Latest Greenpeace Stories

2006-03-24 16:35:00

Environmental group Greenpeace criticized Australia on Friday for promoting the experimental use of highly controversial "terminator seeds" derived from genetically modified plants.

2006-03-21 13:50:00

The United Nations should protect the world's oceans from deep sea fishing and pollution in the same way as environmentally sensitive land, the lobby group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

2006-03-02 12:44:01

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace said on Thursday its members prevented a boat from leaving a Chilean port with materials to construct a controversial wood pulp plant in Uruguay.

2006-02-22 01:55:00

Rescue workers kept digging on Wednesday for survivors from a deadly Philippine mudslide, but some officials said the time to call off the search was fast approaching as hopes faded of finding anyone alive.

2006-02-13 05:24:40

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court ordered on Monday a new expert panel be set up to look into whether a former French warship should be scrapped in the country after an earlier committee had been unable to make a decision.

2006-02-10 10:50:00

France is proposing a new law that would effectively absolve the government of financial responsibility for contamination caused by genetically modified (GMO) crops, a move condemned by environmental groups.

2006-02-08 09:20:00

France would be ready to take back toxic waste removed from a decommissioned carrier if India's top court allowed the ship to be scrapped in an Indian shipyard, the French envoy said on Wednesday.

2006-02-07 05:02:55

By Kamil Zaheer NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian environmental panel is divided on whether to allow a decommissioned French warship to be scrapped in India, and has not made a firm recommendation to the nation's Supreme Court, a member said on Tuesday.

2006-02-01 11:25:00

Greenpeace activists will shift their focus to protest against pirate fishing off Africa's west coast following two months battling Japanese whalers, the group said on Wednesday.

2006-01-20 12:45:00

Greenpeace said on Friday that its two vessels shadowing the Japanese whaling fleet in the icy Southern Ocean were ending their protests because their fuel and food were running short.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.