Tesco dropped its supplier after it was found to be selling meat from illegally deforested pasture

Tesco under fire over beef farmed in Amazon

Tesco has been accused of fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by selling beef from cattle reared on land stolen from the jungle. During a two-year investigation, Greenpeace found that canned beef from cows on illegally deforested pasture had found its way on to the shelves of the UK's biggest supermarket chain.

Tesco dropped its supplier after it was found to be selling meat from illegally deforested pasture

Tesco sold beef farmed in Amazon

Tesco has been accused of fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by selling beef from cattle reared on land stolen from the jungle.

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Activists from Greenpeace have plastered the windows of an Apple store in London with a poster protesting against the company's use of coal.

Rise in greenhouse gas emissions

The UK's greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2010, the first increase since 2003, figures confirmed today.

Market Report: Footsie ends on a high but Cairn Energy misses out

It may have been boom time in the Square Mile, but not everyone was along for the ride. While the Footsie closed last night at its highest since last July, Cairn Energy was among the stocks missing out on the rally amid fears the oil explorer is about to come under sustained pressure.

Firms squirm at shame of exposure over human rights and environmental contempt

Some of the world's biggest companies are in the running for an award that none of them actually wants. This Friday, two will be singled out as the biggest offenders of the year for "contempt for the environment and human rights".

French power stations infiltrated by Greenpeace

The French authorities have been left red-faced after Greenpeace activists yesterday morning managed to infiltrate three nuclear power stations across the country.

Cairn Energy fails to find oil again

Oil and gas explorer Cairn Energy revealed more misery for its controversial drilling campaign off the coast of Greenland today as it failed to find oil in two more wells.

Spanish fleet accused of law-breaking lands massive EU subsidies

Greenpeace urges Commission to end 'corrupted' fisheries policy

Arctic oil spill plan condemned

Environmental campaigners today accused a UK oil company of "breathtaking irresponsibility" over its plans for clearing up a possible spill in the Arctic.

Greenpeace legal bid over Fukushima disaster

Greenpeace served legal papers today accusing the Government of failing to take into account the implications of Japan's Fukushima disaster in future planning for the building of new nuclear power stations in the UK.

Greenland ready with spill plan

Greenland said last night it would publish its oil spill response plan, in a move which could dampen some of the controversy surrounding oil exploration in its waters.

Cairn hit by Greenland well disappointment

Investors in Cairn Energy were left disappointed yesterday after the oil prospector said a well drilled as part of its controversial Greenland exploration campaign had come up dry.

David Prosser: When Cairn took on the polar bears

Outlook Having seen what happened to BP in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, one can understand why Cairn Energy might feel a little edgy about the protests against its drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Greenland. But if an oil company were to write a masterplan for setting itself up as a big bad bogey figure, the way Cairn is behaving in its continuing dispute with Greenpeace would surely provide the blueprint.

Court order against Cairn protesters

Cairn Energy, the oil prospector whose Edinburgh offices were targeted by Greenpeace activists dressed up as polar bears on Monday, has been granted a court order to prevent a repeat of the incident.

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