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Argentina to 'Ban the Bulb'

Feature story | 14 March, 2008 at 0:00

As the energy revolution gathers pace in order to avoid catastrophic climate change, Argentina becomes the latest country to announce that it is banning energy wasting bulbs.

Nuclear madness in Argentina

Feature story | 8 November, 2002 at 0:00

Argentina must not become a nuclear waste dump for Australia -- or any other nation. Greenpeace and other activist groups across the country are on permanent high alert pending the outcome of a vote on a proposed Argentina-Australia nuclear waste...

Argentina shows GE not hunger solution

Feature story | 9 June, 2002 at 0:00

As governments tackle the problem of hunger at the UN World Food Summit, Greenpeace released a report showing how genetically engineered (GE) crops increase poverty, while failing to address hunger.

Nuclear Power: an obstacle to rapid development

Publication | 4 November, 2009 at 0:00

This briefing details why nuclear power is neither a necessary nor a beneficial part of a sustainable energy strategy for countries experiencing rapid industrialisation.

Activists take to the trees

Feature story | 13 September, 2007 at 0:00

Jaguars are tree climbers, but there is no federal law to protecting their forest - so our activists have taken to the trees themselves. Dressed as jaguars, they're camped in the treetops of the Yungas in a bid to block the bulldozers until a...

The Expanding Soybean Frontier

Publication | 15 November, 2005 at 11:10

Within the last 10 years, Argentina’s agricultural production system has become dominated by one crop: the genetically engineered Roundup Ready soybean developed by US agrochemical company Monsanto. The large scale environmental, social, and...

Record harvest - record hunger: Starving in GE Argentina

Publication | 9 June, 2002 at 0:00

This report focuses on the Argentinean experience. Despite promises from the GE industry that GE crops will help fed the world, events in Argentina illustrate the opposite is true.

“Please let my unborn son know the forests”

Blog entry by Natalia Truchi | 20 December, 2011 11 comments

Uruguayan actress and activist Natalia Oreiro makes a moving appeal for the future of the forests on behalf of her son. A government forest bill “Ley de Bosques”, supported by more than 1.5 million Argentinean citizens, was...

World water day 2010

Feature story | 23 March, 2010 at 17:25

Chemical contamination is threatening our lakes and rivers, with severe impacts on human life and biodiversity. Activists around the world marked World Water Day 2010 by highlighting the growing presence of industrial hazardous chemicals in the...

Maradona, movie stars and flying jaguars triumph in Argentina

Feature story | 27 October, 2005 at 0:00

It took the intervention of some home-grown celebrities to finally tip the balance in favour of protecting the forests of northern Argentina after a long fight by Greenpeace and the indigenous Wichi people.

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