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Dongwon industries faces criminal charges in Africa

Press release | 13 March, 2013 at 17:15

Seoul, 14 March 2013 – South Korea's largest tuna brand, Dongwon Industries, is facing criminal charges in Africa for forging government documents as well as penalties for its illegal fishing activities in African waters. In response, Greenpeace...

Fishing for answers from Dongwon

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 13 March, 2013

We know that the industrial fishing industry can often skirt the law in search of profits. In my decade of campaigning to rescue our oceans, I have seen dozens of ships fishing illegally, seen fish hidden in the inner bowels of fishing...

If Kumi will...will you?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 13 March, 2013

This year’s Earth Hour on March 23 is no ordinary Earth Hour. Climate change is being felt around the world - ravaging communities, destroying lives and livelihoods. We are running out of time, but we can still fix this. Energy...

Necessary Extinction

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 13 March, 2013

As published in IPS on March 11, 2013. When the environment changes, smart creatures adapt. And, in the face of a changing climate and changing economics smart people are backing green energy. In 2011 almost a third of new...

Gucci “bag” a new kind of eco-luxury

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 13 March, 2013

Every time I meet someone and let them know that I work for Greenpeace they usually picture me with a helmet on my head, hanging from a rope or under the pressure of a water hydrant in the middle of the ocean. And every time I arrange...

The long march of the food movement in the US

Blog entry by Eric Darier | 13 March, 2013 11 comments

Whole Foods Market, the eighth largest food and drug store in the US, has announced that it will start to label all food made from genetic engineering (GE) within 5 years. As the US (and Canada) is one of the rare so-called...

Greenpeace welcomes forest conservation pilot from Indonesian palm oil producer

Press release | 13 March, 2013 at 4:15

Jakarta, 13 March 2013 - Greenpeace Indonesia today welcomed the launch of a forest conservation pilot project by Indonesia’s largest palm oil producer, Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), to protect High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests and called on other...

Indonesia’s largest palm oil producer shows the way

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 13 March, 2013

In February 2011 Golden Agri Resources, Indonesia’s largest producer of palm oil, launched an ambitious Forest Conservation Policy. After years of campaigning by Greenpeace and pressure from some of the largest buyers of palm oil for...

Fukushima Remembered

Slideshow | 12 March, 2013

Fukushima disaster: holding the nuclear industry liable

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 12 March, 2013

Article originally published in the Guardian. The social aftershocks and radiation fears from the tragic tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster that rocked Japan two years ago today continue to wreak havoc. Adding insult to...

There’s a lot going on under the sun

Blog entry by Pat C | 12 March, 2013 1 comment

While ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has said the oil sector risks future credit downgrades , the news from the renewables energy market points to a much more promising future for solar and wind . When agencies like S&P reflect...

A personal reflection on Fukushima, from a Greenpeace radiation expert

Blog entry by Rianne Teule | 12 March, 2013 1 comment

I remember the oppressive feeling around my heart when the first news came about the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Japan coast, including several nuclear power plants, on 11 March 2011. Half a day later it was clear that this...

Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, ED Greenpeace Japan | 11 March, 2013 6 comments

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children that were lost in the earthquake and...

Unjust laws for nuclear power leave Fukushima victims suffering

Press release | 11 March, 2013 at 0:16

Tokyo, March 11, 2013 – On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace made the following statements to highlight the flawed laws protecting the nuclear industry and the fact that hundreds of thousands of people in Japan...

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