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Coal demons dance for joy at ADB ‘clean’ energy meet

Feature story | June 7, 2012 at 10:27

Carrying the message “Dirty coal: more fun in the Philippines, thanks to DOE and ADB,” dozens of nasty “coal demons” danced in frenzied joy in in front of the Asia Development Bank (ADB) in Metro Manila, during the second day of the bank’s 7th...

Greenpeace Water Patrol blocks Marikina River toxic outflow pipe

Feature story | January 12, 2012 at 11:47

Greenpeace’s Water Patrol sealed off a discharge pipe emanating from the Unilever-RFM compound in Pasig City that has been identified in a report, released today, to be discharging various toxic and persistent organic chemicals. Murky discharge...

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 22:00

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this victory possible!

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 17:27

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 12:30

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

The harsh reality of longline fishing

Feature story | November 15, 2011 at 17:03

On Monday our activists made a gruesome discovery aboard the Chinese Taipei vessel Ming Maan Shyang No. 20

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 19:00

The Earth has a new champion. At a small ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, we’ve christened the world’s first purpose-built, crowd-bought, eco-sleek sailing vessel, the new Rainbow Warrior.

Clickers and Stickers Make H&M Detox

Feature story | September 20, 2011 at 14:00

Clothing giant H&M has responded to a torrent of tweets, Facebook updates, and Detox sticker actions last week with a public commitment to Detox. Hazardous chemicals are out. Transparency and transformational change are in.

Will H&M make "Detox" the new must-have?

Feature story | September 13, 2011 at 15:00

There's a skeleton in H&M's closet. The fast-fashion retailer sells clothes made with chemicals which cause hazardous water pollution around the world, and the only way to stop this water pollution is to come clean and stop using such chemicals...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 18, 2011 at 5:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

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