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Risky potato plan mashed by activists

Feature story | 19 May, 2011 at 16:45

It’s potato planting time again in the north of Sweden where activists are occupying BASF’s potato warehouse and are blocking the exit in order to hinder the German chemical company from planting the risky GMO potato “Amflora.”

Activists lock climate laggards out of business summit

Feature story | 18 May, 2011 at 12:19

This morning in Brussels, more than 170 Greenpeace activists challenged companies in Europe to take more ambitious access on climate change by blocking access to delegates arriving at the European Business Summit: 'Europe in the world: leading or...

Activists occupy oil rig bound for Arctic drilling

Feature story | 21 April, 2011 at 22:10

Activists are demanding an end to reckless deepwater oil drilling and taking bold action to stop the oil rig Leiv Eiriksson as it departs Turkey to the Arctic waters of Greenland to begin drilling.

New Greenpeace report digs up the dirt on Internet data centres

Feature story | 21 April, 2011 at 9:26

For most of us, when we think about our environmental footprint, the first things that spring to mind are how to commute to work, the kind of bags we use for grocery shopping, or the detergents we wash our clothes with. But how often do we...

Voices worldwide say no more nuclear power

Feature story | 25 March, 2011 at 11:36

Reverberations from the Fukushima crisis are being felt around the world, as plans to build new nuclear power plants are being challenged. The safety of existing plants is being questioned. The cost of nuclear power is projected to rise, and the...

Forgetting Fukushima?

Feature story | 24 March, 2011 at 17:00

Less than two weeks ago, the world's community was united in grief following the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the country's escalating nuclear crisis. But in the past seven days, a national and global tragedy...

Nuclear energy isn't needed

Feature story | 22 March, 2011 at 15:46

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times/International Herald Tribune

Victory! You pushed Princes to start protecting our oceans

Feature story | 9 March, 2011 at 15:39

It is with enormous pleasure that we can reveal a groundbreaking victory for our oceans campaign: Princes, a leading tinned tuna brand, finally got your message that canning ocean destruction is unacceptable. Thanks to your efforts - the company...

Ten-thousand call for an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

Feature story | 24 February, 2011 at 12:44

10,000 people in Thailand took to the streets near their homes to oppose dirty energy. Their goal: protect their province from coal plants slated to be built by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

Rainbow Warrior crew take action in Taiwan to defend tuna

Feature story | 24 January, 2011 at 13:46

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

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