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Activists bring oil disaster to European ministers

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

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...

Prestige leaking, but activists protesting another rustbucket are stopped

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The first images of the sunken oil tanker off Spain are out. Black oil is oozing out of the Prestige contrary to the Spanish government's assurance that it would freeze up and solidify at the bottom of the ocean. If it continues the Prestige...

Investment firms tell Dow to invest in Bhopal clean up

Feature story | 5 December, 2002 at 0:00

A group of socially responsible investment firms, with combined assets valued at $13 billion, are urging Dow Chemical Company to address the ongoing economic, health and environmental liabilities stemming from a poisonous gas leak in Bhopal,...

Byzantio tries to hide

Feature story | 4 December, 2002 at 0:00

Why would the owners of a 210 metre oil tanker try to elude activists, mislead journalists and try to sneak into the port of Rotterdam? Do they have something to hide?

Bhopal disaster has no parallel in human history

Feature story | 3 December, 2002 at 0:00

It all began 18 years ago during the night of 2 December 1984 when 40 tonnes of lethal gases leaked from Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide factory in Bhopal, India. People just did not know what had hit them. There was no warning. Before...

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