McDonald's to contain Arctic cod fishing

2016-05-25 22:00

Food giants McDonald's and Tesco have signed an agreement to not expand cod fishing into untouched parts of the Arctic.

Taiwan fishing 'out of control': Greenpeace

2016-04-14 19:03

Environment advocacy group Greenpeace says Taiwan's fishing industry is 'out of control', with shark finning still rampant.

Greenpeace: Close Delhi schools due to air pollution

2015-12-03 19:57

Greenpeace has urged schools in the Indian capital to shut down temporarily, arguing that current air pollution levels were a danger to children.

Don't be fooled by climate rhetoric: Greenpeace

2015-12-02 05:24

Soaring rhetoric from US President Barack Obama and other leaders about their deep commitment to fighting climate change should be taken with a hefty pinch of salt, Greenpeace says.

Greenpeace barred from bidding for German coal mine

2015-11-03 20:00

Greenpeace says it has been barred from bidding for the German coal operations of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall, which the environmental activists intended to shut down.

Loggers in China destroying parts of panda sanctuary

2015-10-21 14:03

Loggers in China's southwest are destroying sanctuaries home to endangered giant pandas, environmental group Greenpeace says in a report, defying efforts by conservationists and tougher forestry regulations.

Nuclear waste ship leaves France for Australia

2015-10-16 14:44

A ship carrying 25 tons of nuclear waste has left France for Australia despite protests from environmental campaigners who said they were concerned about 'deficiencies' in the vessel.

Massive opportunity for Africa

2015-10-11 13:26

A real alternative has emerged as a global energy revolution has started to take shape, say Kumi Naidoo and Ibrahim Togola.

100% renewable energy access for all by 2050 - Greenpeace

2015-10-06 07:24

Political will is needed to bring about a green and inclusive economy, says Greenpeace, which is launching a report to plot the way towards a new world.

Russia ordered to compensate Greenpeace in Arctic Sunrise case

2015-08-25 13:11

Environmental campaigners Greenpeace have welcomed a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague that says Russia must pay them compensation for boarding their ship the Arctic Sunrise.


Nuclear plan will keep SA's poor in the dark - Kumi Naidoo

2016-05-23 18:40

Former Greenpeace director Kumi Naidoo says millions of South Africans living without electricity cannot wait 10 to15 years for the nuclear procurement plan to roll out.

Greenpeace India appoints new chief

2016-01-20 20:29

Greenpeace India has appointed a new director to steer the group forward amid ongoing legal battles with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Climate-saving talks crawl as deadline looms

2015-12-03 17:55

Negotiators charged with saving humanity from a climate catastrophe have unveiled a new draft deal riddled with conflicting proposals after three days of talks.

Greenpeace says its permit to work in India was canceled

2015-11-06 19:35

Greenpeace says its registration to work in India has been canceled amid crackdown on NGOs

Brazil logger fire threatens jungle tribes

2015-10-29 05:19

A huge fire engulfing a swath of Brazilian jungle is threatening the existence of remote indigenous tribes and may have been started by illegal loggers.

Last climate talks before COP21 tense

2015-10-19 16:07

The last round of climate talks ahead of a decisive summit in Paris have started in Bonn, Germany, with delegates struggling to smooth out tensions.

Heavy air pollution in 80% of Chinese cities - Greenpeace

2015-10-15 08:47

Pollution in nearly 80% of Chinese cities surveyed by Greenpeace “greatly exceeded” national standards over the first nine months of this year, the advocacy group says.

Greenpeace warns ANC to drop nuclear plans

2015-10-06 11:15

Greenpeace has a message for the ANC ahead of its National General Council meeting this week: drop nuclear energy, or face massive resistance.

India cancels foreign funding licence of Greenpeace local unit

2015-09-03 21:29

India's government has cancelled a licence that allowed Greenpeace International's Indian unit to receive donations from abroad.

China battles contamination at chemical blast site

2015-08-14 09:26

Chinese authorities are struggling to extinguish fires and identify dangerous chemicals at a devastated industrial site, two days after giant explosions killed dozens and left residents in fear of being cloaked in a toxic cloud.

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