Articles, essays, comuniques and PR material provided by Greenpeace, an independent, campaigning organisation, which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
New study points tolikely source of GE rice contamination in China (I) - Just two weeks after Greenpeace exposed the illegal selling and planting of genetically engineered (GE) rice in Hubei province, a research paper published today in Science magazine describes what appear to be unregulated trials of the same GE rice that Greenpeace researchers found being illegally sold in the open market.
European power sector at a crossroads - will they choose clean or dirty energy? - The power sector will decide how the new energy capacity will be built: whether Europe's power supply will be dirty fossil fuels and unsafe nuclear energy, or efficient and clean renewable energy.
Police operative in the Amazon exposes corruption of environmental agencies - The Brazilian Federal Police carried out today a full-size operation in Mato Grosso which resulted in the dismantling of a gang responsible for defrauding logging authorisations in the State for 14 years.
Climate change on G8 priority list - 12% of the world's electricity can be supplied by wind; 11 billion tonnes of CO2 saved by 2020, says industry report.
Bush remains out in the cold on climate change at the G8 summit - The Group of Eight communiqué issued by world leaders at their summit in Gleneagles today highlights the divisions between President Bush and the rest of the world on tackling climate change.
New international law for ancient forest protection - Forest ministers from around the world will gather today to discuss the future of the forests at the start of the Fifth Conference of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) at the UN’s headquarters in New York.
Nuclear fusion reactor project in France: an expensive and senseless nuclear stupidity - Greenpeace deplores the agreement by the Representatives of the Parties to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) to construct one of the world's largest nuclear fusion experiments in Cadarache, Southern France.
20th Anniversary of the bombing of the RainbowWarrior - 20th Anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior Greenpeace creates a symbol of peace in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower to commemorate victims of terrorism.
Is The State A True Necessity? - We people are accustomed to think that beyond the sovereignty of a state underlies some sort of God's will, and thus, the state and political institutions are indispensable but guess what? They are not, by far.
Science and Technology / Meteorology and Weather Prognosis - Articles and advice on meteorology fundamentals and easy techniques to make useful weather forecasts for adventurers, navigators, pilots and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Outdoor Photography - Recommendations and advice for photographers and people who like to make pictures out in the wilderness.
Geography and Outdoors / Mountains and Mountainous Regions - Detailed descriptions of some mountains and ranges of Patagonia, South America and the rest of the world that we have explored.
Outdoor Activities / Trekking, Camping and Excursions - Trekking, basic camping and hiking as related to many extreme sports. Fundamental techniques and advice.
Society / Globalisation / Antiglobalisation - Corporate and gubernamental political players worldwide support globalisation. People in general, however, tend to oppose this process as it unfolds now, causing widespread hunger, unemployment and poverty while less than 5% of humankind benefits from it.
Outdoor Activities / Exploration and Expeditions - Whether your interest lies within expeditions and trips or you want to learn about different uncharted places, tricks of the trade and possibilities, start reading this section.