Latest Greenpeace Stories

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

2008-12-15 11:53:24

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

2008-12-10 11:13:00

Farmed Seafood Standards Help Whole Foods Market to Stay on Top AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) has again been named the nation's number one retailer in seafood sustainability by Greenpeace.

2008-12-09 13:29:58

Greenpeace on Tuesday started a campaign to change Japanese domestic opinion against whaling.

2008-12-02 13:30:00

On Tuesday, actress Daryl Hannah joined anti-whaling activists to protest Japan's Antarctic whaling fleet.

2008-11-17 11:32:50

The Nisshin Maru, Japan’s main whaling ship, reportedly left harbor on Monday heading for the Antarctic on its first hunt since April when it was confronted by anti-whaling activists.

2008-11-07 12:00:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity announced today that it was honored as one of six companies invited to present at Web 2.0 Summit's Launch Pad event.

2008-10-27 12:40:00

Fossil fuels could be eliminated by 2090 if the world community took aggressive action by investing trillions of dollars on renewable energy, according to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) and environmental group Greenpeace on Monday.

2008-10-09 06:00:35

By Anthony Harrington THE argument that nuclear should be part of any low- carbon solution to the UK's power requirements has been put forcefully by Westminster and, unsurprisingly, by the nuclear lobby.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.