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Deep sea destroyer disabled

Feature story | 13 November, 2004 at 0:00

It's 10pm, in the middle of the North Atlantic. I'm sitting in the campaign office, just behind the bridge of the Esperanza, still wrapped in layers of thermal gear, as I've just spent six hours out in the dark, in an inflatable. But while I'm...

2m hectares of Amazon saved!

Feature story | 11 November, 2004 at 0:00

The Brazilian government has stood up to the powerful forces of illegal loggers and greedy soya and beef barons in the Amazon by creating two massive protective reserves. This means increased sustainable use of the forest by local people and...

UK Publisher MQP goes Ancient Forest friendly

Feature story | 4 November, 2004 at 0:00

Cue applause for UK publisher MQ Publications (MQP). They decided to phase out paper produced from the world's last remaining ancient forests from its books, and their latest title is 'The Armchair Environmentalist' which has been printed, of...

Bush won -- but activism isn't defeated

Feature story | 3 November, 2004 at 0:00

The chief troublemaker over at 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 of our planet and the role that US policy...

Victory - Toxic ship export controlled

Feature story | 1 November, 2004 at 0:00

In a major victory for the environment and workers in developing nations the dumping of old ships, often containing tonnes of toxic trash, has now been controlled under international law. This should mean an end to toxic horrors such as workers...

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