ARTICLES RELATING TO GREENPEACE

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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