Latest Greenpeace Stories

2008-06-26 00:02:30

Five Greenpeace campaigners, including one from West Yorkshire, yesterday admitted to climbing on top of an aircraft at Heathrow Airport as part of a climate change protest.

2008-06-25 18:15:00

Video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd has been ranked the world’s least environmentally friendly electronics company by the quarterly Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. The publication graded 18 electronics firms according to how “green” their products and operations are.

2008-06-25 15:02:29

By John Boudreau, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 25--In its latest survey of practices among makers of electronic gadgets, Greenpeace has raised the bar of what the environmental group believes is required for "green" corporate citizenship.

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Melissa Allison, Seattle Times Jun. 19--Greenpeace stirred the waters of the seafood industry this week with a report rating seafood buying practices at 20 of the nation's largest supermarket chains. One industry group called the report garbage, and federal regulators said it contains errors.

2008-06-17 09:00:32

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Steve Smith, +1-646-723-9415, for Greenpeace; or John Hocevar, Greenpeace Ocean Specialist, +1-512-577-3868 First-Ever Supermarket Ranking Identifies Best and Worst; Group Notes Some Progress Has Been Made WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report released today, "Carting Away the Oceans: How Grocery Stores are Emptying the Seas," Greenpeace reveals that most U.S.

2008-06-17 06:00:17

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Laura McNaughton of Salmon of the Americas, Inc., +1- 305-266-7670 MIAMI, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Salmon of the Americas: The farmed salmon industry has focused its efforts towards achieving harmony between aquaculture and sustainability of the oceans.

2008-01-09 18:40:00

Three conservation groups began legal action today to force the Bush administration to list polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. A formal notice must be sent before a lawsuit may be filed in federal court.

2007-10-11 10:13:14

Greenpeace announced a satellite-based tracking system to monitor endangered South Pacific humpback whales Wednesday, saying it is not necessary to kill the animals as Japan does to study them.

2007-05-19 09:00:13

the associated press MEXICO CITY - A baby killer whale that beached itself last month should not be sent to a U.S. aquatic park, environmentalists said Friday, arguing it could set a precedent that might encourage marine animal trafficking.

2006-10-03 12:55:00

President Bush called for a halt to all types of destructive fishing on the high seas Tuesday, saying the United States will work to eliminate practices such as bottom trawling that devastate fish populations and the ocean floor.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.