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Whale meat blockade

Feature story | April 11, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace activists took action against commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland.

Brazilian slaughterhouses fail to fully meet first deadline for stopping Amazon...

Feature story | April 5, 2010 at 18:00

In a meeting on April 5th with Greenpeace, the major slaughterhouses of Brazil — including JBS/Bertin, Marfrig and Minerva — showed insufficient progress to comply with the first step in the Zero Deforestation Agreement they signed six months ago...

The iPad, internet, climate change link in the spotlight

Feature story | March 29, 2010 at 18:00

On the eve of the launch of the iPad, our latest report warns that the growth of internet computing could come with a huge jump in greenhouse gas emissions. We follow the data streams back to the data centers providing a cautionary tale about how...

Trader Joe’s gets a Little Greener

Feature story | March 29, 2010 at 9:24

The future of our oceans became a little bit brighter as Trader Joe’s agreed to "green-up their stores" by implementing sustainable seafood policies.

Disaster for bluefin tuna at CITES meeting

Feature story | March 22, 2010 at 10:13

Governments have completely failed to pull bluefin tuna back from the brink of 'commercial extinction': it would have been so easy, listen to the scientists, witness the failure of the exiting management group, and agree to protection under...

Greenpeace Report Links Nestlé to Rainforest Destruction

Feature story | March 16, 2010 at 19:00

When biting into some popular Nestlé products, you could be taking a bite out of precious rainforests. A Greenpeace report shows Nestlé has purchased palm oil linked to Paradise Forest destruction in Southeast Asia.

Whaling on trial (part 2)

Feature story | March 10, 2010 at 13:35

This week our activists, Junichi and Toru, spent two very long and intense days in court, defending the honorable actions they took to expose the corruption within Japan's whaling industry. As the prosecution fumbled its desperate attempt to cast...

GE food: COMING SOON!?!?! - to a supermarket near you?

Feature story | March 3, 2010 at 10:25

Just when we thought the threat to our environment couldn't get any worse after world leaders failed to secure a deal to save the climate in Copenhagen - we're now stunned to discover that the EU Commission is exploiting a 'backdoor' loophole to...

Activists Call on President Obama: Don't Overturn the Whaling Ban!

Feature story | March 2, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace activists constructed a giant whale tail statue at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida to call on President Obama to reject any proposal that would overturn the ban on commercial whaling.

Historic Decision: Vermont Senate Votes To Retire Nuclear Plant

Feature story | February 25, 2010 at 14:22

The Vermont State Senate voted to retire the Vermont Yankee Nuclear plant, owned by the Louisiana based corporation Entergy. Despite Entergy’s efforts to renew the license for the 40-year-old reactor, the Vermont Senate voted to shut down the...

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