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Top Greenpeace Articles

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  • Controversial dam project in Chile's Patagonia region on hold

     
    The HidroAysen dam project, which would have inundated 12,500 acres in the bio-diverse Patagonia region, is effectively suspended as a partner suspends work on an environmental impact study....
  • Mexico cancels mega-resort project near Baja California reef

     
    Mexico's government on Friday halted a controversial mega-resort development in Baja California Sur after environmentalists said it would have threatened a large coral reef in the Sea of Cortes that has rebounded dramatically from years of damage. The...
  • Where's my Wikipedia? SOPA, PIPA blackout coming

     
    Wikipedia to go dark for 24 hours to protest SOPA...
  • Happy anniversary

     
    By Megan Crepeau April 20, 2010: BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling unit explodes, shooting nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. August 2010: Greenpeace files a FOIA request for any National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
  • Red Cross aid hasn't reached Japan quake victims

    Red Cross aid hasn't reached Japan quake victims
    Japan's Red Cross has collected more than $1 billion in the first three weeks after the massive earthquake and tsunami but has yet to distribute any funds directly to victims, prompting Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano to urge Sunday that the process...
  • Sundance 2012: 'A Fierce Green Fire' tells environmentalist tale

     
    Director Mark Kitchell's documentary "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For A Living Planet" plays at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival....
  • Traces of radiation found in Japanese baby formula

     
    A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula that reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown....
  • Mattel drops paper company linked to Indonesia deforestation

     
    Mattel responds to Greenpeace's Barbie-themed deforestation protest: Responding to a campaign by Greenpeace, toy giant Mattel, maker of the famed Barbie doll line, announced Wednesday that it will stop buying paper and packaging that the environmental...
  • Hewlett-Packard tops Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

     
    Hewlett-Packard Co. has claimed the No. 1 spot on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics released Wednesday. The Palo Alto-based manufacturer of printers, computers and other consumer electronics scored 5.9 out of a possible 10 points on the 17th...
  • NOAA greenhouse gas index climbs

     
    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) numbers today, which measures the direct climate influence of a select set of greenhouse gases, and the news is not good. The numbers continue to...
  • Japan may ban sales of tainted rice from stricken-reactor area

     
    Japan's central government warned Thursday that it might soon ban shipments of contaminated rice from a farm area affected by the March accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. A test Wednesday detected excessive levels of the poisonous...
  • Greenhouse gases, water vapor and you

     
    Several readers pointed out that water vapor is the biggest contributor to global warming, which was not mentioned in last week’s post about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s release of its Annual Greenhouse Gas Index,...