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Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature story | May 12, 2010 at 14:20

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

AREVA’S dirty little secrets

Feature story | May 6, 2010 at 14:15

In one of the poorest nations in the world, French nuclear giant AREVA is extracting precious—and deadly—natural resources, earning billions for its Fortune 500 corporation while the people pay the price. Our latest report exposes the unsafe...

Cool IT Leaderboard shows growing divide between talk and action on developing...

Feature story | April 29, 2010 at 20:22

The newest version of our Information Technology (IT) industry climate ranking reveals how a few global tech companies are taking the lead. They're demonstrating the potential of IT solutions to help reduce energy wastage and greenhouse gas...

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | April 23, 2010 at 15:56

A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.

GE: a 'recipe' for disaster

Feature story | April 20, 2010 at 14:17

Billboards of European Health Commissioner John Dalli and President of the Commission José Manuel Barroso depicted as chefs cooking up 'GE recipes for disaster' were placed around Brussels today. This is part of Greenpeace's response to the...

Activists 'drop' in to Nestlé shareholder meeting

Feature story | April 15, 2010 at 16:50

Thirty activist 'orang-utans' greeted shareholders as they arrived for Nestle's Annual General Meeting today asking them to give Indonesia's rainforests a break and stop profiting from destroying rainforest, threatening biodiversity and...

PROTECTED: Biggest chunk of ocean yet!

Feature story | April 14, 2010 at 13:06

The UK has created the world’s largest marine reserve, covering some quarter of a million square miles of ocean around the Chagos Archipelago -- one of the most pristine and biologically diverse coral ecosystems on the planet. But as much as we'd...

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | April 9, 2010 at 11:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

Whale meat blockade

Feature story | April 2, 2010 at 0:00

At around 4:30 this morning, our activists took action against commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland.

The iPad, internet, climate change link in the spotlight

Feature story | March 30, 2010 at 10:23

On the eve of the launch of the iPad, our latest report warns that the growth of internet computing could come with a huge jump in greenhouse gas emissions. We follow the data streams back to the data centres providing a cautionary tale about how...

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