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Marine Reserves in the Mediterranean now

Press release | 15 June, 2006 at 0:00

Marine life in the Mediterranean is in danger of being wiped out unless 40% of the sea is protected by reserves, says a new Greenpeace report. The report, "Marine Reserves for the Mediterranean Sea" highlights the threats facing the Mediterranean...

Boreal forests flushed away

Feature story | 19 September, 2003 at 0:00

Crowning the Earth and stretching across Russia and Canada, is a wide expanse of forest that comprises the largest ecosystem in the world - the Boreal forest. This northern treasure is a unique mixture of conifers and deciduous trees interspersed...

IWC meeting ends

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 0:00

The democratic process took a pummeling again today at the IWC when the indigenous peoples of the Inuit and Chukotka were denied their quota for a second time.

Greenpeace calls on Canon to defend the whales

Press release | 24 January, 2008 at 10:40

Canon, the world's top digital camera maker and major sponsor of projects to save endangered species, has refused a Greenpeace request to condemn the Japanese government's whaling programme.

Greenpeace slams US commodities giant for Amazon crimes

Press release | 22 May, 2006 at 0:00

To mark the UN's International Day for Biological Diversity today, Greenpeace activists continued their global actions against the world's largest privately-owned company, US commodities giant, Cargill, for destroying the Amazon rainforest to...

Industrial logging threat looms large over rainforest Eden

Press release | 13 April, 2006 at 0:00

A new detailed map (1) - released by Greenpeace and Forest Watch Indonesia today - reveals plans to cut down as much as 35% (29 million hectares) of New Guinea Island's rainforest, the 'Eden' where scientists recently discovered a host of new...

Canada's indefensible seal hunt

Feature story | 10 March, 2005 at 0:00

Off Canada's east coast, harp seals are giving birth to their offspring. But their future may be short-lived, as Canada prepares to announce what could be the biggest seal hunt ever. It's a hunt justified by inaccurate, incomplete and...

Logging destruction of Styx Valley

Feature story | 26 April, 2004 at 0:00

In March 2004, photographer Tim Georgeson overcame his fear of heights and returned to his native country, travelling to the Styx Valley Global Rescue Station in Tasmania, Australia. His photo's and audio interview document the destruction of...

One fish, two fish, glofish?

Feature story | 20 January, 2004 at 0:00

The biotechnology industry has struggled for the last twenty years to come up with products that work, and propaganda to sell those products. Remember the FlavrSavr tomato, the first genetically engineered (GE) food product designed to ripen on...

2m hectares of Amazon saved!

Feature story | 11 November, 2004 at 0:00

The Brazilian government has stood up to the powerful forces of illegal loggers and greedy soya and beef barons in the Amazon by creating two massive protective reserves. This means increased sustainable use of the forest by local people and...

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