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Greenpeace urges ban on bee-harming pesticides

617 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

618 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

630 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

632 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

635 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

638 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

643 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

644 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

645 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

647 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

648 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

653 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

658 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

665 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

666 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 ...

Nuclear industry's liability limits must be lifted: Greenpeace

666 days ago From MINING.com   View Archived Article

VANCOUVER, CANADA - The study's authors say that the cap on liabilities skew decision-making and prevent a clear assessment of risks and rewards. "The experiences of the Fukushima disaster show that even the Japanese liability regime is highly inadequate and un ...

Greenpeace calls on Ottawa to eliminate liability cap for nuclear operators

667 days ago From Victoria Times Colonist   View Archived Article

VICTORIA, CANADA - TORONTO - Greenpeace Canada is calling on the government to do away with the cap on how much nuclear operators would have to pay in the event of an accident. The Nuclear Liability Act states that nuclear operators must have insurance for up to $75 .. ...

Greenpeace report urges 100% renewable energy

675 days ago From Radio New Zealand   View Archived Article

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - A report commissioned by Greenpeace says an estimated 10,000 jobs could be created if New Zealand boosted its use of renewable energy. The organisation said some of the world's leading energy forecasters have worked on the report, which looks at ...

Paper giant pledges to end deforestation

680 days ago From Deutsche Welle   View Archived Article

BONN, GERMANY - One Direction fans have started a petition, begging fellow Directioners NOT to listen to a leaked version of the band's official Comic Relief single. It's not often that dedicated Directioners plead with each other to turn off Harry, Zayn, Lo ...

Concerns raised over 'useless' Arctic oil spill plan

681 days ago From BBC News   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - Environmental campaigners say that a draft plan to respond to an oil spill in the Arctic ocean is inadequate and vague. The proposal has been in preparation for two years as oil companies look to increase exploration in the region. Greenpeace says it ...

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