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In July, 61 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering submitted a petition to the country's leaders asking that they begin promoting industrial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) rice as soon as possible.
With Russia under the world’s microscope barely a month before the Winter Olympics, President Vladimir Putin has granted an amnesty said to cover thousands, including Greenpeace activists, Pussy Riot and a jailed former tycoon.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that two members of the jailed Pussy Riot punk band -- which has criticized Putin in the past -- will be released as part of an amnesty deal. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alyokhina, 25, are
International nature conservationist organization Greenpeace has regarded Riau province in Sumatra as a testing ground towards the success for the Indonesian government in protecting the country's biodiversity and endangered animals, a statement
Max 22° Min 13° Greenpeace fails in bid to stop Anadarko NZ Newswire December 19, 2013, 6:54 pm Greenpeace have lost their bid to stop oil giant Anadarko deep-sea drilling off the coast of New Zealand. The environmental lobby group wanted a judicial
Activists in hazmat (hazardous material) suits from the environmentalist group Greenpeace uproot genetically engineered Bt eggplant, locally known as talong, from a field trial site in Bay Laguna province, in this 2011 photo. PhilippinesAn
TWO protesters have been arrested after scaling a coal crusher at a controversial northwest NSW coal mine project. The man and woman climbed down on Wednesday night and were arrested after a 12-hour protest suspending a banner from the crusher of
Russia parliament approves amnesty for prisoners Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are seen here in court in Moscow in 2012 Russian MPs have backed an amnesty that may include some of the country's best-known prisoners including
The amnesty, to mark the anniversary of the adoption of Russia's post-Communist constitution in 1993, will be applied to thousands of Russian prisoners, the agency reported. Pussy Riot members' hunger strikes Pussy Riot husband describes Navalny
Auckland [ change ] Partly cloudy Max 22° Min 16° Russian parliament votes for amnesty for Arctic 30 Greenpeace, Fuseworks December 18, 2013, 10:10 pm The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have