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Windforce 12 2005

Publication | 30 June, 2005 at 0:00

Windforce 12 describes how 12 percent of the world's electricity can be supplied by wind and 11 billion tonnes of CO2 can be saved by 2020.

Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 30 June, 2005 at 0:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched "Windforce 12", a...

Whale Embassy moves to Seoul

Feature story | 28 June, 2005 at 15:04

After 77 days of peaceful protest, our Whale Embassy has moved from the site of a proposed whale meat factory in Ulsan to Seoul. Although our activists are leaving Korea after the international whaling meeting, we will still be keeping an eye on...

Nuclear fusion reactor project in France: an expensive and senseless nuclear stupidity

Press release | 28 June, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace deplores the agreement by the Representatives of the Parties to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) (1) to construct one of the world's largest nuclear fusion experiments in Cadarache, Southern France. The...

Old monitors and computer parts in Thailand

Image | 28 June, 2005 at 0:00

Old monitors and computer parts in Thailand.

Hani rice farmer

Image | 24 June, 2005 at 15:05

After finishing a half day harsh farm work, a Hani rice farmer is eating his rice from a tradtional bamboo rice bowl, Yunnan Province, China.

Hostile takeover threatens whaling commission

Press release | 23 June, 2005 at 14:40

Greenpeace today sounded the alarm over the future of the world's whales. Despite the pro-whaling countries failing to win key votes to increase whaling, the Japanese Government has announced it will press ahead and double its hunt in Antarctic...

Telex from Greenpeace headquarters in Lewes

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 14:18

Telex from Greenpeace headquarters in Lewes, UK, alerting offices to the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, 1985

Ministers from Australia and New Zealand visit Whale Embassy at IWC

Press release | 22 June, 2005 at 10:59

Greenpeace and KFEM’s Whale Embassy was visited today by theAustralian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Ministers just hours before Japan’s proposed scientific research programme was criticised by an Australian led proposal, which...

Galina has thyroid cancer

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Galina has thyroid cancer. For surgeon Igor Komisarenko, most of his patients are thyroid cancer victims: "The closer to Chernobyl, the higher the chances of getting thyroid cancer."

Nine

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Nine-year-old Alexandra with her father Vitaly in Gomel, Belarus. Alexandra has a birth defect, called hydrocephalus. Vitaly has quit his job to care for his daughter. The family lives in the fall out zone of the Chernobyl disaster.

Nastya

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Nastya, from Belarus was only three years old when she was diagnosed with cancer of the uterus and lungs. According to local doctors the region has seen a huge increase in childhood cancer cases since the Chernobyl disaster.

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of Belarus contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster. Both have had brain tumours removed and now have problems with their thyroid gland.

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in the Ukraine, 19-year-old Elena is being treated for her second case of thyroid cancer in just 3 years

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 1:00

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square June 22, 2005. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celcius (107.6 fahrenheit) in some places.

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