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Greenpeace activists evade security at Swedish nuclear power plants

Press release | 10 October, 2012 at 13:04

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures.

Nuclear power is safe and pigs can fly

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 21 May, 2013 4 comments

That’s the lesson Greenpeace Sweden sent to the nuclear industry once again today as we flew our paramotor glider over the unprotected Ringhals nuclear power plant in southwest Sweden, near Gothenburg. With simple gear and without...

One world - two realities

Blog entry by Dima Litvinov | 29 November, 2011

Last week I heard two completely different views of the same thing. One came from a top Swedish government official at a seminar  on board the Greenpeace flag ship Rainbow Warrior dedicated to drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic.  ...

Earth Summit hosts promise major push

Feature story | 25 June, 2002 at 0:00

Yesterday in Rio de Janeiro, the leaders of South Africa, Sweden and Brazil made promises at a meeting with civil society to lead the way in making the Johannesburg Earth Summit a success.

Nuclear plant protest - Sweden

Press release | 14 June, 2010 at 10:33

Sverige — More than 30 Greenpeace activists today entered Sweden’s Forsmark nuclear plant to peacefully demand Sweden's parliament vote ‘No’ on June 17 to new nuclear reactors. The historic vote may end Sweden’s current 30 year commitment to a...

Sun, wind and water protest nuclear power

Feature story | 14 June, 2010 at 13:59

Sweden is, by and large, seen as a pretty smart country. One of the smart things they did, 30 years ago, was vote by national referendum to ban construction of new nuclear power plants and phase out of the ones they have. Now that wisdom is...

Findus fires fishy suppliers

Feature story | 24 February, 2006 at 0:00

In a show of consumer power, Scandinavian frozen food giant Findus has agreed to stop selling illegally caught fish. The people at Findus immediately responded when their company's dealings with pirate fisheries were exposed on Swedish national TV.

Victory! Sweden (mostly) free from Baltic cod

Feature story | 7 March, 2007 at 0:00

Last year, Greenpeace activists and Ocean Defenders took to the supermarkets across Scandinavia to convince them to get out of Baltic cod, a stock that is severely overfished and at least a third of which is illegally caught. Finally the last...

Findus fires fishy suppliers

Feature story | 23 January, 2006 at 0:00

In a show of consumer power, Scandinavian frozen food giant Findus has agreed to stop selling illegally caught fish. The people at Findus immediately responded when their company's dealings with pirate fisheries were exposed on Swedish national TV.

Greenpeace granite shield protects unique marine life

Press release | 10 August, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists sailed into Swedish waters today and began placing up to 180 granite rocks (1), each weighing between 0.5 and 3 tonnes, on the seabed in order to prevent bottom trawling in areas listed for European Union protection.

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