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Pig iron shipment blocked

Press release | May 26, 2012 at 14:03

Sao Luis, Brazil, May 26th 2012 – The day after Brazil’s President Dilma failed to fully veto controversial changes to the countries ‘forest code’, the Greenpeace ship ‘Rainbow Warrior’ ship is taking direct action in the Amazon to stop a...

Actions speak louder than words

Blog entry by James Turner | May 26, 2012 3 comments

The new Rainbow Warrior is in action to defend the Amazon and its people. Something Brazil’s President Dilma could have done yesterday by completely vetoing changes to the new Forest Code.  From the bridge, I can see and feel events...

An unexpected crew member joins the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by James Turner | May 22, 2012 14 comments

Eight days into this blockade, and our climbers are standing firm. They’re helping to expose forest crimes like illegal logging, slavery and the loss of indigenous land by sitting on the anchor chain of the Clipper Hope cargo ship...

Activists occupy Pig Iron shipment

Image | May 26, 2012 at 17:04

The day after President Dilma failed to fully veto controversial changes to Brazil's ‘forest code’, Greenpeace activists occupy a pile of pig iron and industrial cranes in the port of Sao Luis. While a second team of climbers occupy a cranes...

Actress Q'orianka Kilcher joins 7 day Amazon action

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | May 21, 2012 2 comments

Actress and human rights activist Q'orianka Kilcher today joined the Greenpeace occupation of the anchor chain of a cargo ship in Brazil to protest the invasion of indigenous tribal land and illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest. ...

Occupying an anchor chain, thinking of freshly baked muffins

Blog entry by James Turner | May 15, 2012 5 comments

What do you need most on an anchor chain in the middle of the Atlantic, when you’ve been there for over 24 hours, and it’s pouring with rain? Muffins. Freshly baked by our chef, Walter, and put into waterproof tins ready for loading...

Amazon forest activists protest pig iron shipment

Video | May 15, 2012 at 11:17

Greenpeace activists just off the coast of Sao Luis, Brazil stop a ship from loading pig iron.

Pig Iron Occupation, Sao Luis.

Slideshow | May 29, 2012

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