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Victory! How ten years of activism helped protect the world’s forests

Feature story | July 7, 2010 at 11:00

Today, after a ten year Greenpeace campaign, Europe banned the trade in illegal timber - a great leap forward in the struggle to protect the world's forests and climate. This is a look back at the ten years of activism that led to that law. It's...

Europe

Topic | March 29, 2007 at 16:59

The Last Ancient Forests of Europe combine Europe's few remaining tracts of ancient forest in Scandinavia with the adjoining forest of European Russia (from the western flanks of the Ural mountains). These boreal forests represent Europe's last...

Securing our safety, ensuring our survival - why US NATO nuclear weapons in Europe...

Publication | May 30, 2006 at 0:00

Six European countries - Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,Turkey and the United Kingdom - host 480 US owned and controlled nuclear bombs under NATO “nuclear sharing” arrangements. These weapons are illegal,irresponsible and unjustifiable.

Europe votes to accept world's strictest GMO labelling

Feature story | July 3, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomed a European Parliament vote for tightened regulations which give consumers and farmers in Europe the choice to accept or reject GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food they eat and the feed they use.

Nuclear talk is cheap, nuclear power is not

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | March 15, 2013 12 comments

When it comes to keeping promises, the nuclear industry and its supporters are very good at talking the talk but very bad at walking the walk. The industry’s excited talk about a nuclear “renaissance” where a thousand new nuclear...

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature story | April 20, 2007 at 0:00

Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting lightbulbs at the...

GE: a 'recipe' for disaster

Feature story | April 20, 2010 at 14:17

Billboards of European Health Commissioner John Dalli and President of the Commission José Manuel Barroso depicted as chefs cooking up 'GE recipes for disaster' were placed around Brussels today. This is part of Greenpeace's response to the...

Witnessing the Plunder 2006

Publication | March 8, 2007 at 12:41

Pirate fishing fleets operate in contravention of conservation and management rules, labour and tax laws. Crew employed on board of these pirate vessels often live in near-slavery conditions.This report focuses on exposing the high levels of...

Greenpeace ships block coal shipments heading to Rotterdam port

Press release | November 16, 2008 at 15:49

Two Greenpeace ships, the Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga II, have blocked the Mississippi harbour in Rotterdam to prevent coal cargo ships coming in to unload. Today's action, part of a weekend long protest in the Netherlands against German...

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