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Under Fire Rainforest Destroyer Caught Breaking Promises

Media release | July 29, 2010 at 15:40

A new Greenpeace investigation into the operations of Sinar Mas, one the most notorious destroyers of Indonesia’s rainforests, reveals how it is continuing to break its own environmental commitments on protecting forests and peatland.

Homeland Security Committee Fails To Remove Crosshairs From The Nation’s Chemical...

Media release | July 28, 2010 at 16:11

Today, the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee voted to allow high risk chemical plants to continue to use unsafe chemical processes and to not force chemical plants identified as high risk to evaluate safer chemical processes.

Greenpeace Asks Facebook: As You Grow Toward a Billion Users, Will You Disclose Your...

Media release | July 23, 2010 at 16:22

Facebook announced yesterday that it has a population larger than the United States, Mexico, and Canada, combined, but it remains unknown what the popular social networking site will do in regard to its carbon footprint as it continues to expand.

Greenpeace begins independent assessment of Gulf impacts with three-month ship tour

Media release | July 19, 2010 at 16:26

Following the news that for now the well has been capped and oil is no longer flowing into the Gulf, Greenpeace has announced that the Arctic Sunrise, a Greenpeace ship, will be launching a three-month expedition to document the true impacts of...

Chemical Disaster Prevention Legislation Introduced in Senate

Media release | July 15, 2010 at 16:34

Today, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced chemical plant security legislation that would eliminate catastrophic risks to millions of Americans, create thousands of new jobs and provide economic stimulus to local governments. The...

Greenpeace Halts Rainforest Destruction in Kampar Again by Pulp and Paper Giant APRIL

Media release | July 15, 2010 at 16:30

Greenpeace activists blocked a barge carrying thousands of cubic metres of timber from the rainforests of the Kampar Peninsula in Sumatra today. The activists unfurled a banner reading ‘APRIL stop trashing our future’ and urged pulp and paper...

New Report Links Sinar Mas Group, Major Brands to Rainforest Destruction

Media release | July 6, 2010 at 16:38

A new Greenpeace report shows how global brands are fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orangutans towards the brink of extinction by using paper made from Indonesian rainforest destruction.(1)

Greenpeace Targets Costco on Seafood

Media release | June 29, 2010 at 16:42

Greenpeace launched the next phase of its sustainable seafood campaign today targeting Costco.

Highest Risk Chemical Plant in U.S. Fails Security Inspection

Media release | June 21, 2010 at 18:00

Following a May 13th citizen’s inspection of the highest risk chemical plant in the U.S., Greenpeace today cited the Kuehne Chemical Co., Inc. of South Kearney, NJ for “failure to prevent catastrophic risks.” The report was given to the...

President Obama: Give us our future back

Media release | June 14, 2010 at 18:00

In advance of President Obama’s speech tonight, Greenpeace Executive Director Philip Radford issued the following statement.

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