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Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature story | May 16, 2008 at 12:56

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

Good Unilever palm oil statement

Feature story | May 2, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today welcomed Unilever’s call for a moratorium on rainforest destruction in Indonesia, stressing that the company’s new position on the issue should push Indonesian authorities to take more aggressive action to reverse deforestation...

Nuclear power belongs in the past

Feature story | April 25, 2008 at 6:00

It is now the 22 anniversary of Chernobyl explosion, the largest civil nuclear disaster ever. Serious contamination spread over 150 000 square kilometres in Byelorussia, Ukraine and Russia. Radioactive clouds deposited radiation thousands of...

GMO contaminated rice slips into Philippines again

Feature story | April 24, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today revealed that despite their repeated warnings, two GMO-contaminated rice varieties have slipped into the Philippines once again. Greenpeace commissioned tests have detected the presence of GMOs (genetically modified organisms)...

Greenpeace dumps coal at DENR: calls for cancellation of IloIlo Coal plant

Feature story | April 17, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dumped half a ton of coal at the entrance of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) today and unfurled a banner with the message “Atienza, don’t be a climate criminal.” The activists are demanding that...

GMOs not solutions to food crisis

Feature story | April 16, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to heed the warnings of the world's leading agricultural scientists that industrial agricultural practices and genetically-modified (GMO) crops will not solve the current food crisis.

Restaurants join Greenpeace in campaign to promote Thai rice, reject GMOs

Feature story | April 11, 2008 at 6:00

Nine popular restaurants in Bangkok have signed up to support the "GMO-Free Restaurants" campaign initiated by Greenpeace, which aims to generate greater pride for Thai rice amongst Thai consumers and protect the country's staple from the...

Future of Thai Agriculture to be compromised by GMO contamination Greenpeace demands...

Feature story | April 8, 2008 at 17:27

Greenpeace today demanded a re-institution of the GMO (genetically-modified organism) field trial ban, warning that Thailand’s agriculture future will be compromised by GMO contamination if the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives does not...

Indonesia’s peatland forests still being destroyed for palm oil: Unregulated industry...

Feature story | April 7, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace presented new evidence to show the continuing destruction of Indonesia's peatland forests by the palm oil industry, despite Indonesian Government pledges to arrest the expansion and growing rejection of Indonesian palm oil in European...

Endangered Water, Endangered Lives: Water pollution featured in Greenpeace photo exhibit

Feature story | April 2, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace opened a photo exhibit today to visualize and highlight the worrying trends of water pollution in Thailand. Captured in the photo exhibit "Endangered Water, Endangered Lives" in CentralWorld are images of water scarcity and pollution...

Greenpeace: Nuclear energy, a dangerous obstruction to real climate solutions

Feature story | March 31, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today put up a huge globe, marked with a nuclear sign, in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok where governments are currently meeting to discuss climate change for the first time after the Bali conference last...

Uphold Papua log export ban or lose Indonesia’s last remaining intact forests,...

Feature story | March 26, 2008 at 14:56

Greenpeace calls for strong support from Indonesia’s central Government to maintain the Papua log export ban in the face of recent logging industry pressure to loosen regulations. The log export ban, a joint initiative of the Governors of Papua...

Samsung and Toshiba new leaders in greener electronics ranking

Feature story | March 18, 2008 at 10:27

In the latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics Samsung and Toshiba share top spot. Nokia misses out on top spot due to a penalty point for inconsistent global takeback. Nintendo remains rooted to the bottom with only a tiny...

Award-winning environmentalist to lead Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Feature story | March 17, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has appointed Von Hernandez as its new Executive Director.

Greenpeace: Quarantine US rice shipment until proven GMO-free

Feature story | February 28, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace warned Philippine authorities that a shipment of rice from the USA, currently being offloaded at Subic port, may be contaminated with genetically modified rice which is illegal under Philippine laws. Greenpeace activists on rubber...

Chemical fertilizer use linked to climate change

Feature story | January 24, 2008 at 15:42

The use of chemical fertilizers is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions and contributes greatly to climate change, Greenpeace said today during the Philippine launch of the report Cool Farming: Climate impacts of agriculture and...

2007 review

Feature story | January 10, 2008 at 13:24

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

GREENPEACE: Lifting GMO ban can trigger a deadly blow to environment and agriculture

Feature story | December 18, 2007 at 16:44

Greenpeace activists staged the plight of a dying farmer in front of the Government House to symbolize the dangers posed by genetically modified organisms and to warn the military-installed cabinet that lifting the ban on open field trials of...

Nintendo, Microsoft and Phillips flunk toxic test

Feature story | November 27, 2007 at 7:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

Greenpeace shakes biotechnology meet with demand for GE-free crops

Feature story | November 7, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace shook the opening of BioAsia 2007 Thailand, the first international trade exhibition and conference for biotechnology in Bangkok, when Greenpeace volunteers dressed as farmers installed 60 mock genetically-engineered rice 'time bombs'...

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