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Greenpeace toxics campaigner wins Goldman prize

Press release | 14 April, 2003 at 0:00

&£160

Sicilian toxic emergency

Feature story | 11 November, 2002 at 0:00

If you live on an island, land is likely a precious commodity. That's precisely the case in Sicily, the latest stop in the MV Esperanza's Mediterranean tour. The Italian government has declared a "waste state of emergency" on the island. In a way...

Worldwide anti-incineration protest

Feature story | 17 June, 2002 at 0:00

Today Greenpeace and community groups around the world staged protests against burning waste.

Australian toxic waste export stopped just in time

Feature story | 6 January, 2011 at 16:50

Greenpeace and a broad swath of civil society groups in Australia and Europe have successfully prevented solvents and explosives maker Orica from sailing tonnes of extremely harmful chemical waste from Australia to Denmark for incineration. In...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | 18 September, 2006 at 0:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Philips back in the red

Feature story | 16 October, 2008 at 0:00

Philips Electronics has long been in the red with a big fat zero on tackling e-waste in our Guide to Greener Electronics. Meanwhile, in Moscow’s Red Square, it is celebrating 110 years in Russia with its annual 'Sense and Simplicity' event. We...

Update from the Esperanza

Feature story | 26 October, 2002 at 0:00

Mariek, a Dutch activist on board the Esperanza, sends a first hand account of the Toxics Free Mediterranean tour to date, including a first hand account of their two actions in Spain.

Three Rs urgently needed in Mediterranean

Feature story | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

As we sailed into the Mediterranean Sea a few weeks ago, the first thing that struck me was all the garbage floating around the ship. We were starting to identify the often sighted bottle-fish and plastic bag-turtles between beautiful pilot...

Cement giant pollutes Lebanese coast

Feature story | 14 January, 2003 at 0:00

Another oil spill, slick black waters, dead birds, local fishermen's livelihoods ruined. However this spill was not caused by the usual suspects of shady operators running rusting tankers. This spill was cause by the world's biggest cement...

Cement plant blockade

Feature story | 16 October, 2002 at 0:00

The Esperanza’s Mediterranean tour kicked off Tuesday with a protest against at a cement plant, twenty-nine arrests and some rough stuff from the Spanish authorities.

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