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Hazardous ships continue to travel through world's oceans

Press release | 1 December, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists have intercepted a European cargo vessel while it illegally...

Feature story | 4 May, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists have intercepted a European cargo vessel while it illegally attempted to enter a Turkish shipbreaking yard with dangerous toxic waste.

Highest court in Netherlands says scrap ship is toxic waste

Press release | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace boards single-hull tanker in Gibraltar

Press release | 20 January, 2003 at 1:00

E-waste

Background | 23 May, 2005 at 10:27

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

EU Taxpayers and consumers to pay for utilities pollution

Press release | 23 June, 2006 at 2:00

Today Greenpeace criticized the Governments of Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom for their failure to mandate serious cuts in CO2 emissions from their industrial and energy sectors. A new report, 'Increasing the Ambition of EU...

Greenpeace report reveals French dairy cattle given water contaminated by leaking...

Press release | 23 May, 2006 at 2:00

Radioactive waste from a storage facility in Normandy, France is leaking into groundwater and is being used by local farmers for their dairy cattle, according to a report published today by French laboratory ACRO (1). Water contamination from...

France under threat as US plutonium transport departs la Hague

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 2:00

The final stage of the U.S. transport of weapons-grade plutonium started at 2:15 am today, with the departure of a heavily armed convoy from the reprocessing nuclear complex at la Hague bound for the Cadarache nuclear facility north of Marseille,...

Greenpeace joins Global Day of Action Against Corporate Crimes to Commemorate 19th...

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 1:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, Greenpeace and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB), held a global day of action against corporate crimes. The protests, in 16...

Russian government pledges to save Lake Baikal

Press release | 1 August, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today cautiously welcomed a statement put forth by Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Kasyanov, stating that Lake Baikal, one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, needs to be protected from the impact of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill...

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