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Amazon diary

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 0:00

From a wooden, shallow-hulled river boat strung with colourful hammocks, activists describe days and nights travelling through the Amazon.

Pathway away from destruction

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 0:00

One of the most dangerous and unnecessary shipments ever to have taken place reached journey’s end on September 17th 2002 when it docked in the UK port of Barrow. The effect that this shipment’s 18,000 mile, 75-day passage, through some of the...

River blockade to save Amazon forest

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 0:00

With the name of Chico Mendes on their lips, people representing almost 600 Amazon forest dwellers joined by Greenpeace and other organisations blocked the bright green waters of Brazil’s Jaraucu river in the first such community protest in...

Seeds of doubt: North American farmers' experiences of GM crops

Publication | 18 September, 2002 at 0:00

A UK-based Soil Association report compiles all the latest data on economic and other costs to North American farmers of using GM crops.

BNFL ship Pacific Pintail arrived this morning

Image | 17 September, 2002 at 1:00

BNFL ship Pacific Pintail arrived this morning to port with its cargo of rejected plutonium fuel at the end of its voyage from Takahama, Japan.

Leaked Deutsche Bank advisory to Exxon

Publication | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

Confidential report from Deutsche Bank to Exxon warns that "While the company insists that it has suffered no fiscal impact fromthe [Greenpeace-led] boycott, being handed a reputation as environmental enemy number onefor such a big customer-facing...

Farmers at losing end of GE industry

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

Farmers, consumers, even people in developing countries are under intense pressure to accept genetic engineering as an improvement on nature. But a new report documenting 10 years of experience by North American farmers shows that virtually every...

Careful sailing in close quarters

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

When the Pacific Pintail left the open sea and headed through the Walney channel this morning the ship was met by five members of the Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla who had been lying in wait. The flotilla boats obeyed all maritime safety...

Shameful shipment must be the last

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

As the two British nuclear freighters, carrying their deadly cargo of plutonium entered the port of Barrow this morning, they were again met with peaceful protests from the Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla. How can those responsible for this...

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully

Image | 16 September, 2002 at 1:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully protesting against BNFL shipment of plutonium.

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