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Activists bring oil disaster to European ministers

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 1:00

Over 35 Greenpeace activists reenacted an oil disaster at the doorstep of the European Union headquarters as European ministers are meeting to discuss maritime safety. Volunteers dressed in bird costumes with black 'oil' stains carried signs and...

Pushing dirty energy on developing nations

Feature story | 18 July, 2002 at 2:00

With the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development only a month away, some countries still don't understand what the word "sustainable" means. They are trying to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing nations as a solution to...

An international Greenpeace action to remove harmful pesticides has been successfully...

Feature story | 21 January, 2002 at 1:00

An international Greenpeace action to remove harmful pesticides has been successfully completed in Nepal.

Dow targets penniless Bhopal survivors in courts

Press release | 23 December, 2002 at 1:00

British ships sent to India for scrap while US ghost fleet denied entry to UK

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

As the British government continues to refuse permits for scrapping the first of the controversial US navy "ghost ships" which arrive in the UK today, Greenpeace has uncovered British vessels being shipped to India - contravening international...

Western European companies dump toxic ships on Turkish beach

Press release | 14 January, 2002 at 1:00

Technical guidelines for cleanup at the Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) site in Bhopal...

Publication | 26 October, 2002 at 2:00

Guidelines for the full clean up of this global toxic hotspot.

Lima: A positive end to a breakthrough year for the climate movement?

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 28 November, 2014 6 comments

There is no question: 2014 has been a key year for the politics of climate change already, even before the latest round of climate talks get under way in Lima, Peru, next week. This is the year that you, and people like you, turned ...

DOW denies media reports on Bhopal responsibility

Press release | 3 December, 2004 at 1:00

Dow Chemical has not accepted full responsibility for the Bhopal disaster in India. The US multinational denied media reports today that it would liquefy Union Carbide, spend 12 billion USD on cleaning up the contaminated factory site, and...

20 years are more than enough: justice must be served in Bhopal

Press release | 2 December, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists around the world are remembering the world's worst industrial disaster, twenty years after a toxic gas leak killed and maimed thousands in the Indian city of Bhopal (1). Bearing candles and photos of people stricken by the...

Iceland abandons major part of whaling programme

Press release | 2 June, 2004 at 2:00

The Icelandic government will put their so called scientific whaling programme on hold and limit this years take to 25 minke whales.This is as close to a victory as we could have hoped for, said Greenpeace spokesperson Frode Pleym.

UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

'Gender bending' chemicals found in children's bodies and consumer products

Press release | 20 October, 2003 at 2:00

'Gender bending' and other chemicals that can damage reproductive organs, interfere with growth and development and damage the immune system have been found contaminating children even while they are still in the womb, according to a report...

EU chemical regulations must protect public health

Press release | 13 October, 2003 at 2:00

EU Commissioner Margot Wallstrom will address business leaders at the Greenpeace Business Lecture in London today (1). She will talk about the importance of new European REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) legislation,...

Greenpeace exposes hidden poisons in our homes

Press release | 30 April, 2003 at 2:00

Swimming in Chemicals - Widespread presence of brominated flame retardants and PCBs...

Publication | 3 November, 2005 at 9:44

European eels from 20 locations in 10 countries across Europe were found to contain varying levels of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and/or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Some of the chemicals analysed are in current use while others have...

Hazardous Chemicals in Precipitation

Publication | 26 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace study showing that rainwater in three European countries is polluted with a range of hazardous chemicals.Scientists analysed 50 samples of rainwater collected by Greenpeace across the Netherlands, with secondary sampling from Belgium...

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