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Peter Willcox: You cannot use violence to change people’s minds

Feature story | July 10, 2018 at 13:54

When people look at the oceans some only see deep blue water. Others only see fish and the bounty underneath the surface. But there are many, like Captain Peter "Pete" Wilcox who see the sea for what it truly is- a living, breathing, thriving...

Yeb Saño: “We will not stop until we hold fossil fuel companies accountable for...

Feature story | June 20, 2018 at 14:58

When Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, slammed into the city of Tacloban in the Philippines on November 2013, Naderev "Yeb" Saño knew it was no ordinary typhoon. In fact, typhoons have now become more devastating, boosted...

How the people are wresting back control from global food corporations

Feature story | April 21, 2017 at 13:44

If the old adage “you are what you eat” is true, then most of us are eating from the hand of corporations. But a recent decision by the “people’s court” against Monsanto emphasises the need for change.

Exposing the underbelly of the Thai fishing industry

Feature story | December 15, 2016 at 16:00

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as victims of forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers are the same people working for both human...

Stopping Thai Union from trashing our seas

Feature story | May 17, 2016 at 13:56

I’m onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, in the Western Indian Ocean on an important tuna quest.

Open Letter to the Plantation Industry in Indonesia

Feature story | October 29, 2015 at 20:00

Forest fires are once again raging out of control across Indonesia. In Pekanbaru and other cities across Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua, millions of people are suffering. A state of emergency has been declared in several regions as the authorities...

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Feature story | April 17, 2015 at 11:00

Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development. This week in Washington, DC the Spring Meetings of the World Bank will bring together thousands of...

Playing with fire: why I want to stop the haze

Feature story | December 9, 2014 at 15:52

So what does haze feel like in Singapore? It isn’t like the air pollution those of us in big cities are most familiar with. It doesn’t smell like car exhaust fumes, or the product of chemical industry.

A Radioactive Ruse

Feature story | June 22, 2014 at 13:52

For several years now, I have been watching with growing interest developments surrounding the controversial Lynas rare earth processing plant in Kuantan, Malaysia. As an activist who has worked on numerous cases of toxic waste dumping and dirty...

Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Feature story | March 22, 2014 at 8:00

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed.

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