trident nuclear submarine at its Scottish base in response to Tony Blair's determination to start building the next generation of nuclear weapons.

Whaling season over

Feature story | February 28, 2007 at 17:47

Today the whaling fleet crossed the 60 degree latitude, leaving the whaling grounds behind - at least for this season. Officials in Tokyo have finally acknowledged publicly that the deadly fire crippling the fleet's factory ship means an early...

Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | February 19, 2007 at 16:14

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the...

Green my Apple gossip

Feature story | February 14, 2007 at 11:00

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 8, 2007 at 20:42

You might blame the dog for eating your homework, or a traffic jam for being late to work. But if you ever find yourself facing a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for contaminating the world's number one food crop with an unapproved...

Cutting edge contamination

Feature story | February 8, 2007 at 20:40

The electronics industry is often considered a 'clean' industry. But sleek shiny gadgets hide a darker side of the industry. Our new report 'Cutting Edge Contamination' exposes that some of the electronics industries' biggest brands, and their...

Keep our rice GMO free!

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 11:00

MANILA, Philippines — Greenpeace slapped the National Food Authority (NFA) with a Notice of Violation for allowing the importation and continued sale of genetically-modified rice which, by law, cannot be legally distributed and marketed for human...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 5, 2007 at 17:34

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Revealed: Icelandic whale in storage, landfill

Feature story | January 27, 2007 at 11:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — In Iceland we have discovered an unprecedented amount of the whale meat from the recent hunt has not been used. Even whaling captain Sigurður Njálsson has said the meat is unfit for domestic consumption. 200 tonnes of the...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 23:03

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

The Totem at Inbloom

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 11:00

BANGALORE, India — Solar Generation’s totem of resistance started its long journey on the 18th of January at Christ college inter collegiate festival “INBLOOM”. We were given a prime position during the fest. The totem lived in the campus for 2...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature story | January 23, 2007 at 18:52

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

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