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Thai community goes solar

Feature story | 2 May, 2002 at 0:00

The Thai village of Ban Krut is the site of a proposed coal-fired power plant, but today the community received from Greenpeace the kind of energy they truly want: clean, renewable solar power.

Mexico ratifies Biosafety Protocol

Feature story | 30 April, 2002 at 0:00

Today Mexico's senate ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, a crucial instrument of the Convention on Biodiversity that aims to establish a system for the safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Plutonium freighter departs UK for Japan

Feature story | 26 April, 2002 at 0:00

Two armed British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) freighters left Barrow-in-Furness in northern England this morning, setting the clock ticking on the most controversial nuclear shipment in history.

Global action against whaling

Feature story | 23 April, 2002 at 0:00

Around the world today, Greenpeace activists are delivering empty whale meat boxes to Japanese embassies.

US removes climate scientist

Feature story | 22 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace denounced the influence of the oil industry and fossil fuel interests in the election of the new Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Exxon protests expands

Feature story | 22 April, 2002 at 0:00

Esso/Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest oil company, will be the target of a week of global protests in May, Greenpeace said today.

Decision on Thai coal plants

Feature story | 19 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace is urging the public to tell the Prime Minister of Thailand to refuse two new coal-fired power plants in central southern Thailand.

Ancient Forest Summit ends

Feature story | 19 April, 2002 at 0:00

After two weeks of intense debate, governments walked away from the Ancient Forest Summit without any agreement on urgent measures to protect ancient forests.

Mahogany shipment blocked

Feature story | 17 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today temporarily blockaded and closed the warehouses of Red Madeiras Tropicais (Red Rainforest Timber) in the Paraná state of Brazil.

Kids for Forests at Hague summit

Feature story | 17 April, 2002 at 0:00

One thousand "Kids for Forests" marched through the Hague today to call for ancient forest protection.

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