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Nation 21 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Expert: Greenpeace campaign a sham

An international trade expert has described the campaign by Greenpeace against commercial logging and the export operations of a Malaysian company in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as a sham.

Lifestyle 27 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Carbon neutrality

From World Cup to World Bank, various firms and organisations are taking action to set off their carbon emissions. ALISTER DOYLE reports.

World 20 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Australia may develop nuclear power - PM Howard

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard says he has an open mind on the development of nuclear power in Australia, which has 40 percent of the world's known reserves of uranium, and has called for a full debate on the issue.

Lifestyle 16 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Ship of contention

On May 5, the controversial end-of-life cruise ship I>SS Norway /I>left Malaysian waters - leaving in its wake the contentious position of Malaysia as a complicit party in an illegal traffic of toxic waste.

World 12 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

China paper demand consuming forests - study

HONG KONG/JAKARTA (Reuters) - China's huge appetite for paper is fueling pulp mill expansions and accelerating the loss of forests in countries such as Indonesia, a global research institute said on Thursday.

World 26 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Mourners, candles mark Chernobyl anniversary

SLAVUTYCH, Ukraine (Reuters) - Mourners bearing candles marked the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on Wednesday, honouring those who died from its effects as leaders pledged to ensure it would never happen again.

World 19 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Chernobyl death toll underestimated, says Greenpeace

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday the eventual death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 cancer deaths attributable to the accident.

World 28 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Guinea catches Chinese fishing "pirates" - Greenpeace

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday it had helped authorities in Guinea arrest a Chinese vessel fishing illegally off its coast as part of a crackdown on

World 27 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Greenpeace hunts pirate fishermen off West Africa

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace said on Monday it was helping Guinea hunt for foreign trawlers fishing illegally in West African waters and threatening the livelihoods of local communities.

Lifestyle 16 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tripping the life elastic

Life for the man who invented the modern bungee - and now the 'reverse bungee' - must be anything but dull. A.J. Hackett tells ALLAN KOAY about the ups and downs of his escapades.