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Peace Prize goes green

Feature story | October 8, 2004 at 5:30

NAIROBI, Kenya — Wangari Maathai has planted tens of millions of trees, opposed genetically modified organisms and titanium mining in her native Kenya, and won numerous awards for her environmental activism. She has also been beaten, harassed,...

Greenpeace Jaguars Caged

Feature story | August 31, 2004 at 5:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Our team of Greenpeace Jaguars, who have been protecting the ancient forests of Argentina from the expansion of Genetically Engineered soya, have been arrested while documenting the deforestation in northern Argentina...

Palm Oil

Hub | September 24, 2010 at 14:07

Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all deforestation and peat land destruction in Indonesia, and is asking all companies purchasing palm oil to sever links with suppliers known to be involved in deforestation and peat land destruction.

Greenpeace says, "Good first step, but the devil is in the detail"

Press release | July 2, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace welcomed the direction that the National Action Plan on Climate Change articulated, while cautioning that true commitment to the vision would only become clear when the detailed mission plans are tabled in December...

Illegal log shipment blocked

Feature story | March 23, 2005 at 5:30

PORTO, Portugal — The cargo ship Skyman had nearly made its delivery of more than a quarter million US dollars worth of illegal Amazonian logs. Nearly. But as it sailed into Portugal, Greenpeace activists rappelled from a bridge at the port...

Saving Argentine forests from destruction

Feature story | July 26, 2004 at 5:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Greenpeace Jaguars are leaping into action: activists on motorbikes are stopping bulldozers from destroying forest lands in Salta, Argentina. Cyberactivists around the world are picking up the phone and calling the...

Bali climate talks back from the brink, but substance missing

Feature story | January 2, 2008 at 20:09

The world turned here in Bali today as the conference booed and jeered US attempts to block a successful outcome.

KFC frying the Amazon as violence erupts

Feature story | May 22, 2006 at 14:35

We don’t think the Amazon should be cut down for chicken feed. Our investigative report, 'Eating up the Amazon' showed how soya beans grown in the Amazon were going into McDonald’s McNuggets. Well guess what? Soy grown by clearing the...

Nun assassinated defending Amazon

Feature story | February 13, 2005 at 5:30

ANAPU, PARA STATE, Brazil — 74 year old American missionary Sister Dorothy Stang was assassinated on Saturday in the Amazon state of Para, Brazil. Sister Dorothy was travelling to a sustainable development project in Anapu with some colleagues...

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 14, 2009 at 1:24

KINSHASA, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The — We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

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