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Greenpeace unveils new plan to halt the destruction of rainforests

Press release | 20 May, 2008 at 0:00

New proposals to completely halt the destruction of the world’s rainforests by 2015 were unveiled today by Greenpeace at the UN conference on biodiversity in Bonn.

Greenpeace catches Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo “Playing Dirty”

Press release | 20 May, 2008 at 0:00

Amsterdam, 20 May 2008, The Greenpeace scientific report “Playing Dirty” (1), released today, reveals that the world’s most popular game consoles, Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3 Elite (PS3) and Microsoft Xbox 360, tested positive for hazardous...

Controls on Biofuel Vital to Help Stop Forest Destruction

Press release | 15 May, 2008 at 18:49

The European Union must adopt strict environmental controls for biofuel production, Greenpeace warned on the eve of the EU-Latin America V Summit being held in Lima, Peru on 16 May (1). Large scale production of biofuels threatens the region’s...

Unilever rises to the challenge

Feature story | 15 May, 2008 at 17:03

Unilever has shown that beauty isn’t just skin deep. Following our campaign and thanks to your support, the company has taken the bold step to support our call for a moratorium on cutting down trees in Indonesia for palm oil plantations.

Greenpeace exposes Stolen 'Scientific' Whale Meat Scandal - Investigation by Japan's...

Press release | 15 May, 2008 at 2:56

A box of whale meat illicitly removed by crew of the Nisshin Maru, the whaling factory ship, following this year's Southern Ocean whale hunt was put on display by Greenpeace activists in Tokyo this morning, prior to being handed over to the...

Greenpeace investigation: Japan's stolen whale meat scandal

Publication | 15 May, 2008 at 0:00

A four-month-long undercover investigation by Greenpeace uncovers some of the whaling industry's dirtiest secrets -- including embezzlement of whale meat from the taxpayer-subsidized programme.

Endangered Species Act threatens Polar Bears

Feature story | 15 May, 2008 at 0:00

For the last three years, the US Department of Interior has been dragging its feet when it comes to protecting the polar bear. It has now finally listed the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This might seem like a victory...

Japanese government to investigate whale meat scandal (UPDATED)

Feature story | 15 May, 2008 at 0:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

Pirate of the Pacific busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | 12 May, 2008 at 0:00

We caught an illegal tuna purse seiner (Queen Evelyn 168) in the Pacific Commons on Friday. This Philippines-flagged vessel was close to the transfer of tuna between her sister vessel and a refrigerated mothership. It was likely that transfer of...

Greenpeace calls on UN biosafety conference to make: “genetic polluters pay”

Press release | 9 May, 2008 at 0:00

From 12-16 May, governments from around the world will gather in Bonn, Germany to hammer out the final details of global liability and redress measures for damage caused by genetically engineered (GE) organisms. Greenpeace will attend the 4th...

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