In pictures: Fantastic Forests, celebrate Terrific Trees on International Day of Forests

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Old-growth spruce-dominated forest in Russia Image caption: Old-growth spruce-dominated forest in Russia This year’s global celebration’s theme is “Forests and Climate Change”. The International Day of Forests raises awareness about the alarming rate of deforestation, which not only accounts for 12 to 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions through forest fires, but also threatens the livelihood of Indigenous Peoples. We have been campaigning against deforestation for decades, most recently we have been putting pressure on banks like HSBC to stop funding Indonesia’s rainforest destruction.Together with the Munduruku Indigenous people, Greenpeace also …

Australia: Multiple Deaths Reported After Muslim Yelling “Allahu Akbar” Mows Down Pedestrians With Car

But worry not. According to the PC police it had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terror. This particular Muslim man was simply “mentally ill” like the “prophet” of Islam himself. Thank goodness for that! I’m sure such wonderful news will bring great comfort to the victims and their families … Hadith, Bukhari 2977, “I have been made victorious with terror” – The “Prophet” Of Islam, Mohammed Qur’an Sura 33:21, “Indeed in Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes in (meeting with) Allah and the Last Day …” Reuters – “A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of Australia’s second largest city of Melbourne on Friday, but police said the incident was…

Sweden: Muslims Stream Three-Hour Rape On Facebook Live

If their “prophet” were alive today, he’d be live-streaming every rape and war crime possible. For peaceful purposes … Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see our god Allah will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with rape their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed Revelation 9:21, “And they did not repent of … their sexual immorality …” By Patrick Knox, The Sun – “TWO migrants from Afghanistan have reportedly been arrested over the three-hour gang rape of a woman that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The two men, aged 18 and 20, who are both from Afghanistan, were arrested in the city at the weekend after police were tipped off by …” Read

Why it’s time to clean up the car industry

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Traffic in Putney, London Image caption: Traffic in Putney, London When Greenpeace kicked off the campaign to phase-out diesel engines last year, my brother Sam was one of the first ones to look concerned. He’d just bought a diesel car second-hand. They’re supposed to be more fuel-efficient than petrol and therefore pump out less CO2 so it had seemed like the greener choice. That was inherited wisdom once – but now we know how much more toxic fumes diesel engines put into our air, and how much harm that air pollution causes to our health. Diesel and petrol are like a rock and a hard place…

M4.4 tremor hits Dolakha, Nepal

February 4, 2017: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit Lapilang area of Dolakha district at 5:58pm Saturday evening.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter was located SE of Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple.Last earthquake in Dolakha was around four months ago, on October 12, 2016.It is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 476 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since the deadly earthquake.

Two moderate tremors recorded in Ramechhap, Nepal

February 27, 2017: At least two moderate earthquake have been recorded in Ramechhap district of central Nepal in less than an hour.The first earthquake was of magnitude 4.6 at 9:22 am. Another magnitude 4.7 moderate earthquake hit Ramechhap district of central Nepal at 10:06 am local time Monday morning.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, both were aftershocks of 2015 Gorkha earthquake.The epicenter was located east of Manthali at a shallow depth of 10 km.No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported. At least 478 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since April 2015.

Why it’s time to clean up the car industry

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Traffic in Putney, London Image caption: Traffic in Putney, London When Greenpeace kicked off the campaign to phase-out diesel engines last year, my brother Sam was one of the first ones to look concerned. He’d just bought a diesel car second-hand. They’re supposed to be more fuel-efficient than petrol and therefore pump out less CO2 so it had seemed like the greener choice. That was inherited wisdom once – but now we know how much more toxic fumes diesel engines put into our air, and how much harm that air pollution causes…

In pictures: Fantastic Forests, celebrate Terrific Trees on International Day of Forests

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Old-growth spruce-dominated forest in Russia Image caption: Old-growth spruce-dominated forest in Russia This year’s global celebration’s theme is “Forests and Climate Change”. The International Day of Forests raises awareness about the alarming rate of deforestation, which not only accounts for 12 to 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions through forest fires, but also threatens the livelihood of Indigenous Peoples. We have been campaigning against deforestation for decades, most recently we have been putting pressure on banks like HSBC to stop funding Indonesia’s rainforest destruction.Together with the Munduruku Indigenous people, Greenpeace also fights against the construction of mega hydrodams in the Amazon. These pictures illustrate the wonderful biodiversity of forests …

Two moderate tremors recorded in Ramechhap, Nepal

February 27, 2017: At least two moderate earthquake have been recorded in Ramechhap district of central Nepal in less than an hour.The first earthquake was of magnitude 4.6 at 9:22 am. Another magnitude 4.7 moderate earthquake hit Ramechhap district of central Nepal at 10:06 am local time Monday morning.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, both were aftershocks of 2015 Gorkha earthquake.The epicenter was located east of Manthali at a shallow depth of 10 km.No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported. At least 478 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since April 2015.

Australia: Multiple Deaths Reported After Muslim Yelling “Allahu Akbar” Mows Down Pedestrians With Car

But worry not. According to the PC police it had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terror. This particular Muslim man was simply “mentally ill” like the “prophet” of Islam himself. Thank goodness for that! I’m sure such wonderful news will bring great comfort to the victims and their families … Hadith, Bukhari 2977, “I have been made victorious with terror” – The “Prophet” Of Islam, Mohammed Qur’an Sura 33:21, “Indeed in Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes in (meeting with) Allah and the Last Day …” Reuters – “A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of…

Sweden: Muslims Stream Three-Hour Rape On Facebook Live

If their “prophet” were alive today, he’d be live-streaming every rape and war crime possible. For peaceful purposes … Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see our god Allah will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with rape their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed Revelation 9:21, “And they did not repent of … their sexual immorality …” By Patrick Knox, The Sun – “TWO migrants from Afghanistan have reportedly been arrested over the three-hour gang rape of a woman that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The two men, aged 18 and 20, who are both from Afghanistan, were arrested in the city at the weekend after police were tipped off by …” Read more.

HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

All rights reserved. Credit: Alban Grosdidier / Greenpeace Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries Image caption: Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries There’s been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia’s forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the last few weeks, although the hard work doesn’t stop there. The real test now is how those words will be put into practice.HSBC’s new policy says they will no …

Deposit Return Schemes – what exactly are they?

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose / Greenpeace You may have seen the term Deposit Return Scheme batted around lately- but what exactly does it mean?The way I like to this of it is this – with a DRS, you buy the contents of a bottle (glug glug, delicious smoothie), but only borrow the bottle. The tiny deposit paid on top of the drink is fully refundable once the empty bottle is returned. This bottle can then be recycled or (even better!) reused.By adding a value to something currently treated as worthless and ‘throwaway’, we end up viewing plastic bottles as a valuable resource and not just a one-time use object that ends up as rubbish.These schemes aren’t a new idea; …

Quake-triggered avalanche buries Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo, Italy

January 18, 2017: A series of four earthquakes rattled Central Italy between Abruzzo, Lazio, the Marche and Umbria regions triggering avalanche which buried the Rigopiano hotel in the Gran Sasso mountain near Farindola in the Abruzzo region.Update January 19, 2017According to the state-run news agency ANSA, at least three bodies have been pulled from the snow amid the slow search.Main PostFirst earthquake was of magnitude 5.3 which struck 25 km northwest of L’Aquila on 18 January at 10:25 local time. It was followed by a stronger 5.7 tremor at 11:14 local time. The third earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck 11 minutes later. The fourth earthquake of magnitude 5.2 was registered at 14:33 local time.The earthquake-triggered avalanche buried the Rigopiano hotel at a ski resort in central Italy, leaving…

M4.4 tremor hits Dolakha, Nepal

February 4, 2017: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit Lapilang area of Dolakha district at 5:58pm Saturday evening.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter was located SE of Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple.Last earthquake in Dolakha was around four months ago, on October 12, 2016.It is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 476 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since the deadly earthquake.

Australia: Multiple Deaths Reported After Muslim Yelling “Allahu Akbar” Mows Down Pedestrians With Car

But worry not. According to the PC police it had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terror. This particular Muslim man was simply “mentally ill” like the “prophet” of Islam himself. Thank goodness for that! I’m sure such wonderful news will bring great comfort to the victims and their families … Hadith, Bukhari 2977, “I have been made victorious with terror” – The “Prophet” Of Islam, Mohammed Qur’an Sura 33:21, “Indeed in Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes in (meeting with) Allah and the Last Day …” Reuters – “A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of Australia’s second…

Sweden: Muslims Stream Three-Hour Rape On Facebook Live

If their “prophet” were alive today, he’d be live-streaming every rape and war crime possible. For peaceful purposes … Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see our god Allah will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with rape their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed Revelation 9:21, “And they did not repent of … their sexual immorality …” By Patrick Knox, The Sun – “TWO migrants from Afghanistan have reportedly been arrested over the three-hour gang rape of a woman that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The two men, aged 18 and 20, who are both from Afghanistan, were arrested in the city at the weekend after police were tipped off by …” Read more.

HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

All rights reserved. Credit: Alban Grosdidier / Greenpeace Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries Image caption: Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries There’s been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia’s forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the last few weeks, although the hard work doesn’t stop there. The real test now is how those words will be put into practice.HSBC’s new policy says they will no longer provide funding to companies involved in any kind of deforestation or peatland clearance, both of which were missing from…

Deposit Return Schemes – what exactly are they?

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose / Greenpeace You may have seen the term Deposit Return Scheme batted around lately- but what exactly does it mean?The way I like to this of it is this – with a DRS, you buy the contents of a bottle (glug glug, delicious smoothie), but only borrow the bottle. The tiny deposit paid on top of the drink is fully refundable once the empty bottle is returned. This bottle can then be recycled or (even better!) reused.By adding a value to something currently treated as worthless and ‘throwaway’, we end up viewing plastic bottles as a valuable resource and not just a one-time…

Quake-triggered avalanche buries Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo, Italy

January 18, 2017: A series of four earthquakes rattled Central Italy between Abruzzo, Lazio, the Marche and Umbria regions triggering avalanche which buried the Rigopiano hotel in the Gran Sasso mountain near Farindola in the Abruzzo region.Update January 19, 2017According to the state-run news agency ANSA, at least three bodies have been pulled from the snow amid the slow search.Main PostFirst earthquake was of magnitude 5.3 which struck 25 km northwest of L’Aquila on 18 January at 10:25 local time. It was followed by a stronger 5.7 tremor at 11:14 local time. The third earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck 11 minutes later. The fourth earthquake of magnitude 5.2 was registered at 14:33 local time.The earthquake-…

M4.4 tremor hits Dolakha, Nepal

February 4, 2017: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit Lapilang area of Dolakha district at 5:58pm Saturday evening.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter was located SE of Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple.Last earthquake in Dolakha was around four months ago, on October 12, 2016.It is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 476 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since the deadly earthquake.

Australia: Multiple Deaths Reported After Muslim Yelling “Allahu Akbar” Mows Down Pedestrians With Car

But worry not. According to the PC police it had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terror. This particular Muslim man was simply “mentally ill” like the “prophet” of Islam himself. Thank goodness for that! I’m sure such wonderful news will bring great comfort to the victims and their families … Hadith, Bukhari 2977, “I have been made victorious with terror” – The “Prophet” Of Islam, Mohammed Qur’an Sura 33:21, “Indeed in Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes in (meeting with) Allah and the Last Day …” Reuters – “A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of Australia’s second largest city of…

Sweden: Muslims Stream Three-Hour Rape On Facebook Live

If their “prophet” were alive today, he’d be live-streaming every rape and war crime possible. For peaceful purposes … Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see our god Allah will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with rape their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed Revelation 9:21, “And they did not repent of … their sexual immorality …” By Patrick Knox, The Sun – “TWO migrants from Afghanistan have reportedly been arrested over the three-hour gang rape of a woman that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The two men, aged 18 and 20, who are both from Afghanistan, were arrested in the city at the weekend after police were tipped

HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

All rights reserved. Credit: Alban Grosdidier / Greenpeace Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries Image caption: Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries There’s been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia’s forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the last few weeks, although the hard work doesn’t stop there. The real test now is how those words will be put into practice.HSBC’s new policy says they will no …

Deposit Return Schemes – what exactly are they?

All rights reserved. Credit: Will Rose / Greenpeace You may have seen the term Deposit Return Scheme batted around lately- but what exactly does it mean?The way I like to this of it is this – with a DRS, you buy the contents of a bottle (glug glug, delicious smoothie), but only borrow the bottle. The tiny deposit paid on top of the drink is fully refundable once the empty bottle is returned. This bottle can then be recycled or (even better!) reused.By adding a value to something currently treated as worthless and ‘throwaway’, we end up viewing plastic bottles as a valuable resource …

Quake-triggered avalanche buries Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo, Italy

January 18, 2017: A series of four earthquakes rattled Central Italy between Abruzzo, Lazio, the Marche and Umbria regions triggering avalanche which buried the Rigopiano hotel in the Gran Sasso mountain near Farindola in the Abruzzo region.Update January 19, 2017According to the state-run news agency ANSA, at least three bodies have been pulled from the snow amid the slow search.Main PostFirst earthquake was of magnitude 5.3 which struck 25 km northwest of L’Aquila on 18 January at 10:25 local time. It was followed by a stronger 5.7 tremor at 11:14 local time. The third earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck 11 minutes later. The fourth earthquake of magnitude 5.2 was registered at 14:33 local time.The earthquake-triggered avalanche buried the Rigopiano hotel at a ski resort in central Italy, leaving up to 29 hotel guests and …

M4.4 tremor hits Dolakha, Nepal

February 4, 2017: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit Lapilang area of Dolakha district at 5:58pm Saturday evening.According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter was located SE of Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple.Last earthquake in Dolakha was around four months ago, on October 12, 2016.It is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 476 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded since the deadly earthquake.

Australia: Multiple Deaths Reported After Muslim Yelling “Allahu Akbar” Mows Down Pedestrians With Car

But worry not. According to the PC police it had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terror. This particular Muslim man was simply “mentally ill” like the “prophet” of Islam himself. Thank goodness for that! I’m sure such wonderful news will bring great comfort to the victims and their families … Hadith, Bukhari 2977, “I have been made victorious with terror” – The “Prophet” Of Islam, Mohammed Qur’an Sura 33:21, “Indeed in Allah’s Messenger (Mohammad) you have an excellent example to follow for him who hopes in (meeting with) Allah and the Last Day …” Reuters – “A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of Australia’s second largest city of Melbourne on Friday, but police said the incident was not terrorism-related.” …

Sweden: Muslims Stream Three-Hour Rape On Facebook Live

If their “prophet” were alive today, he’d be live-streaming every rape and war crime possible. For peaceful purposes … Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see our god Allah will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with rape their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed Revelation 9:21, “And they did not repent of … their sexual immorality …” By Patrick Knox, The Sun – “TWO migrants from Afghanistan have reportedly been arrested over the three-hour gang rape of a woman that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The two men, aged 18 and 20, who are both from Afghanistan, were arrested in

HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

All rights reserved. Credit: Alban Grosdidier / Greenpeace Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries Image caption: Greenpeace volunteers campaigned outside HSBC branches in the UK and other countries There’s been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia’s forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the last few weeks, although the hard work doesn’t stop there. The real test now is how those words will be put into practice.HSBC’s new policy says they will no longer provide funding to …