Arctic Frontiers

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Amazon loggers strike back

Feature story | 23 November, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred loggers from Porto de Moz in the Amazon surrounded the Greenpeace vessel MV Arctic Sunrise this morning, and local forest activists were threatened with attacks that sent them fleeing for sanctuary.

Victory! Greenpeace stays in IMO

Feature story | 21 November, 2003 at 0:00

The International Maritime Organisation, which was considering expulsion of Greenpeace for "unsafe seamanship" has accepted Greenpeace's arguments and bowed to pressure from cyberactivists the world over -- Greenpeace will continue to speak for...

UK launches first offshore windfarm

Feature story | 21 November, 2003 at 0:00

The UK's first major offshore wind farm has now been launched. It's situated off the coast of North Wales in the Irish Sea, and is now harnessing some of the UK's massive sea wind resource. It is a big step toward the only energy of the future -...

Road to Forest Head reverts to grass

Feature story | 20 November, 2003 at 0:00

In the US the Bush administration is trying to change the rules – specifically the "Roadless Area Conservation Rule". This rule, signed under the previous president, essentially prevents access to pristine forestlands, and placed 58.5 millions...

GE soya dumping exposed in Thailand

Feature story | 19 November, 2003 at 0:00

Our activists have deployed two inflatables off the port of Srichang Island in Thailand to label the large cargo ship MV Poseidon by painting a giant "X" and the letters "GMOs" on the side of the ship, exposing that Thailand has become the...

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