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Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs
Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs

Thai authorities uncovered a trove of animal parts and intercepted a monk trying to leave a controversial tiger temple with skins and fangs.

Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs
Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start
Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start

'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.

Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship

Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.

Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
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Norway removes Greenpeace ship from contested Arctic drill site

Norwegian coastguards on Friday removed a Greenpeace ship from a controversial Arctic drilling site where it was trying to prevent oil explorations, the environmentalist group said.

Norway removes Greenpeace ship from contested Arctic drill site
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Greenpeace accuses P&G over Indonesian forest destruction

Environmental group Greenpeace on Wednesday accused US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble of responsibility for the destruction of Indonesian rainforests and the habitat of endangered orangutans and tigers.

Greenpeace accuses P&G over Indonesian forest destruction
Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia
Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia

The last of the 26 foreign Greenpeace activists who were detained after an Arctic protest flew out of Russia on Sunday, the group announced, finally ending a saga that had caused global concern.

Final amnestied foreign Greenpeace activist leaves Russia
Arctic protester vows to fight on after Russian case closed
Arctic protester vows to fight on after Russian case closed

A British Greenpeace protester Tuesday said he was "jubilant" after Russia closed the criminal case against him for staging a protest on an oil rig, and vowed to keep fighting for environmental issues.

Arctic protester vows to fight on after Russian case closed
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Coal port plan will kill Great Barrier Reef: activists

Conservationists on Wednesday slammed Australia's approval for an Indian firm to expand a major coal port on the Great Barrier Reef coast, warning it would hasten the natural wonder's demise.

Coal port plan will kill Great Barrier Reef: activists
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Oil explorer eyes Spain's pristine Canary Islands

Luring millions of tourists a year with its crystal-clear waters, warm winters and precious wildlife, Spain's Canary Islands may hold another treasure -- oil -- that is attracting a less welcome visitor.

Oil explorer eyes Spain's pristine Canary Islands
Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest
Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest

Chevron said Sunday it has restarted work on its first shale gas exploration well in Romania, a day after protests forced the US energy giant to suspend the operation.

Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest
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Madonna calls for release of Greenpeace activists

Pop legend Madonna has joined a chorus of international stars in urging the release of 30 Greenpeace crewmembers jailed after a protest against energy prospecting in the Arctic.

Madonna calls for release of Greenpeace activists
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia

A Greenpeace activist Saturday staged a protest in a tent suspended from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower against Russia's detention of 30 members of the environmental lobby group.

Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
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Senior Dutch diplomat beaten up in Russia: official

A senior Dutch diplomat at the Netherlands embassy in Moscow was beaten up at his home in the Russian capital by unknown individuals who scrawled the letters "LGBT" on a mirror.

Senior Dutch diplomat beaten up in Russia: official
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response

Despite its expertise at risky protests, Greenpeace's head admitted he was "extremely surprised" by Russia's response in the Arctic and never imagined activists would face piracy charges and years in jail.

Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
Australia presses Russia over detained Greenpeace activist
Australia presses Russia over detained Greenpeace activist

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop expressed concern to Russia about an Australian crew member of a Greenpeace ship facing a "very serious" piracy charge over an Arctic oil exploration protest.

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Australia presses Russia over detained Greenpeace activist
Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom
Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom

Greenpeace campaigners briefly interrupted a Champions League match in Basel on Tuesday to protest against sponsor and Russian energy giant Gazprom.

Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom
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Greenpeace activists scale oil rig in Russian Arctic

Two activists from Greenpeace were on Wednesday scaling an oil platform owned by state energy giant Gazprom in the Russian Arctic in a bid to stop it drilling for oil in a hugely sensitive area.

Greenpeace activists scale oil rig in Russian Arctic
Greenpeace protests Shell Arctic drilling at Belgian GP
Greenpeace protests Shell Arctic drilling at Belgian GP

Greenpeace activists paraglided to the top of the main stand of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday to protest against drilling in the Arctic by the race's main sponsor, the Shell oil giant.

Greenpeace protests Shell Arctic drilling at Belgian GP
Activists plant North Pole flag to fight oil drilling
Activists plant North Pole flag to fight oil drilling

Activists have planted a flag at the North Pole along with millions of signatures calling for the Arctic to be declared a global sanctuary protected from oil drilling.

Activists plant North Pole flag to fight oil drilling
Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace
Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace

Government radiation monitoring in areas near Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is unreliable, Greenpeace charged on Tuesday, with heavily populated areas exposed to 13 times the legal limit.

Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace