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As Arctic Sea Ice Reaches 2008 Low, Street Art Highlights Shared Fate of Polar Bears,...

Media release | September 16, 2008 at 18:00

With Arctic sea ice at near record lows, Greenpeace today unveiled a collaborative art project with well-known street artist Mark Jenkins to highlight the shared plight of polar bears and humanity in the face of global warming.

FIVE ELECTRONICS COMPANIES IMPROVE GREEN RATINGS

Media release | September 15, 2008 at 18:00

Five leading electronic companies are making significant progress in greening their products in Greenpeace’s latest Guide to Greener Electronics, released today. Nokia regained the lead, winning seven out of ten points as a result of improved...

ACTIVISTS SET SAIL AT KIMBERLY-CLARK ROSWELL OFFICE TO DEMAND KLEENEX MAKERS STOP...

Media release | August 11, 2008 at 18:00

Environmental activists are currently reading a damning report about forest destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest to Kimberley-Clark employees at their area office. The activists, who are floating in a boat in a lake at the center of the...

GREENPEACE DOCUMENTS CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION IN GHANA

Media release | August 4, 2008 at 18:00

A Greenpeace science team visiting two scrap yards in the capital city Accra and the city of Korforidua, Ghana, has confirmed that soil and sediment taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards are severely contaminated with hazardous...

SUIT FILED TO STOP FOUR TIMBER SALES ON LARGEST NATIONAL FOREST

Media release | July 9, 2008 at 22:55

ANCHORAGE, AK—Environmental groups sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal court today arguing that the agency has concealed impacts of old-growth logging to the environment and to subsistence hunting in four Tongass National Forest timber...

"G" IN THE NEW 3G iPHONE WILL NOT ALSO STAND FOR GREEN

Media release | July 9, 2008 at 18:00

Company scores plummet as Greenpeace expands the ranking criteria in its Guide to...

Media release | June 24, 2008 at 18:00

Of the 18 electronics companies evaluated in the 8th edition of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics released today, only two companies - Sony Ericsson and Sony – score above 5/10. The overall score of the ranked companies has plummeted as...

MARKEY BILL FAR SURPASSES LIEBERMAN-WARNER IN BID TO END GLOBAL WARMING

Media release | June 5, 2008 at 10:12

WASHINGTON—"Monday, the Senate began the first major debate about how our federal government should respond to global warming. Yesterday, a far stronger plan to fight the problem—The Investing in Climate Action and Protection Act—was introduced...

Greenpeace welcomes AbitibiBowater decision to stop logging in Grassy Narrows First...

Media release | June 4, 2008 at 18:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a decision by forest-products giant AbitibiBowater to end its logging operations in the traditional territory of the Grassy Narrows First Nation and support the community in its struggle for rights over its traditional...

CLIMATE SECURITY ACT FALLS SHORT OF ACTION NEEDED TO AVOID CATASTROPHIC CLIMATE IMPACTS

Media release | June 1, 2008 at 18:00

“Consideration of the Climate Security Act demonstrates that the highest levels of our government are finally listening to a longstanding call from American citizens to stop global warming. Unfortunately, without major improvements, the...

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