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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...

What’s Really Crazy is…

Feature story | February 22, 2010 at 18:00

A new movie out in theaters on February 26, The Crazies, is a story of a small town of innocent people who are mysteriously infected with a fictitious bio-warfare agent Trixie. Unfortunately, for these people, the infection makes them go crazy...

Facebook status update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 18:00

Facebook, one of the fastest growing destinations on the web, recently announced its plan to build a massive data center in Prineville, Oregon. Unfortunately, while Facebook plans to build a highly energy-efficient data center, which saves it...

Nuclear Power: A Dirty and Dangerous Distraction

Feature story | February 17, 2010 at 11:49

President Barack Obama announced more than $8 billion in federal loan guarantees for the construction of the first nuclear power plant in the United States in nearly three decades. Greenpeace is extremely disappointed in the President’s decision...

Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 16, 2010 at 10:06

It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it seemed obvious to...

What About the Canyons?

Feature story | February 10, 2010 at 18:00

When members of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council looked out their hotel and around the meeting rooms and sessions, they were reminded of the deep sea canyons that they're failing to protect. Greenpeace reminded them on newspapers,...

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 18:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

Putting a stop to the Arctic Meltdown

Feature story | January 27, 2010 at 10:29

Should the oil companies be allowed to take advantage of melting ice to drill for more oil in the warming Arctic? Should industrial fishing fleets be allowed to chase the last remnants of fished-out stocks into the areas where ice has previously...

Target discontinues the sale of farmed salmon

Feature story | January 25, 2010 at 18:00

Target has announced that all their stores will stop selling farmed salmon products. This move towards greater ocean conservation is a first by a major seafood retailer. Salmon consumption in the United States is a huge market for retailers.

"Islands Wolf II" lawsuit filed in federal court

Feature story | January 10, 2010 at 18:00

Critical habitat for the rare Islands wolf (Canis lupus ligoni, commonly known as the Alexander Archipelago wolf) – a wolf subspecies unique to Alaska’s panhandle, which is mostly occupied by the Tongass National Forest – is again under attack by...

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