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Germany bans Monsanto's maize

Feature story | 15 April, 2009 at 0:00

We're thrilled with an historic victory against genetically engineered crops. Germany has just announced that it will become the sixth EU country to ban the cultivation of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) maize MON810 - the only GE crop...

When bad news is good news

Blog entry by Jess | 14 April, 2009 1 comment

This morning Paulo Adario, Amazon Campaign Director sent out an email to staff explaining why sometimes bad news from the Amazon can actually be good news for the fight to protect the forest and fight climate change. Today the soya...

Nuclear News: Setbacks in India’s nuclear power plans

Blog entry by Justin | 14 April, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: UPI Asia: Setbacks in India’s nuclear power plans ‘It was touted as a deal that would change the global energy landscape, opening new vistas for global as well as Indian power...

Japan's Whaling Fleet returns- now it's time for the lies and cover-ups to stop

Blog entry by Dave | 14 April, 2009 6 comments

The Japanese whaling ship, the Nisshin Maru , is back in Japan, with its cargo of whale meat from the 2008-2009 season, by-product of the so-called scientific hunt in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. It's now a year since...

Workers unload boxes from the Nisshin Maru

Image | 14 April, 2009 at 14:33

Workers unload boxes from the Nisshin Maru to a courier van. The ship is docked in Shimonoseki, Japan, having just returned from its last so-called "scientific" whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary.

Whaling, lies and cover-ups must stop

Feature story | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

Shrouded in the early morning gloom, the Japanese whaling fleet factory ship, Nisshin Maru, crept back into port without the usual fanfare. In fact, the only greeting party was comprised of our activists.

What's inside your box of Kleenex?

Feature story | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

What’s it take to get the makers of Kleenex to protect forests as vigilantly as they protect profits? Kimberly-Clark, the parent company of Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, and Viva, will be holding its annual shareholder meeting in Dallas at the end...

The Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru

Image | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

The Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru docks in Shimonoseki, Japan, having just returned from its last so-called "scientific"whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary.

Amazon Soya Moratorium

Press release | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a renewed commitment by Brazilian soya traders to boycott soya grown in newly deforested areas as part of an on-going soya moratorium(1). The announcement came in response to evidence presented by the GTS, the Brazilian...

Greenpeace Calls for End to Cover-ups, Lies, and Southern Ocean Whaling

Press release | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace today met the returning Japanese whaling fleet factory ship, the Nisshin Maru, with placardsreading "Southern Ocean Whaling: Cover-ups, lies, 1.2 billion yen in taxes". The environmental organisation also sought to document the...

The Arctic

Slideshow | 13 April, 2009

Japan’s nuclear industry: too hot to handle.

Blog entry by Justin | 13 April, 2009

Remember Japan’s the-dummies-built-it-in-an-earthquake-zone-and-there-was-an-earthquake Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant and its eight fires in two years ? There was another one there over the weekend. Really . The...

Nuclear News: Pak to construct two nuclear power plants with Chinese help

Blog entry by Justin | 13 April, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Press Trust of India: Pak to construct two nuclear power plants with Chinese help ‘Pakistan has given a go ahead for construction of two more nuclear power plants of 340 MW each with...

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 13 April, 2009

During a planned outage in April 1986 unit 1 of Chmelnizkiy nuclear plant, Ukraine, a malfunction in the reactor cooling system occurs. A pump switched off after a pressure drop.

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 12 April, 2009

1972 Germany, Wuergassen nuclear plant: Massive steam emission after unintentional opening of a pressure relief valve. Discharge of radioactive water into the river Weser.

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