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Oh No Costco!

Feature story | June 29, 2010 at 13:05

Greenpeace surveys found that Costco continues to sell fifteen of the twenty-two red listed seafood species: Alaskan pollock, Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon, Atlantic sea scallops, Chilean sea bass, grouper, monkfish, ocean quahog, orange roughy,...

Failed inspection report

Feature story | June 21, 2010 at 18:00

Following a citizen inspection of the highest risk chemical facility in the U.S., Greenpeace issued a ‘failed inspection’ report to the Kuehne Chemical Co., Inc. of South Kearney, NJ. The inspection results show that 12 million people in the...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling

Feature story | June 20, 2010 at 18:00

As the International Whaling Commission's (IWC) annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible 'deal' or 'compromise.' Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are...

Gulf oil spill

Feature story | June 14, 2010 at 18:00

The Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a disaster unfolding before our eyes. Eleven lives were lost in the initial explosion, and that incalculable loss is compounded daily as oil continues to flow.

Big trouble for bluefin tuna

Feature story | June 13, 2010 at 18:00

By now it ought to be obvious to anyone — if we want bluefin tuna tomorrow we need to stop catching them today. But despite the clear scientific evidence and predictions of the bluefin's demise — our activists faced a two hour confrontation at...

Energy [R]evolution 2010

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 18:00

As oil continues gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, it could not be more clear that we need to stop investing in a broken energy economy and kickstart a clean energy revolution. The new report prepared by Greenpeace and the European Renewable...

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature story | June 7, 2010 at 18:00

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honor ocean heroes across the planet. But, as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan, the prosecution asked for Junichi and Toru to be...

Activist injured during attempt to save bluefin tuna

Feature story | June 3, 2010 at 18:00

As bluefin tuna fishing began in the Mediterranean today, just south of Malta - we set out to peacefully rescue endangered fish trapped inside a massive purse seine net. But our boats and activists were met with violence as several fishing...

A picture’s worth a thousand words

Feature story | May 27, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace invited whale enthusiasts and environmental activists to submit creative photos to show President Obama that people are serious about saving the whales. And, we were blown away by the response! People of all ages, from all over the...

Arctic Drilling Next?

Feature story | May 26, 2010 at 18:00

Even as BP's oil continues to spew unabated into the Gulf of Mexico, Shell is pushing forward with plans for exploratory drilling off Alaska's arctic coast. If Shell had its way, drilling would have begun as early as July.

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