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2013-05-21 04:21:09

BONN, Germany, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision due to reputational risks for FSC linked to stakeholder disputes in the Democratic Republic of Congo The International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided, reluctantly but firmly, to disassociate from the Danzer Group of forest product companies, after in-depth research by an impartial Complaints Panel concluded that the former Danzer subsidiary...

Greenpeace Aims To Protect The North Pole With "Flag For The Future"
2013-04-15 15:53:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In 2007, Russian explorers dived down below the North Pole in a submersible and planted a national flag to make the point that it had rights to the energy riches of the Arctic. Now, a group of activists planted a "Flag For The Future" in the same area. The move by the environmentalists, backed by Greenpeace, is meant to try and declare the region "a global sanctuary" that is "free from exploitation." The group also...

Arctic Ocean Oil Spill Guidelines Not Good Enough, According To Greenpeace
2013-02-05 16:30:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A 21-page document aiming to help with oil spill plans in the Arctic Ocean is apparently not good enough, according to environmentalists, who add the guidelines are vague and do not define corporate liability over such accidents. A Greenpeace representative told redOrbit there are a number of improvements to the document, due to be approved in May by the Arctic Council, that could be done. "We believe that the risks of being...

2013-01-24 08:37:02

BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adyen, the global payments solutions company, today announced that the company achieved record growth in 2012 in terms of revenue, transactions processed, mobile payments and new customer wins. Adyen supports the online and mobile commerce of more than 2,500 merchants, including Vodafone, Mango, KLM Airlines, Badoo, Getty Images, MusicNotes, Greenpeace, PopCap Games and others. In 2012, Adyen processed more than $10 billion in payments transactions...

2012-09-05 10:22:21

www.oaklandinstitute.org/land-deals-africa-cameroon New report debunks investors' effort to greenwash destruction of rainforest and livelihoods OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American owned company with a track record of illegality and links to private equity giant Blackstone Group threatens to destroy rainforests and dislocate local communities in Cameroon. A new report (1) from The Oakland Institute, in collaboration with Greenpeace International,...

2012-08-07 10:24:13

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist Jacques Rosas was gay bashed and beaten in Los Angeles in 1990 by 6 men with baseball bats and chains. Multiple blows to the head, ribs and psyche left him injured but ignited a storm of creative expression that is now in its 3(rd) decade. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/NY52844 ) During a very dramatic public jury trial, Jacques began a Street Art Project that marked the place where others had been beaten, killed...

2012-07-30 23:02:24

Greenpeace researchers have discovered abundant corals where Shell hopes to begin Arctic offshore drilling this summer. The discovery raises questions why the Arctic corals are not adequately addressed in the environmental impact statement for Shell's drilling program. Chukchi Sea, AK (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Greenpeace submarine research at Shell´s proposed drill site in the Chukchi Sea has collected the first coral specimen from the region. With a Shell vessel nearby, Greenpeace marine...

Rio+20 Summit Underway In Brazil
2012-06-21 13:40:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The U.N. sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil kicked off with U.N. head Ban Ki-moon warning that progress on resolving Earth issues is moving too slow. Ki-moon was speaking to world leaders at the Rio+20 summit and other ministers, calling them to action on fighting climate change, saying that "words must translate into action." He opened the session with a reference to the Earth Summit held at the same location 20 years ago, which...

2012-05-25 10:22:26

Kentucky Fried Chicken Must Reject Blackmail Campaign WASHINGTON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a brazen attack against an American icon and job creator, Greenpeace has launched its latest blackmail campaign against Colonel Sanders and Kentucky Fried Chicken, leveling absurd accusations against the company's environmental record. Unfortunately, this is but another example of Greenpeace's smear campaign against American companies and job creators; KFC and Yum! brands must...

Apple Once Again Announces Green Energy Plans
2012-05-18 11:42:55

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Fret not, for your cloud may soon be green. Apple has been targeted by Greenpeace over its energy consumption in its Maiden, North Carolina data center. Now, Apple is saying their 500,000 square foot center will be completely green by the end of the year, using only renewable energy sources to power it. Apple made the announcement today after Greenpeace protested, campaigned and even had activists dress up as giant iPhones, according to TGDaily....