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Greenpeace Exposes Spain’s Ocean Destruction

Press release | May 3, 2010 at 11:00

A Coruna, Spain, 3 May 2010 – Spain’s fleet is now plundering waters as far away as Antarctica and Africa using European taxpayers’ money, according to a new Greenpeace report published today. The day before fisheries ministers gather in one of...

Greenpeace Greets E.U. Fisheries Ministers with demands to stop Spain's overfishing...

Press release | May 5, 2010 at 16:27

Vigo, Spain, 5 May 2010 - As EU Fisheries Ministers begin debating the Common Fisheries Policy1 (CFP) reform in Spain, Greenpeace flew airborne banners and displayed balloon-bound banners demanding “Spain: Stop Overfishing” and “EU: Save Our Seas...

España: The Destructive Practices of Spain’s Fishing Armada

Publication | May 3, 2010 at 18:16

Spain is Europe’s largest fishing nation, whose fleet represents nearly one-fourth of the European Union’s total fishing capacity and receives the most subsidies in the European Union. Some of its vessels catch more than entire nation’s fishing...

Spanish nuclear victory!

Feature story | October 3, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists are celebrating Spanish nuclear regulators' "death sentence" for the Jose Cabrera plant in Zorita, that nation's oldest nuclear reactor. But the landmark September decision did not come easily. Ageing and ailing though they...

Zapatero Fails to be a Climate Leader

Press release | July 2, 2009 at 16:46

Greenpeace deplores President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's decision to extend the operating life of the dangerous nuclear plant Garoña (Burgos province) for four more years till 2013.

'Quit Coal' - Greenpeace takes action against coal ship in Spain

Press release | October 6, 2008 at 2:38

At 2am this morning, four Greenpeace activists boarded the Windsor Adventure, a coal cargo ship importing coal from Colombia into Spain. Others painted "Quit Coal" in English and Spanish on the ship. The action was in protest against the Spanish...

English Summary: Coal in Spain - a bleak future

Publication | October 6, 2008 at 2:38

Coal is the most polluting of all fossil fuels and the single greatest threat to the climate. Producing only 23% of Spain’s electricity, it is responsible for 64% of CO2 emissions from the electricity sector. Despite its disastrous effect on the...

Activists board coal shipment in Spain

Feature story | October 6, 2008 at 0:00

At 2am this morning, four Greenpeace activists boarded the Windsor Adventure, a coal cargo ship importing coal from Colombia into Spain. Activist painted “Quit Coal” on the side of the ship as it entered Gijon, one of the biggest coal harbours in...

Update from the Esperanza

Feature story | October 26, 2002 at 0:00

Mariek, a Dutch activist on board the Esperanza, sends a first hand account of the Toxics Free Mediterranean tour to date, including a first hand account of their two actions in Spain.

Three Rs urgently needed in Mediterranean

Feature story | October 25, 2002 at 0:00

As we sailed into the Mediterranean Sea a few weeks ago, the first thing that struck me was all the garbage floating around the ship. We were starting to identify the often sighted bottle-fish and plastic bag-turtles between beautiful pilot...

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