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Bhopal survivors continue fight for justice

Feature story | July 20, 2004 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — India's Supreme Court has ordered the government to release millions of dollars in compensation for victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster. This, and other recent positive developments, are good news for the Bhopal survivors but...

Our oceans, our choice

Feature story | July 12, 2004 at 3:30

He isn't paid for what he does. He doesn't get a uniform. He works alone at night, confronting poachers. Yet Saimone Ratukadreu says he will continue to protect his village's traditional fishing ground for as long as he lives.

People speak out against pesticides

Feature story | July 8, 2004 at 3:30

BATHINDA, India — Greenpeace, along with its project partners, has organized public hearings at Bathinda in Punjab and Warangal in Andhra Pradesh, to discuss with a large group of farmers and experts the findings of 'Arrested Development' a...

Secret airlift of nuclear material from Iraq

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 3:30

BAGHDAD, Iraq — What does the US have to hide about radioactive materials flown out of Iraq? Why has the international community not been allowed to monitor the secret airlift which the US has just confirmed? Where is the inventory accounting...

Eloor Pesticide Plant Fire: Greenpeace Demands Closure Of HIL and other Hazardous...

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 3:30

COCHIN, India — Employees of Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL) and over 30000 local residents had a miraculous escape when a devastating fire broke out at HIL’s Endosulphan producing facility at Eloor, in the early hours of 6th July. The plant...

A Thai hero for the planet

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 3:30

PRACHUAB KHAN PROVINCE, Thailand — Charoen Wataksorn was murdered by gunmen outside his home in Thailand on June 22. Charoen was an experienced activist who worked closely with us in the successful battle against proposed coal power stations in...

Greenpeace India - Coming Soon to a City Near You

Feature story | July 1, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — July 2004: Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi and now Pune, Hyderabad and Chandigarh! Although our campaigns take our work to many different parts of the country, we have seven offices dedicated to the Direct Dialogue...

Nukes out of NATO

Feature story | June 28, 2004 at 3:30

ISTANBUL, Turkey — The NATO summit and its attendant world leaders rolled into Istanbul this week. While the rhetoric is of peace, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) version includes a constant nuclear threat. We are highlighting the...

Esperanza in Iceland

Feature story | June 24, 2004 at 3:30

HUSAVIK, Iceland — One day, our ship is docked in Iceland's number one whaling station. The next, the country's number one whale-watching spot. The contrast is striking. Isafjordur, in the stunning west fjords on the northwestern coast, is a...

Exxon secrets

Feature story | June 22, 2004 at 3:30

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The secret's out. Climate sceptics being funded by ExxonMobil can no longer hide behind the name of a front group. A new website - www.exxonsecrets.org - exposes the links between ExxonMobil money and the think...

Greenpeace launches it’s “Save our Lakes” Campaign at Patancheru

Feature story | June 18, 2004 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — On the 17th of June, 2004 Greenpeace launched it’s “Save our Lakes” campaign at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh by introducing community science to the villagers of Kazipally and Gandigudam. VJ Jose, the Greenpeace Riverkeeper from...

Samsung cleans up

Feature story | June 17, 2004 at 3:30

Consumer power scored another victory recently with the announcement from electronics giant Samsung that it plans to phase out hazardous chemicals in its products. Seeing its brand-name products graded red - as containing hazardous chemicals - on...

Ge activists make themselves heard in Rome

Feature story | June 16, 2004 at 3:30

ROME, Italy — Attendees of the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy were 'welcomed' today by hundreds of audio messages from consumers in all 25 EU nations saying that they didn't want GE in their food.

Why Bunge is key to the GE campaign

Feature story | June 14, 2004 at 3:30

This spring our 'Biosafety Inspectors' and activists have been globally monitoring imports and exports of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops - soya in particular - following the introduction of the EU legislation on GE labelling and traceability.

Great Wall against GE

Feature story | June 14, 2004 at 3:30

BEIJING, China — Soya originated in China and has an agricultural history spanning over 5,000 years, but with the advent of genetically engineered (GE) soya all of this is now under serious threat. Through our GE campaign and our Great Cyber Wall...

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