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Background | 18 January, 2010 at 11:08

Trafigura is a Netherlands/Switzerland/UK based multinational corporation specialized in trading raw materials and in particular oil. It is sometimes referred to as "the largest multinational you've never heard of". Below is the story of their...

Left in the dust

Publication | 4 May, 2010 at 8:00

AREVA’s radioactive legacy in the desert towns of Niger.

Russia is not AREVA's nuclear trash can

Feature story | 25 January, 2010 at 0:00

The French nuclear industry seems to think it's fair to ship nuclear waste to Russia and then forget about it. They think that keeping the waste away from the French public will protect their glossy image. Not as long as Greenpeace is around.

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | 9 April, 2010 at 11:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

EPR - Extended Producer Responsibility

Publication | 27 September, 2006 at 0:00

EPR - an examination of its impact on innovation and greening products. Report commissioned by Greenpeace International, Friends of the Earth and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Lost In Transposition?

Publication | 27 September, 2006 at 0:00

A study of the implementation of individual responsibility in the WEEE directive (European Waste from Electricaland Electronic Equipment). Report commissioned by Greenpeace International, Friends of the Earth and the EuropeanEnvironmental Bureau...

Greenpeace block nuclear waste transport

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 9 June, 2011 17 comments

On Tuesday ten Greenpeace activists in the Netherlands chained themselves to railway lines to block a shipment of nuclear waste . The train, carrying highly radioactive nuclear waste from the country’s Borssele nuclear power plant, is...

92 hours of protest against CASTOR transport sends clear message: nuclear is a dead end!

Blog entry by Laura K. | 9 November, 2010 1 comment

People demonstrating against the CASTOR nuclear transport show off their colours. Up to 50,000 people took part in the protests this year - the largest in the history of the CASTOR transport. Image: Jan Beránek . The CASTOR...

Thermal photograph of nuclear transport

Image | 5 November, 2010 at 17:42

5 November - France. Thermography photos showing in 'red' heat emitting from nuclear transport containers in the railway station at Valognes, France. The nuclear waste leaving France is bound for storage in Gorleben, Germany.

Greenpeace activists on their way to Dow

Image | 7 January, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists on their way to Dow headquarters in the Netherlands to deliver a deadly cargo of waste from the Bhopal site in India, in big yellow barrels. From left to right: Rashida Bi, Bhopal survivor, Monique Harthoorn, Dutch campaigner...

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