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Campaigners oppose destruction of Arctic environment

543 days ago From Reading Post   View Archived Article

READING, PENNSYLVANIA - Greenpeace Berkshire members wore their hearts on their sleeves when they joined the global I =E2=99=A5 Arctic campaign in Broad Street. They made a human heart tableau amid Saturday afternoon shoppers, some of whom joined in. The campaign is intende ...

Greenpeace China becomes the biggest solar power producer in Beijing

543 days ago From Greenpeace International   View Archived Article

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - At 10:48 am on 17 April in Beijing, Greenpeace made a bit of history: we joined the first batch of around 50 rooftop solar PV projects that connected to the grid in China. And to our surprise, we learned that our modest five-kilowatt solar system is ...

Indonesian palm oil giant clearing peat forest despite its RSPO membership, alleges Greenpeace

546 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - The proceeds from the auction will benefit the RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights, a fitting charity as Cook said at the D10 conference that Bobby Kennedy was one of his heroes. The high bid on the listing, which closes on May 14th, is current ...

Greenpeace Urges Evacuation From Contaminated Urals Area

546 days ago From RBTH Asia   View Archived Article

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - A Greenpeace Russia activist on Tuesday called on the authorities in the Urals region of Chelyabinsk to evacuate residents from areas contaminated with radiation. According to Greenpeace, about 60 years ago radioactive waste began to be dumped into t ...

Planes sent to Qld coal ship protest

546 days ago From SBS   View Archived Article

CROWS NEST, AUSTRALIA - Two planes have been sent to check on six Greenpeace activists aboard a coal carrier headed to South Korea from Queensland's Abbot Point coal terminal. Planes have been sent to check on six Greenpeace activists protesting on board a coal carrier ...

Greenpeace launches Arctic 'whistleblower' site for oil workers

547 days ago From Times of India   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - Volunteers included on- and off-duty firefighters, including Redlands Fire Chief Jeff Frazier, and volunteers from Cal State San Bernardino and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Redlands. "We have more workers than we ...

Delhi fails to meet renewable energy target: Greenpeace

547 days ago From CIOL   View Archived Article

NEW DELHI, INDIA - NEW DELHI, INDIA: Delhi fared worst among 29 states and union territories in fulfilling its renewable energy target by not having even one percent of the installed renewable energy capacity, according to a report released by Greenpeace Monday. ...

'Our Jordan is Not Nuclear' Say Greenpeace Activists

548 days ago From Green Prophet   View Archived Article

JORDAN, ISRAEL - Greenpeace campaigners in Jordan have urged the government to consider =93the dire risks=94 the proposed nuclear project will have on current and future generations. =93Nuclear reactors can never be safe. That is the reality,=94 said Safa' Jayous ...

Greenpeace paints 'illegal' on South Korean ship Premier in Mauritian port protest

549 days ago From Dominican Today   View Archived Article

ENSANCHE PARAíSO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Greenpeace team on the ship MY Esperanza is promoting sustainable fishing while investigating illegal, destructive or wasteful operations in the region. Greenpeace is calling for Indian Ocean tuna fisheries to be better managed to protect tuna .. ...

Greenpeace raises public awareness of melting Arctic

551 days ago From Taipei Times   View Archived Article

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The US National Snow and Ice Data Center also revealed last year that the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean fell to the lowest extent since its satellite records began in 1979, it said. It added that there were about 20,000 polar bears last year, but some ...

International effort to stop stricken Chinese trawler leaking oil in Antarctica

552 days ago From South China Morning Post   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - The environmental group Greenpeace has said that the Chinese ship is part of an international fleet of about 50 vessels authorised by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources to fish off the Antarctic coast. Greenpeace ...

Rainbow Warrior draws attention to environmental concerns

554 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

554 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

556 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

557 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

561 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

562 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

563 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

575 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

577 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 ...

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