2010 Press Releases

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Deepsea Desperation Board Game

Press release | 16 December, 2010 at 15:22

Spending this holiday season challenging the might of the global oil industry might seem a little odd, but now you can at least do it from the comfort of your living room, thanks to Greenpeace’s Deepsea Desperation free downloadable board game,...

Greenpeace ‘scraps’ destructive fishing trawler while ministers prepare next year’s...

Press release | 13 December, 2010 at 11:50

Brussels, 13 December 2010 – Today, Greenpeace activists are symbolically decommissioning a destructive fishing trawler outside the EU Council building. Inside, EU fisheries ministers are negotiating 2011 fishing quotas and are expected to once...

EU, South Korea Lead Efforts to Derail Pacific Tuna Rescue Plans at Hawaii Summit

Press release | 11 December, 2010 at 13:04

Honolulu, 11 December 2010 - Greenpeace is disappointed with the failure of governments attending the week-long meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to agree to measures to halt the decline of Pacific tuna...

Cancun builds momentum; much more work to be done to save the climate – Greenpeace

Press release | 11 December, 2010 at 11:43

Governments in Cancun have chosen hope over fear and put the world on a difficult but now possible-to-navigate path to a global deal to stop dangerous climate change.

80,000 Hectares of Finnish Forest Protected in Landmark deal

Press release | 10 December, 2010 at 19:08

Helsinki, Finland, December 10, 2010 – In a significant win for forest protection, 80,000 hectares of pine forest in northern Finland has been declared off-limits to industrial logging following an eight-year campaign by Greenpeace and Finland’s...

Sinking icons highlight how climate changes threatens us all

Press release | 8 December, 2010 at 18:26

Cancun - 8 December 2010 - In a symbolic activity, to illustrate that climate change threatens us all, Greenpeace today immersed models of iconic global structures (1) in the sea off Cancun – adding a twist to the resort city's coastal horizon.

Supermarkets Step Up in Movement for Sustainably-Sourced Pacific Tuna

Press release | 8 December, 2010 at 17:09

Amsterdam, 8 December 2010- As governments meet in Honolulu to decide the future of Pacific tuna stocks at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Greenpeace applauds the decision by several German, Austrian and Australian...

Greenpeace Publishes Maps Showing Extent of Indonesian Deforestation Plans

Press release | 7 December, 2010 at 13:58

Jakarta/Cancun, 6 December, 2010 -- Greenpeace today published new maps (1) that expose the devastating consequences of forest development plans being pushed by Indonesian industries including the pulp, paper and palm oil sector, with support...

Greenpeace Demands US Leadership in Protecting Pacific Tuna

Press release | 5 December, 2010 at 22:36

Honolulu, 5 December 2010- Greenpeace today hung a banner at Honolulu’s Aloha tower reading “WCPFC: Don’t Let Time Run Out on Tuna.” The group is urging Pacific fishing nations, including the US, to agree bold measures to protect Pacific tuna at...

Low Demand Delays Japanese Antarctic Whaling Hunt

Press release | 2 December, 2010 at 5:43

Tokyo, 2 December 2010 - Japan's whaling fleet has been scaled back and its late departure moments ago was caused by lack of demand for whale meat, Greenpeace Japan revealed today. The fleet traditionally departs in November and returns in April...

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