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Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Publication | March 1, 2009 at 8:00

Protecting ancient forests is crucial to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, preserve global biodiversity, and protect the livelihoods of millions of forest peoples. Tropical forest destruction is responsible for approximately one...

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | April 21, 2009 at 14:08

Traditionally considered the cheapest fuel around, the market price for coal ignores its most significant impacts. These so-called "external costs" manifests themselves as damages such as respiratory diseases, mining accidents, acid rain, smog...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | September 18, 2006 at 17:07

Determining the presence of hazardous substances in five brands of laptop computers.

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC)

Publication | November 1, 2004 at 8:00

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC) PVC manufacturing facilities, Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong Province, Thailand

Lafayette causes pollution during 30-day trial run

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:55

In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting...

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | December 6, 2006 at 12:44

Greenpeace wants to see electronics companies clean up their act. Substituting harmful chemicals in the production of electronics will prevent worker exposure to these substances and contamination of communities that neighbour production...

Acid Mine Drainage: devastating to aquatic life

Publication | August 24, 2006 at 14:57

Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu are highly toxic to the aquatic environment. The extreme acidity is toxic to most aquatic life and even after neutralisation the...

NGO Copenhagen Treaty

Publication | June 6, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace, with a coalition of six NGO's and a group of 47 NGO experts from around the world, has written the Copenhagen Treaty - a blueprint for what we want to see world leaders agree when they meet at the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in...

Greenpeace South East Asia Response to ASEAN Common Position on REDD

Publication | March 1, 2009 at 8:00

A REDD mechanism must be agreed at Copenhagen that ensures biodiversity protection and includes the recognition of the rights of indigenous peoples; does not allow loopholes from industrial emissions; and finances national level reductions to...

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