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Review of Cairn Oil Spill Prevention and Contingency Plan (OSCP), Exploration...

Publication | September 6, 2011 at 9:19

A full review of Cairn Energy's Oil Spill Response Plan, published by the Greenland government in August 2011 by Professor Richard Steiner, University of Alaska (ret.), Oil Spill Consultant.

Briefing: Greenpeace analysis of the Cairn Oil Spill Prevention and Contingency Plan

Publication | September 6, 2011 at 9:14

For the two years that Cairn has been operating in the Arctic, it has repeatedly refused to publish an oil spill response plan - the document that supposedly shows how the company would deal with a spill. Recently, after massive public and...

Dirty Laundry 2: Hung Out to Dry

Publication | August 23, 2011 at 11:54

Research commissioned by Greenpeace International has revealed that clothing and certain fabric-based shoes sold internationally by major clothing brands are manufactured using nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs). NPEs -- which are used as surfactants...

Crisis for FSC in the Congo Basin?

Publication | May 27, 2011 at 10:26

Greenpeace and many other Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) members and stakeholders are seriously concerned that an increasing number of FSC certificates are being granted around the world to logging companies that do not meet the international...

Greenpeace Calls for a Moratorium on FSC in the Congo

Publication | March 29, 2011 at 13:59

Greenpeace is calling for a complete moratorium on new FSC certifications in the Congo basin rainforest. This publication explains why a moratorium is a necessity.

Forest reform in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Publication | February 7, 2011 at 8:35

In January 2010, twenty-seven villagers from the province of Bandundu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo staged a sit-in protest against the operations of Sodefor – a subsidiary of industrial logging company Norsudtimber (NST) who holds...

Green Electronics Survey #3

Publication | January 6, 2011 at 12:46

Greenpeace congratulates the electronics industry on making progress the many technical hurdles it has been facing - but we also show that the industry hasn't finished finding green solutions just yet.

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