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Rainbow Warrior draws attention to environmental concerns

685 days ago From Whitsunday Times   View Archived Article

WHITSUNDAY, AUSTRALIA - "There are more jobs that involve a healthy reef than there are in the coal industry," the captain of Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior said. "And we think all the jobs need to be protected." Mr Willcox was in Mackay today as part ...

Greenpeace protest over bee deaths at Swiss firm

685 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - GENEVA =97 Greenpeace activists claiming pesticides decimate bee populations protested Wednesday at the headquarters of Swiss agrichemical giant Syngenta, hanging a huge banner outside. The banner, reading "Syngenta Pesticides Kill Bees! ...

Illegal fishing threatens South Korea

687 days ago From World Fishing   View Archived Article

HAMPSHIRE, U K - Jiehyun Park, Greenpeace East Asia Oceans Campaigner, said: "The South Korean government must rein in an industry that operates outside of the law. Wide-ranging reforms in South Korea's distant-water policies are urgently required to rebuild ...

Police brace for Greenpeace coal ports visit

688 days ago From ABC Online   View Archived Article

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Police say they have increased their presence in north Queensland's coal ports ahead of a planned visit by Greenpeace. The group has sailed the Rainbow Warrior Two up the Queensland coast and is expected to visit ports in Mackay and the Whitsunda ...

Greenpeace 'polar bears' protest Arctic oil drilling

692 days ago From Phys.org   View Archived Article

DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN, U K - BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- The North Baldwin Animal Shelter will host a Spring Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m April 20 in the parking lot of Strike City bowling alley on McMeans Avenue. North Baldwin Animal Shelter. According to Marilyn Foody, festival ...

Greenpeace urges ban on bee-harming pesticides

693 days ago From FarmersWeekly   View Archived Article

SURREY, U K - The report is part of a new European-wide campaign from Greenpeace to save bees and promote ecological agriculture that produces food without chemicals and provides healthier habitats for domesticated and wild pollinators. Last week, a cross-party .. ...

Greenpeace volunteers dressed as vegetables meet Pawar; protest against GM

694 days ago From fnbnews.com   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - Greenpeace India volunteers dressed as vegetables went to meet agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday, but as he was not present, the volunteers submitted the online petition, which represented the feelings of the Indian public to his office. ...

Greenland halts new oil drilling licences

707 days ago From The Guardian   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - Jon Burgwald, Arctic campaigner for Greenpeace in Denmark, said it was good news for everyone: "Until now, the people of Greenland have been kept in the ...

Volkswagen And Greenpeace Underline Strict CO2 Limits For New Cars

708 days ago From The Chattanoogan   View Archived Article

CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE - This is of course our objective.=94 Greenpeace Chief Executive Director Brigitte Behrens supports the targets set by Volkswagen. =93This is a decision in favor of climate protection and a key signal for committing to the protection of the environment ...

Rainbow Warrior on mission to protect reef

711 days ago From Sydney Morning Herald   View Archived Article

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - It is supporting the campaign by Greenpeace and many other groups against coal mining and new port construction close to the Barrier Reef. The United Nations heritage body, UNESCO, has also raised concerns about the expansion, while the federal ...

Greenpeace protests at Argentina nuclear plant

714 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - BUENOS AIRES =97 Some 40 Greenpeace activists were arrested inside an atomic power plant in Argentina on Monday at a protest on the second anniversary of the earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan, the group said. The protesters "were beaten a ...

Papua's forest under threat: Greenpeace

719 days ago From Jakarta Post   View Archived Article

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Kiki Taufik from Greenpeace Indonesia said that Ministerial Decree No. 458/2012 issued in August last year stipulated that around 800,000 hectares of forest in Papua, including protected forest would be converted into productive forest and other ...

Greenpeace welcomes forest conservation pilot from Indonesian palm oil producer

720 days ago From Dominican Today   View Archived Article

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Jakarta, 13 March 2013 - Greenpeace Indonesia today welcomed the launch of a forest conservation pilot project by Indonesia's largest palm oil producer, Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), to protect High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests and called on other p ...

Greenpeace ship to hightlight Reef plight

721 days ago From The Australian   View Archived Article

SURRY HILLS, AUSTRALIA - THE Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior will come face to face with the coal industry during an Australian tour to draw attention to the plight of the Great Barrier Reef, the organisation's Pacific boss says. Rainbow Warrior docked in Melbourne on .. ...

Norway fund pulls out of 23 palm oil companies

723 days ago From The Sun Daily   View Archived Article

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - PETALING JAYA (March 10, 2013): Norway's pension fund, the largest sovereign ... Greenpeace Nordic policy adviser Erika Bjureby, in an immediate statement, ...

Greenpeace: Coal is no answer to Mindanao power woes

724 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MANILA, Philippines=97Greenpeace said the uptake of coal-fired technology was not the solution to the =93looming power crisis=94 in Mindanao, as it urged government to reconsider its renewable energy options. =93Coal is the worst answer to the Mindan ...

Residents and Greenpeace protest fracking in New York and the UK

729 days ago From Free Speech Radio News   View Archived Article

TOLEDO, OREGON - Anti-fracking protests took place in several upstate New York towns over the weekend. Many residents are calling on the Governor to ban the process, which involves injecting chemicals and water underground and at high speeds to break open rock and .. ...

The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports

734 days ago From Digital Journal   View Archived Article

TORONTO, CANADA - The Chinese market for US coal exports may dry up before major new US coal shipments ever reach its ports, according to a new Greenpeace report. The report, "The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports" iden ...

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: Greenpeace

741 days ago From WebWire   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - New York - Massive carbon emissions and the destruction of habitats critical to threatened animal species =96 those will be just some of the results if a palm oil plantation by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms in Cameroon is not stopped ...

Greenpeace slams nuclear industry

742 days ago From News24   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Greenpeace slams nuclear industry. 2013-02-19 14:02. Pin It. Greenpeace International Nuclear project leader Aslihan Tumer speaks during a press conference in Tokyo. (Kazuhiro Nog, AFP). Multimedia =B7 User Galleries =B7 News in Pictures Send us your ...

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