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Victory for the Amazon, its people and a big leaf tree

Feature story | 14 November, 2002 at 0:00

Ten years of work to protect Amazon mahogany has paid off. This high-priced hard wood was driving the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, corruption and even murder. But a decision to regulate international trade of mahogany will give the...

CITES: Survival hangs from thread

Feature story | 13 November, 2002 at 0:00

Two dramatic Greenpeace actions today and yesterday stressed the plight of endangered species to delegates who will vote to decide their fate. Decisions being made this week on toothfish, sharks, and elephants and other threatened species at the...

New Japanese nuclear risk

Feature story | 12 November, 2002 at 0:00

Plutonium is the world's most deadly substance and an important ingredient of nuclear bombs. A new Japanese nuclear facility, soon to open, could produce as much as eight thousand kilograms of plutonium a year. But deficient safeguards at the...

Threatened codfish seek Swedish asylum

Feature story | 12 November, 2002 at 0:00

Slow-swimming, tasty and healthy to eat, codfish are an easy to catch and immensely popular food species. As with so many of the world's important fisheries, popularity has sent stocks reeling toward collapse. With northwestern European cod...

Update from aboard the Esperanza

Feature story | 12 November, 2002 at 0:00

Rossano, a cook on the MV Esperanza, tells about his moving experience of meeting with a survivor of the Bhopal disaster during the ship's stop in France.

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