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Conservation of marine life and sustainable fishing key to future of India's East Coast

Feature story | November 7, 2004 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — Over 400 citizens of Chennai visited the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior at Chennai port on Sunday where Greenpeace kicked off its "Save our Seas" tour with a vigorous discussion amongst conservationists, scientists,...

International Experts team call for immediate clean-up of the Bhopal site. Greenpeace...

Feature story | November 4, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — An International team of experts today urged the Indian authorities to immediately secure and contain the contaminated Union Carbide (UC) disaster site at a symposium organized by Greenpeace, under the banner of the International...

Don't let Bush win mean defeat

Feature story | November 3, 2004 at 4:30

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The Executive Director John Passacantando of Greenpeace in the USA wrote to his team about George W. Bush's victory in the US and what it means for the environmental cause. For all of us concerned about the future...

Obsolete Toxic Ship Dumping to be Controlled

Feature story | October 29, 2004 at 3:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — Ministers present at the COP7 meeting of the Basel Convention in Geneva on Friday, 29th October, agreed that Ships-for-scrap are considered Waste under the Basel Convention now and are subject to prior approval. This is a...

Greenpeace study reveals increase in systemic diseases due to pollution in Medak...

Feature story | October 26, 2004 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace today released findings of the "State of Community health at Medak district", an epidemiological health study that reveals abnormally high rates of pollution related illnesses like cancer, heart diseases, asthma and...

Kyoto saved: not the planet

Feature story | October 22, 2004 at 3:30

MOSCOW, Russian Federation — The Russian Parliament voted to ratify the Kyoto Protocol today in a body blow to George W Bush's opposition to action on climate change.

EU destroying deep sea life

Feature story | October 18, 2004 at 3:30

NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN, Ireland — The needless, excessive destruction of the high seas was exposed after our activists beamed back disturbing footage of deep sea carnage on a European Union (EU) trawler.

Bush suppresses GE crop warnings

Feature story | October 18, 2004 at 3:30

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Monsanto and the US Government have been telling the world that genetically engineered crops pose no contamination threat to natural indigenous species. But Greenpeace has learned from a leaked report that NAFTA disagrees...

Greenpeace ship SV Rainbow Warrior to tour the East Coast of India

Feature story | October 15, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — In the world's oceans, scientists have discovered strange and mysterious creatures in the darkest depths that are found nowhere else on the earth. But these creatures and their habitat are today threatened by myriad human...

Peace Prize goes green

Feature story | October 8, 2004 at 3:30

NAIROBI, Kenya — Wangari Maathai has planted tens of millions of trees, opposed genetically modified organisms and titanium mining in her native Kenya, and won numerous awards for her environmental activism. She has also been beaten, harassed,...

SCMC Panel Slams Hindustan Lever With a Rs. 50 Crore Penalty for Mercury Pollution of...

Feature story | October 8, 2004 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — The Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on Hazardous waste (SCMC) has done it again. The Committee members clearly appalled at the state of the affairs at the Hindustan Lever’s now shut down Mercury thermometer factory plant at...

Bayer Stalls for Time to Answer Critical Issues on Food Safety

Feature story | October 6, 2004 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Bayer continued to stonewall Greenpeace requests for information on their work with dangerous Genetically Modified (GM) food crops today. Five days after a protest by Greenpeace, at a meeting organized at the company’s convenience...

Chapati Chor Monsanto's Wheat Patent Withdrawn in Europe : Bio-pirates Beware!

Feature story | October 4, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — In a clear victory for Greenpeace and Indian farmers, European Patent office (EPO) on 23rd September revoked the patent on Indian 'Nap Hal' wheat variety following a legal opposition filed by Greenpeace at the EPO in February...

Bayer Bluffs at the End of Day Long Direct Action by Greenpeace

Feature story | October 1, 2004 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — 11 hours after six Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the gates of Bayer Crop Science headquarters in Mumbai yesterday, demanding information on Bayer’s recent dangerous experiments with the infamous CRY 9C gene on popular...

Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature story | September 30, 2004 at 3:30

MOSCOW, Russian Federation — George Bush's Government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government today moved closer towards ratifying the crucial climate change treaty. ...

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