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Take action against oil

Feature story | 20 November, 2002 at 0:00

Oil spills are not rare or isolated incidents; there have been 39 large tanker spills since 1960. The large spills make the headlines, but there was on average more than one oil tanker spill every two weeks throughout the 1990s. The only sure and...

Norway must reject CO2 ocean dumping

Feature story | 9 July, 2002 at 0:00

A controversial scheme to dispose of the fossil fuel industry's waste problems has the Norwegian government poised to undermine international law.

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 15:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

Keep our seas clean

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

By the year 2050 it is estimated that the world's population could have increased to around 12 billion. Of these, 60% will live within 60km of the sea. The agricultural and industrial activities required to support these populations will increase...

Spanish government wants to elude responsibility in Prestige eco-catastrophe

Press release | 18 November, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace thinks that the only real solution to reduce the impact of the catastrophe is to transfer the fuel to a cistern ship.

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | 6 May, 2013 at 11:00

SECOND EDITION - Updated May 2013 Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and...

Spanish boat victory

Feature story | 22 October, 2004 at 0:00

The eco-scandal of the MV Ulla, a Spanish vessel that recently sank off Turkey along with its cargo of 2000 tons of hazardous waste, has come to an end thanks to ongoing pressure from Greenpeace.

Exxon Valdez disaster- an ongoing history of lies

Press release | 24 March, 2004 at 0:00

On the 15th anniversary of the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, which saw 11 million gallons of oil being spilled into a pristine wilderness area in Alaska, Greenpeace demands that US oil giant ExxonMobil comes clean about the true state of...

Activists take action to stop dumping of industrial waste in Greece

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 0:00

A team of activists occupied the crane that fills an ocean-dumping barge with ferronickel wastes. Climbers went all the way to the top of the crane arm and paralysed the sea dumping operation.

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Press release | 8 December, 2002 at 0:00

Thousands have welcomed the Rainbow Warrior and a floatilla of 150 vessels protesting against the weak response to the Prestige oil spill in Spain.

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