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Reality Bytes – Hi-tech products pollute scrap yards in Asia

Feature story | August 17, 2005 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Got your hands on a brand new cellphone, computer, wide-screen TV? If yes, do you know where the old one went? In all probability, to one of many ‘recycling yards’; usually small-scale operations carried out in cramped brick...

Selective prosecution of Greenpeace in the US foiled again

Feature story | August 17, 2005 at 10:00

A judge in Alaska has overturned a jury verdict and acquitted Greenpeace of failing to register oil spill contingency plans. District Court Judge Kevin Miller declared the evidence did not support the guilty verdicts.

Enormous climate fig leaf

Feature story | August 16, 2005 at 23:50

Top climate bad guys, the US and Australian governments, have unveiled their own shiny new pact to allegedly save the climate. Our climate guru Stephanie Tunmore exposes the announcement for what it really is.

The Day After Tomorrow. Showing Across Orissa Today.

Feature story | August 16, 2005 at 10:00

BHUBANESHWAR, India — When six members of the Greenpeace SolarGeneration team went to Orissa last month, they created history of sorts. This was probably the world's youngest climate change fact-finding team, bearing witness to one of the most...

The GEAC - Still Silent On A Damning Report

Feature story | August 15, 2005 at 10:00

BANGALORE, India — Here’s how the public-private partnership goes about its work these days.

Monsanto files patent for new invention: the pig

Feature story | August 3, 2005 at 20:17

GENEVA, Switzerland — It's official. Monsanto Corporation is out to own the world's food supply, the dangers of genetic engineering and reduced biodiversity notwithstanding, as they pig-headedly set about hog-tying farmers with their monopoly...

No More Hiroshimas

Feature story | August 2, 2005 at 10:00

BANGALORE, India — Anniversaries come and go. They mean very little to most of us. Most of the time they evoke nothing more than exasperation at the sight of a few people standing at a busy traffic island desperately trying to keep a few candles...

P. C. B: At Your Doorstep

Feature story | July 31, 2005 at 10:00

'India does have a lot of problems and you can Smell some of them,' said an old Greenpeace hand. At Asanikunta Lake we could smell one of them. All thirty-three of us were in fact in the bus by early dawn to witness one of modern India's biggest...

Federal Bureau of Intimidation?

Feature story | July 24, 2005 at 23:01

WASHINGTON D.C., United States — The FBI has been working hard lately, gathering files on potential threats to the president under the Bush administration's anti-terrorism laws. But the files weren't all on Saddam and Osama. It has recently...

Harry Potter and the half-good prints

Feature story | July 24, 2005 at 23:00

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Another Harry Potter is about to hit the bookstores, another magical year at Hogwarts is about to begin. But who is really the bad guy this time? Some of Harry Potter's publishers are working their magic and printing...

Can't clean up? Shut Down!

Feature story | July 10, 2005 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Enough is enough! For years, we've demanded 'Clean Ship-breaking' and received little but rhetoric in response. Now, as the Indian delegation at a meeting of the Basel Convention working group does yet another about-face, we're...

RW20: In Remembrance of days Past and Future

Feature story | July 10, 2005 at 10:00

KOCHI, India — July 10 in Kochi was a day of remembrance and resolve. Residents, allies and supporters joined Greenpeace to pay tribute to Fernando Pereira on the 20th anniversary of the sinking of SV Rainbow Warrior.

Hindustan Lever hoodwink authorities and begin secret dismantling operations at the...

Feature story | July 8, 2005 at 10:00

CHENNAI, India — Hindustan Lever the main culprit responsible for the mercury poisoning of workers, local communities and the pristine environment of Kodaikanal, have chosen to destroy further evidence of their wrong-doings by choosing to begin...

Victory! A toxic Toy Story

Feature story | July 6, 2005 at 22:25

STRASBOURG, France — Before now, bad Barbies, toxic Teletubbies and rotten rubber ducks could have been slowly poisoning small children. The very chemicals that made these toys so soft and tempting to teething toddlers have been shown to damage...

Victory! Random House goes ancient forest friendly

Feature story | July 6, 2005 at 15:17

LONDON, United Kingdom — Random House, the biggest general publishing house in the UK, has publicly committed to making its book production "ancient forest friendly". This is a major step in helping to ensure the survival of the world's last...

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