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GE canola stopped

Feature story | December 6, 2006 at 4:30

NEWCASTLE, Australia — Greenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of genetically engineered (GE) canola seeds. Our action has stopped the seeds from being crushed and contaminating the food chain. It is the first ever GE canola to enter Australia.

Disposable Oceans?

Feature story | November 9, 2006 at 16:04

Here in the middle of the Pacific, plastic marine debris is a harsh reality that marine creatures large and small have to live with. But for those of us onboard the Esperanza, the real impact of plastic on our oceans is still unfolding. On our...

Solar Generation celebrates the spirit of youth against climate change with the...

Feature story | October 24, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — "Music is at the forefront of all revolutions. With the musicians now on our side, we have much to do..."

Iceland resumes commercial whaling

Feature story | October 18, 2006 at 15:41

In Iceland, the whale watching industry contributes more to the national economy than commercial whaling did before it was put on hold in the '80s. Yet now, after 17 years, Iceland has officially resumed commercial whaling.

Crop Circles Appear on Three Continents

Feature story | October 5, 2006 at 3:30

Huge crop circles in maize fields in Mexico, Spain and Philippines have appeared as we launch a global campaign to protect the home of maize from genetic contamination.

Green my Apple, Steve

Feature story | September 30, 2006 at 13:02

Here at Greenpeace, we love our Macs. But we hate the fact that they're full of toxic chemicals. And we know someone who can do something about it: you.

Toxic death ship blocked

Feature story | September 26, 2006 at 3:30

Our activists have blocked the toxic ship Probo Koala in the harbour of Paldiski, Estonia and branded it an 'EU Toxic Crime Scene.' The Probo Koala dumped toxic waste in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast, killing seven people and causing mass panic,...

Problem: Patient Mumbai in ICU; BMC Solution: Stick a Band Aid

Feature story | September 26, 2006 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Finally, although late by atleast ten years, the talk about climate change has trickled down to the street in Mumbai. Midday informs us that Altaf Lakadwala believes that Mallika Sherawat is spreading ‘global warming’ as Pyar Ke...

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | September 22, 2006 at 13:51

In what is becoming an annual event, fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by contributing towards climate change,...

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | September 19, 2006 at 3:30

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Contaminated Chinese rice found in Europe

Feature story | September 6, 2006 at 3:30

LONDON, United Kingdom — The genetic engineering industry sank to a new low when it was revealed recently that US company Bayer's field trials of genetically engineered (GE) rice had contaminated rice exports. Japan moved fast and banned the US...

Wrapping up the Mediterranean

Feature story | September 5, 2006 at 18:29

CARTAGENA, Spain — It's a bluefin tuna graveyard, white crosses float next to tuna ranch cages. We end our three month Mediterranean tour back where we started, in Spain, highlighting the desperate state of bluefin tuna stocks.

Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | August 25, 2006 at 3:30

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

Rainbow Warrior completes joint mission with MSF to transport humanitarian supplies...

Feature story | August 11, 2006 at 3:30

Over 75 tons of essential medical supplies have been safely transported to Lebanon via sea, following a joint operation between Greenpeace and Medecins Sans Frontieres, in which three voyages were made by the Rainbow Warrior between Larnaca in...

Rainbow Warrior delivers MSF aid to Beirut

Feature story | August 7, 2006 at 18:27

LARNACA, Cyprus — The Rainbow Warrior has returned to Larnaca, Cyprus, after its second trip to Beirut delivering a total of 60 tonnes of urgently needed humanitarian supplies on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A further hundred tonnes...

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