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Monsanto pays fine for bribery

Feature story | January 11, 2005 at 4:30

What do you do if you're trying to plant genetically engineered cotton in a hurry, but the government wants to make sure there won't be any environmental damage from doing so? If you're the giant Monsanto corporation, one answer might be: bribe...

Tsunami and the environment

Feature story | January 10, 2005 at 4:30

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

Rainbow Warrior aids tsunami survivors

Feature story | January 3, 2005 at 4:30

SUMATRA, Indonesia — Our ship, the Rainbow Warrior, is helping medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to get relief supplies to parts of Indonesia devastated by the Indian Ocean earthquake.

Highlights of 2004

Feature story | January 2, 2005 at 4:30

As the year 2005 begins, it is time for us to take stock of the year that was, and bring you the highlights of our work and our victories. Although the Tsunami disaster has quite literally dwarfed everything else for now, it is nonetheless...

Follow the rainbow: beyond the bomb

Feature story | December 29, 2004 at 4:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — What are the thoughts of someone who might be about to die for his beliefs? A recently uncovered audio tape from the early 1970s documents what Greenpeace activist David McTaggart had to say from the cabin of the tiny,...

Green Santa pitches in to save the Environment!

Feature story | December 24, 2004 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — This Christmas, don’t be surprised if you catch yourself talking to a young Gen Next Santa instead of the usual portly grandfather-figure. As part of an ongoing campaign to raise awareness about the risks of Genetically...

Oil spill devastates Alaska... again

Feature story | December 14, 2004 at 4:30

UNALASKA, United States — Fifteen years after the Exxon Valdez devastated the Alaskan coast, another oil spill is making headlines. Greenpeace is on the scene.

Climate change in India

Feature story | December 9, 2004 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — Right now, representatives of the world's governments are sitting in Argentina discussing climate change. But while they're talking, global warming is already distrupting people's lives. Here's a report from Greenpeace activist...

Rice is Life : Green Santa says No to GE Rice

Feature story | December 8, 2004 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Genetic Engineering techniques allow scientists to transfer genes from one organism to another, in order to create new organisms that have a desired characteristic. For instance resistance to pests, increased vitamin content,...

Single hull oil tanker decommissioning - a new environmental disaster for...

Feature story | December 8, 2004 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Today Greenpeace handed over the report called "Destination unknown: European Single hull Oil Tankers-No place to go" to Dr. Kant Singh, Secretary General, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India (in the absence of the...

Uncharted waters for the Climate?

Feature story | December 6, 2004 at 4:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Politicians from around the world are gathering in Argentina to discuss climate change. We have unveiled our own 'Climate Ark' in the centre of Buenos Aires to illustrate the urgent need for action.

Candle Light Vigil – Mumbai stands up for Bhopal

Feature story | December 3, 2004 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Two very different events played out in the evening of Dec 3 at the Gateway of India, Mumbai. One was of pomp and grandeur and the other of remembrance and hope.

Bhopal disaster still unresolved

Feature story | December 3, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — This December 3rd marks the 20th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster at the Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India. Twenty years later, the legacy of tragedy continues, and Dow continues to deny...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on III

Feature story | December 2, 2004 at 4:30

/USA BHOPAL/MICHIGAN, India — On different continents in two very different communities, Paul and Ruby are battling Dow Chemical's refusal to take responsibility for its legacy of pollution, shady dealings and disregard for human life. In Part 3...

Hyderabad expresses solidarity with Bhopal survivors

Feature story | December 2, 2004 at 4:30

HYDERABAD, India — Hundreds of Greenpeace supporters and friends of Bhopal participated in a candle light vigil as part of the Global Day of Action to express their solidarity with the Bhopal gas disaster survivors. It was 20 years ago when...

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