Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

2017-10-17 21:43

The environmental group Greenpeace has issued a report giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.

'Oil age is ending' - Greenpeace disrupts #FrankfurtMotorshow2017

2017-09-14 09:36

On the opening day of the world’s largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested against auto industry practices that harm both the climate and people’s health.

US now a rogue state and climate villain, world tells Trump

2017-06-02 16:56

Despite US president Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his nation from the historic Paris Agreement, analysts say that the Paris Agreement will continue.

Police boost security at Eiffel Tower after demo reveals 'flaws'

2017-05-05 20:27

Greenpeace activists have pulled off a daring stunt in central Paris, attaching a giant banner to the iconic Eiffel Tower and leaving police to admit security "flaws" at a time when terror fears remain high.

Guinea seizes shark fins from Chinese ships

2017-04-13 05:47

Guinea has seized a haul of shark fins and carcasses from Chinese ships fishing illegally off the coast of the west African country and fined the owners.

Protesters hoist 'RESIST' banner from crane near White House

2017-01-26 10:01

A protester with Greenpeace says they unfurled a giant banner from a construction crane in view of the White House to get under President Donald Trump's skin

India bans foreign funds of 20 000 charities - official

2016-12-27 18:27

India's government has banned about 20 000 charities from accepting overseas funds because they failed to comply with the rules, a home ministry official says.

Whaling nations sink bid for South Atlantic sanctuary

2016-10-25 21:15

Whaling nations have defeated a renewed bid by southern hemisphere states to create an Atlantic sanctuary for the marine mammals hunted to near extinction in the 20th century.

Nobel winners slam Greenpeace on GMO crops

2016-06-30 20:17

About a third of living Nobel laureates - 108 at last count - have signed an open letter which attacks Greenpeace for campaigning against genetically modified crops, especially one called Golden Rice.

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.


#FrankfurtMotorshow2017: 5 memorable moments

2017-09-15 12:54

With the #FrankfurtMotorshow2017 in full swing, we take a look at some of the most memorable moments at the show.

Poland says primeval forest should not be Unesco site

2017-06-21 21:38

Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko has called on Unesco to strip the ancient Bialowieza forest of its natural heritage status.

Statue of Liberty in a life jacket at G-7 protest

2017-05-26 18:43

Environmental activists have staged protests on a beach and at sea near the Sicilian hilltop town of Taormina, where leaders of the world's seven wealthiest democracies are meeting.

Greenpeace disrupts Credit Suisse meet over pipeline financing

2017-04-28 17:00

Greenpeace activists disrupted a Credit Suisse shareholder meeting to protest the bank's alleged financing of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline in the US.

Most whales hunted in Norway female, pregnant

2017-03-08 19:59

Animal rights activists have expressed outrage after reports emerged that a large majority of whales harpooned each year in Norway are pregnant.

Greenpeace unfurls banner near White House

2017-01-25 18:23

Greenpeace activists unfurled a large banner with the word "Resist" from a construction crane blocks from the White House to protest against President Donald Trump. WATCH

Choking smog clears from northern China

2016-12-22 15:14

Smoggy skies have turned clear in parts of China after nearly a full week of severe pollution, which saw scores of flights cancelled.

DRC to scrap illegal China logging contracts

2016-07-14 08:18

DR Congolese authorities say they will annul three logging contracts awarded to China in what Greenpeace had called a violation of the country's logging moratorium.

Pick n Pay must ditch fossil fuels, urges Greenpeace

2016-06-28 15:17

Retail giant Pick n Pay has come under criticism by Greenpeace activists for consuming the most electricity compared to other retailers.

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.

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