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Greenpeace forced out of Apple Mac Expo

Press release | 26 October, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace's high profile 'Green my Apple' stall was shut-down today at the start of the Mac Expo. (1) Organisers of the Mac Expo claimed they had received complaints from unnamed sources. The Greenpeace stall was bought for the three-day expo in...

Precaution is simply common sense

Blog entry by Paul Johnston and David Santillo | 24 May, 2012 1 comment

Using precaution to avoid environmental problems makes sense right? Well, that is what is called the Precautionary Approach. Opponents argue that precaution is a recipe for inaction, that it stands in the way of innovation and that it...

Greenpeace Quarantines Genetically Engineered Wheat in Canada

Press release | 5 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace took action this morning to prevent commercialisation of genetically engineered (GE) wheat in Canada. Greenpeace volunteers have quarantined the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba. Four activists...

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...

Green my Apple bears fruit

Feature story | 31 May, 2007 at 0:00

This is the story of a very different kind of Greenpeace campaign. The story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

Dodgy deals and irresponsible care

Feature story | 16 March, 2004 at 0:00

A recently leaked document has revealed the secret plans of the American Chemistry Council to trash anti-pollution laws in California. The internal memo, a proposal from PR firm Nichols-Dezenhall, outlines tactics such as the creation of phoney...

Chemical footprints in human blood - the evidence

Publication | 17 November, 2004 at 0:00

Televisions, computers, toys, perfume, shampoos and T-shirts with plastisol prints: virtually every product contains hazardous chemicals. Yet these hazardous substances are not chemically bound to the products; they ‘leak’ from them and sooner or...

Man made chemicals in human blood

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 0:00

Results of the blood test on volunteers in the Netherlands. The results show many industrial chemicals are present in the human body.

Chemicals beyond control - Ensuring EU Chemicals Policy protects human health and the...

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 0:00

Background on proposed EU chemical policy reform and how it needs to be amended to achieve it goals.

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