Radioactive Waste Action Rijnborg Dumpship (North Atlantic : 1982)

Photo | 14 September, 2011

June 1982. Greenpeace takes action against ships intending to dump British, Belgian and Swiss nuclear waste into the Atlantic. The Dutch ship Rijnborg is attempting to dump 7,000 tonnes of waste when Greenpeace arrives on the scene - the ship's crew respond by dropping waste barrels onto the protesting Greenpeace inflatables. In early 1983 The British and Dutch announce a ten year moratorium on the dumping of waste and in 1993 they permanently ban the disposal of industrial and radioactive waste at sea.

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As typhoon Hagupit made land fall in the Philippines, Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo - along with Philippine climate change commissioner Yeb Sano - visits affected communities calling on world leaders to act against climate change. ...

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