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2009-04-14 11:41:00

33-Year-Old Organizing Phenomenon Helped Double Group's Size WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenpeace USA today announced that Phil Radford, well-known among a new generation of environmental leaders for his grassroots organizing achievements, will serve as its next executive director.

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2009-04-01 07:15:00

The environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday that financially hard hit nations are not including enough green investments in their economic stimulus plans.

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2009-03-30 13:40:00

The environmental group Greenpeace said on Monday that carbon market prices could drop by a staggering 75 percent if credits for safeguarding forests are added to markets for industrial emissions.

2009-03-12 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr.

2009-03-10 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr.

2009-03-03 09:30:00

New Push Comes Nearly 5 Years After 125 Groups Pressed EPA to Prevent Kingston-Like Catastrophe; Groups Seek End to Wet Dumping of Coal Ash WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 leading national and grassroots environmental organizations -- including Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Greenpeace, National Wildlife Federation, Public Citizen, Environment America and the Clean Air Task Force -- today joined...

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2009-02-27 16:20:00

Environment protection campaigners say extra-soft, quilted and multi-ply toilet paper made from virgin forest causes more damage than gas-guzzlers, fast food or McMansions.

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2009-02-19 07:05:00

Nigeria has become a giant dumping ground for TVs, mobile phones and other potentially toxic electronic waste. These goods make their way to the country disguised as second-hand items from developed nations.

2009-02-18 14:56:40

The environmental organization Greenpeace says it has conducted a three-year investigation into illegal electronic waste dumping in Nigeria. Greenpeace officials said e-waste is one of the fastest growing types of hazardous waste, with up to 80 percent of e-waste from Europe failing to be disposed of

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2008-12-15 11:53:24

Hackers aided logging companies in Brazil to avoid limits on tree felling, announced a Greenpeace report.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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