Greenpeace

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

PALEMBANG (INDONESIA) (AFP) -<p>A large blaze broke out right next to the Asian Games site in the Indonesian city of Palembang on Tuesday as firefighters scrambled to prevent clouds of smoke affecting competition events.<p>Helicopters scooped up water to douse the flames in fields bordering the sports …

Palembang

How Sustainable Is the Seafood at Your Supermarket?

As savvy customers take an interest in the sustainability of their seafood, sourcing environmentally-friendly fish is sometimes easier said than …

Sustainability

Greenpeace to make new challenge to Government on plastics

Following the win on plastic bags, Greenpeace is gearing up to issue a significant new challenge to Government on plastics.“The ban on single-use …

Sculpture

Dismantling Oil Rigs Could Destroy Vital Coral Reefs - D-brief

By Eric Betz | August 20, 2018 5:54 pm<p>Offshore oil rigs have become refuges for marine species around the world. But now many of these sites are …

Energy

U.S. Court Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Construction by Ordering Environmental Review.

Diana Best of Greenpeace USA says many obstacles remain to the completion of Keystone XLThe post U.S. Court Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Construction …

Liberal View

Greenpeace Ranks Grocers On Seafood Sustainability, And Its Findings Are Surprising

A supermarket known for its sustainability practices, a Midwestern conventional supermarket, a discount supermarket known for its private labels and cheap prices, and a mass merchandiser took the top four slots and earned the “leadership” rating in this year’s <i>Carting Away the Oceans</i> report from …

Sustainability

Target changes course on farmed salmon, bringing it back into stores - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Alex Van Abbema <br>– Staff writer, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Aug 17, 2018, 7:28am CDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 17, 2018, 7:30am CDT<p>Target Corp. has …

Salmon

The plight of the orangutan – in pictures

Orangutans, our fellow great apes, are being pushed to the edge of extinction as oil palm producers clear the rainforest. Here are eleven arresting images that photographers have captured – documenting conservation projects, deforestation and rare species that are struggling for their survival<p><i>Help</i> …

Orangutans

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Greenpeace

This week in Greenpeace pictures

Every day, people from all over the world fight to ensure a green, peaceful and safe future for our planet. From the US to the Philippines, here’s a …

Wildfires

Greenpeace, BT & influencer marketing: 5 things that mattered this week and why

BT and EE shift strategy as they move marketing for both brands into one roleWhen BT bought EE in a £12.5bn deal two years ago many were convinced it …

Advertising (UK)

Indonesian court rejects bid to stop coal power plant expansion

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indonesian court has rejected a legal challenge from local residents attempting to halt the expansion of a coal power plant on the holiday island of Bali, the environmental group Greenpeace said on Friday.<p>Three residents near the Celukan Bawang …

Environmentalism

Shocking Photos of Manila Streets Literally Flooded With Trash Show Why We Need to Ditch Plastic…NOW

Following a dire combination of heavy storm and monsoon rains, Metropolitan Manila, one of the three metropolitan areas of the Philippines, was hit …

Pollution

Tell big companies to drop dirty palm oil

Wildfires are not only local disasters; they influence the entire planet.<p>"We need to see Halcyon Agri and Sudcam Hevea immediately halt their …

Wildfires

Watch: Lobbyist Claims Monsanto's Roundup Is Safe to Drink, Freaks Out When Offered a Glass

109K Shares<p><b>(ANTIMEDIA)</b> French television station Canal+ recently sat down with Dr. Patrick Moore for an upcoming documentary. Dr. Moore, who claims …

Monsanto

Monsanto's Herbicide Roundup Is Still Available In Australia After It Was Found To Be Carcinogenic. Here's What We Know About It

Rounding up the facts.<p>Last week a jury in the Superior Court of California concluded in a landmark ruling that Dewayne Johnson, a groundskeeper for a Californian school district, had developed cancer from exposure to Roundup, a widely used pesticide produced by agrochemical giant Monsanto.<p>The court …

Pesticides

Pick of the week: Greenpeace's lovable orangutan reveals a hard-hitting message

The animated film does a good job of making the global crisis of rainforest destruction personal through an engaging, heartwarming story about a …

Advertising (UK)

Greenpeace ranks Whole Foods No. 1 in seafood sustainability; Trader Joe’s falls 7 spots

Whole Foods tops Greenpeace’s 2018 ranking of groceries with the best sustainable seafood practices, with ALDI ranked third and Target coming in …

Trader Joe's

Remote China glacial lake bursts, no casualties

BEIJING (Reuters) - A glacial lake in China's far western region of Xinjiang has burst though there were no casualties, state media said, while the environment group Greenpeace warned on Wednesday that such events have increased because of rising temperatures.<p>The glacial lake burst last Friday …

China

Top 4 supermarket chains for sustainable seafood

<b>Greenpeace's annual survey of national retailers' progress on sustainable seafood reveals the leaders and the losers.</b><p>It's kind of (awfully) …

Sustainability

Who's on The One Show? Emma Thompson joins Alex Jones and Matt Baker and Vianet Djenguet looks for cuckoos

ONE of Britain's best exports, Emma Thompson, is joining The One Show tonight to talk about her latest projects.<p>Emma has just finished a project with …

Alex Jones

Greenpeace: the bravest brand without a brand manager?

Greenpeace’s executive director prizes environmental cause above brand identity, a tactic that’s led to a smorgasbord of creative campaigns that are …

Branding

Emma Thompson Narrates Greenpeace Animated Short to Lobby Against ‘Dirty’ Palm Oil

Greenpeace enlisted Emma Thompson as the narrator of “Rang-tan,” an animated short about a little girl and her orangutan friend — whose Indonesian …

Streaming

Mother, Greenpeace and Salon Alpin's new animated short focuses on deforestation, palm oil, and orangutans

Since 1969, Greenpeace has been engaged in a globe-spanning attempt to ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity. Its …

Palm Oil

Greenpeace activists slap pollution warning stickers on VWs at Huddersfield dealership

Environmental campaigners placed pollution warning signs on cars for sale at a Huddersfield Volkswagen dealership.<p>Members of Greenpeace Huddersfield …

West Yorkshire

‘Tour of grief is over’ for killer whale no longer carrying dead calf

Watch VideoIt was a whale of a funeral procession, 1,000 miles long.An apparently grieving female orca whale who swam with the body of her dead calf …

Grieving

Greenpeace's hand-painted story of an orangutan pressures Unilever and Nestlé on palm oil

Actress Emma Thompson, brand ambassador for Greenpeace, has lent her voice to the environmental charity's latest work – an illustration of the loss …

Palm Oil

Australia urged to restrict Monsanto's Roundup after US court rules it caused cancer

Greenpeace has called on the Australian government to suspend the sale of the weedkiller Roundup after a US court ruled it had caused the terminal cancer of an American man.<p>On Friday, the San Francisco superior court of California ruled that Roundup caused school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson to …

Pesticides

Greenpeace gets it wrong, again

Economic growth — implicitly criticized — can and has damaged the environment. However, increasing prosperity, once a minimum threshold of …

Los Angeles

Greenpeace and Emma Thompson Craft a Touching Story About the Orangutan’s Plight

With the world’s population of orangutans having declined by half in just 16 years, wildlife advocates are ringing alarm bells about the continued …

Palm Oil