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The latest updates

 

Timber investigation update: Activists confront container ship carrying Amazon timber

Blog by Daniel Brindis | November 6, 2014

Today, activists outside the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands confronted a container ship carrying Amazon timber from Rainbow Trading, a company we saw last month, in real time, accept illegal timber. Last month, Greenpeace Forest Crimes Unit...

European authorities: time to act on illegal timber

Blog by Daniela Montalto | October 30, 2014

Sawmills in the Brazilian Amazon are laundering illegal timber and sending shipments overseas. It’s against the law to place illegal timber on the European market, yet the authorities are doing very little about it. Two weeks ago, Greenpeace...

VIDEO: Quotes from Climate Denial Candidates

Blog by Connor Gibson | October 28, 2014

This video is a mixture of painfully-awkward, hilarious, and infuriating at the reality of the political system in which we are supposedly represented. Courtesy of Lee Fang, for Republic Report and Huffington Post. And there’s more out there, if...

“Smart” breeding, where science and farmers’ knowledge meet

Blog by Guest Post | October 28, 2014

Post by Dr. Janet Cotter of the of the Greenpeace International Science Unit Plant breeding is the key to providing us with varied and better quality foods. Although conventional plant breeding has existed for hundreds of years, it was often...

EPA Sued for Approving Herbicide to Treat “Agent Orange” Crops

Blog by Elena Keates | October 28, 2014

Hazardous to humans and Monarch butterflies, the Environmental Protection Agency faces legal action after approving a new herbicide blend for use on genetically engineered crops. Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Blowin’ in the wind

Blog by Greenpeace Staff | October 22, 2014

Wind power has a pivotal role to play in the world’s energy supply over the next few years. By providing huge amounts of clean, affordable power, it can buy us time in the fight against global warming while revolutions in energy efficiency and...

Assaulted for protecting olive trees

Blog by Andrew Davies | October 21, 2014

Villagers and activists were assaulted, handcuffed and hospitalized today while protecting olive trees at the site of a proposed coal plant in Turkey. The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power plant. The...

Remembering Rick Piltz – Whistleblower and Climate Science Advocate

Blog by Connor Gibson | October 20, 2014

Last weekend, the country lost a public servant and altruist named Rick Piltz. Mr. Piltz was a government whistleblower who documented how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency systematically misled the public, downplaying the certainty of...

7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

Blog by Helena Meresman | October 17, 2014

Stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers, students,...

Why Colorado’s GMO Labeling Proposition 105 Matters To You

Blog by Elena Keates | October 16, 2014

In November, Coloradans have the opportunity to exercise their power as citizens and consumers by voting for mandatory labeling of genetically modified and genetically engineered food. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and genetically...

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