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Australian toxic waste export stopped just in time

Feature story | 6 January, 2011 at 16:50

Greenpeace and a broad swath of civil society groups in Australia and Europe have successfully prevented solvents and explosives maker Orica from sailing tonnes of extremely harmful chemical waste from Australia to Denmark for incineration. In...

Whaling on trial: Vindication!

Feature story | 23 December, 2010 at 12:32

TOYKO: After two and a half years of hard work in Japan to expose corruption at the heart of the whaling industry - we have a significant victory!

Cancun agreement builds towards a global climate deal

Feature story | 11 December, 2010 at 12:36

Governments in Cancun, Mexico, have chosen hope over fear and put the building blocks back in place for a global deal to combat climate change. For the first time in years, governments put aside some major differences and compromised to reach a...

IT firms see opportunity in averting climate crisis

Feature story | 7 December, 2010 at 15:24

Google, Cisco and HP are some of the best-known brands in our updated Cool IT leaderboard. This year saw these companies and other top information technology (IT) firms side with the planet, many for the first time, in some of the most important...

Climate Rescue comes to Cancun

Feature story | 29 November, 2010 at 10:56

As governments begin another round of international climate change negotiations today, this time in Cancun, Mexico, we could all do with a lesson from the history of the indigenous Mayan people.

Activist occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Feature story | 22 November, 2010 at 16:20

Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to deepwater drilling...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | 26 October, 2010 at 9:00

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

The oceans are in a crisis. Greenpeace has a plan to save them.

Feature story | 4 October, 2010 at 16:47

Our oceans are an absolute marvel - but they are also in a deep, deep crisis. If we don’t act fast, our oceans will continue to deteriorate and vital food sources and essential functions provided to our planet and its people by the oceans could...

This revolution's on!

Feature story | 29 September, 2010 at 11:44

From the chilly waters of the Atlantic to a stage in New York City, an amazing revolution is on. You had no idea? Well, that’s because most media routinely under-report it. We thought we would correct that.

Chinese river fishing community

Feature story | 27 September, 2010 at 15:45

As part of our work to witness and expose water pollution problems around China, Greenpeace campaigners and photographer Lu Guang visited several areas along the Yangtze River that have been severely affected by industrial water pollution.

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