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Food Security and Climate Change: The answer is biodiversity

Publication | September 2, 2009 at 8:00

A review of scientific publications on climate change adaptation in agriculture.

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...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | September 18, 2006 at 17:07

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

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...

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...

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

Smart Breeding: Marker-Assisted Selection, a non-invasive biotechnology alterative to...

Publication | November 13, 2009 at 8:00

While genetically-engineered plants have gained much public attention, another modern breeding technique called MAS (marker-assisted selection) has gone through a silent revolution in recent years.

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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