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Hero for the planet

Feature story | 14 April, 2003 at 2:00 1 comment

Dubbed the Nobel Prize for the Environment, the Goldman Environmental Prize is being awarded to Von Hernandez, Greenpeace's Toxic's campaigner from the Philippines. Von has fought for years to stop the spread of incinerators and other polluting...

Bond reduced, Rainbow Warrior free

Feature story | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Supporters in 14 cities around the world protested in front of Spanish embassies. Over 30,000 cyberactivists sent emails to the Spanish government asking for the ship's release. Even rock stars and politicians offered their help. The result: ...

Rock star, politicians, activists rally for RW

Feature story | 3 July, 2003 at 2:00

Rock star Chrissie Hynde (of The Pretenders fame) hoisted a fifteen metre banner over the stage and invited the audience in Valencia to meet her at the Rainbow Warrior. Representatives of the local socialist party joined her on board, presenting...

Nature reserve or scrap yard?

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

The little known west African state of Guinea Bissau, sandwiched between Senegal and Guinea, includes the Bijagos Archipelagos. The islands are home to a huge range of wildlife and are an internationally recognised wildlife reserve and important...

A timely reminder

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

Dow Chemicals plant in Mumbai, India, the Earth Summit and the voice of the people.

Egyptian authorities threaten return of Clemenceau to France

Press release | 12 January, 2006 at 1:00

While Greenpeace continues to occupy the decommissioned French aircraft carrier, Clemenceau, the Egyptian Government has made it clear that unless the ship complies with strict international regulations regarding on board toxic material it will...

Will 4.3 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones end up in the trash?

Blog entry by Jude Lee | 1 November, 2016 3 comments

Right now Samsung is considering dumping 4.3 million brand new Galaxy Note 7 phones following nearly 100 cases of exploding phones around the world . That is equivalent to almost 730,000 kilograms of hi-spec technology! While Samsung...

Oil tanker phase out threatens Asian workers and environment

Press release | 4 April, 2005 at 2:00

4 April, 2005 Amsterdam - A worldwide ban on single hulled oil tankers that enters into force tomorrow (1) threatens to dump thousands of toxic ships on Asian and Turkish beaches. Workers in India, China and Turkey break up European vessels in...

Industry scuttles progress on safe ship disposal

Press release | 17 February, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) condemned the special joint United Nations meeting (1) on shipbreaking as an utter failure today. The meeting was hijacked by the shipping industry interests throughout, blocking any attempts to clean...

Shipping company calls for international mandatory regulation to stop deadly effects...

Press release | 10 June, 2003 at 2:00

One of the world's biggest shipping companies, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), conceded today that international mandatory regulations are necessary to protect workers and prevent environmental pollution at Asian shipbreaking yards. MSC...

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