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Bunker busters and the future of war

Feature story | 23 September, 2003 at 2:00

As if George Bush's monumental miscalculation in Iraq wasn't bad enough for the people of Iraq and global security, the Bush regime has now moved one big step closer toward use of nuclear weapons in similar US misadventures.

Monsanto's seeds of destruction

Feature story | 18 August, 2003 at 2:00

Mexicans are being forced to swallow Monsanto's seeds of destruction, while back in the US, Monsanto is not allowed to grow its genetically engineered (GE) cotton for fear of GE contamination. To expose this double standard our activists blocked...

Euratom: nuking Europe's future

Feature story | 9 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists delivered 15 barrels of fake radioactive waste to the doors of the European Parliament. Nuclear power is being promoted at the heart of Europe's new Constitution. Rolling an outdated and undemocratic treaty into future EU law...

Coalition presents declaration to Wallstrom

Feature story | 8 July, 2003 at 2:00

Over 22,000 people and a wide-ranging collection of public interest organisations presented a Declaration for a Toxics Free Future to European Environment Commissioner Margot Wallstrom. The Declaration calls on the European Commission to protect...

Seizing rainbows and stopping war

Feature story | 15 March, 2003 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior was seized while trying to stop the march of the war machine, our captain and several crew members were injured during arrests. But ours are minor bruises and sprains compared with the death and destruction a war on Iraq would...

Fingers on the triggers

Feature story | 13 March, 2003 at 1:00

The US Navy kept more than a close eye on Greenpeace activists this morning as the Coast Guard vessel Dallas left the US and Spanish naval port in Rota. The activists were escorting the vessel out of the port and were immediately pounced on by...

US military shipment confronted

Feature story | 20 February, 2003 at 1:00

Rotterdam harbour was the latest scene of opposition to the military build-up in the Gulf. Activists in canoes and inflatables attempted to prevent a cargo ship loaded with US military equipment, from leaving port. Read a first hand account from...

UK military port blocked

Feature story | 30 January, 2003 at 1:00

Days after the Rainbow Warrior entered Marchwood Military port in Southampton and blocked the departure of UK military supply vessels heading for the Iraqi conflict in the Gulf, activists board and set up peace camp on military supply ship.

UK government under the power of the dark side

Feature story | 16 January, 2003 at 1:00

As if bowing to the emperor's use of the force around their necks, the UK government has announced its intention to make British radar facilities available for the US National Missile Defence System or 'Son of Star Wars'.

NATO: 'No' to nuclear first strike!

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

In public NATO speaks soothingly of disarmament and non-proliferation. But there is another face to NATO we don't often see, the warlike one of a well-armed nuclear force. In the firm grasp of the US, this shadowy face is being tilted toward a...

Playing with their future

Feature story | 19 November, 2002 at 1:00

Small children flying kites in the clear blue sky. Teenagers enjoying a game of cricket outside their homes while nearby water buffalo cool off in the local pond. Nothing from this scene portrays to me the dark fact that the land surrounding...

Greenpeace, BP agree?

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace and industry coalition World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) were 'fighting like cats and dogs' ten years ago in Rio, in the words of Greenpeace Political Director Remi Parmentier. Today, they agreed to put aside...

A solar powered haircut

Feature story | 25 August, 2002 at 2:00

What does Greenpeace want from the Earth Summit? To start with: clean, reliable, renewable energy for two billion of the world's poorest, who are today without electricity. And if anybody says renewables can't power anything practical today,...

Asian brown cloud antidote

Feature story | 13 August, 2002 at 2:00

Asian brown cloud nothing new. The solution is overdue. The Earth Summit can take action. So can you.

Dirty energy dies in the Philippines

Feature story | 6 August, 2002 at 2:00

Despite attempts by developed nations, dirty energy is being killed off in the Philippines and the country is ready to embrace a future full of clean renewable energy.

Activists stop Bosphorus oil tanker

Feature story | 4 July, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists stopped a massive oil tanker at the entrance of the Bosphorus Strait on July 4, sending a message that it's time for this dinosaur of an industry to come to an end.

Corporations must be accountable

Feature story | 4 June, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace called on governments to curb the devastation wreaked by big business, by adopting a set of principles formed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster.

Ship ruled toxic waste

Feature story | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

Today the highest court in the Netherlands ruled that a ship containing asbestos, heavy metals and other toxic material should be classified as toxic waste.

New arms agreement ineffective

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 2:00

Today's US/Russian arms control agreement was denounced by Greenpeace as meaningless and weak.

Star Wars activists free

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

Four Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists who faced felony charges following a peaceful protest against the US Star Wars missile programme last July have walked free from court with varying probationary periods and one sentence of...

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