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Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace

Press release | 1 November, 2016 at 1:01

Seoul, 1 November 2016 - Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment. According to calculations by Oeko-Institut, a research and consultancy...

Russia is not AREVA's nuclear trash can

Feature story | 25 January, 2010 at 1:00

The French nuclear industry seems to think it's fair to ship nuclear waste to Russia and then forget about it. They think that keeping the waste away from the French public will protect their glossy image. Not as long as Greenpeace is around.

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | 9 April, 2010 at 13:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

The Anthropocene Debate

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 9 December, 2016

"A hushed hundred million years from now, all that we consider to be the great works of man – the sculptures and the libraries, the monuments and the museums, the cities and the factories – will all be compressed into a layer of...


Background | 18 January, 2010 at 12:08

Trafigura is a Netherlands/Switzerland/UK based multinational corporation specialized in trading raw materials and in particular oil. It is sometimes referred to as "the largest multinational you've never heard of". Below is the story of their...

Left in the dust

Publication | 4 May, 2010 at 10:00

AREVA’s radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger.

EPR - Extended Producer Responsibility

Publication | 27 September, 2006 at 2:00

EPR - an examination of its impact on innovation and greening products. Report commissioned by Greenpeace International, Friends of the Earth and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Lost In Transposition?

Publication | 27 September, 2006 at 2:00

A study of the implementation of individual responsibility in the WEEE directive (European Waste from Electricaland Electronic Equipment). Report commissioned by Greenpeace International, Friends of the Earth and the EuropeanEnvironmental Bureau...

Greenpeace block nuclear waste transport

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 9 June, 2011 17 comments

On Tuesday ten Greenpeace activists in the Netherlands chained themselves to railway lines to block a shipment of nuclear waste . The train, carrying highly radioactive nuclear waste from the country’s Borssele nuclear power plant, is...

92 hours of protest against CASTOR transport sends clear message: nuclear is a dead end!

Blog entry by Laura K. | 9 November, 2010 1 comment

People demonstrating against the CASTOR nuclear transport show off their colours. Up to 50,000 people took part in the protests this year - the largest in the history of the CASTOR transport. Image: Jan Beránek . The CASTOR...

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