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The future of the planet

Image | 16 March, 2006 at 0:00

Activists unfurled a banner from the famous Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro to call on governments to protect global biodiversity. March, 2006

Dramatic action by Greenpeace focuses world’s attention on protecting life on Earth

Press release | 16 March, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists hung a huge banner on the hand of the famous statue of Christ, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today which read ‘The future of the planet is in your hands’ to demand that governments act to protect life on Earth and ensure a safer...

GREENPEACE CATCHES THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY –

Press release | 16 March, 2006 at 0:00

A pirate fishing trawler blacklisted by the European Union has been stopped from leaving port by Greenpeace activists in Poland - the fifth such vessel in a week to be locked up by the international environmental group.

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the

Image | 15 March, 2006 at 0:00

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the Lake Murray area of Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Agro-biotech giant Syngenta plants illegal Genetically Engineered crop in Brazilian...

Press release | 15 March, 2006 at 0:00

Over one thousand farmers occupied the site of an illegal field trial of GE soybeans planted by agro-biotech giant Syngenta in the National Park of Iguacu in Parana, southern Brazil on Tuesday. The site of the illegal trails was occupied by...

Remote PNG landowners welcome sawmill

Feature story | 15 March, 2006 at 0:00

The people of the remote Lake Murray area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have celebrated the arrival of their first 'walkabout' or portable sawmill.The sawmill is a significant step forward in their quest to say no to destructive and illegal logging...

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship

Image | 14 March, 2006 at 0:00

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into Papua, Indonesia, for the first time today on a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging.

Greenpeace protects rainforest 'Eden'

Press release | 14 March, 2006 at 0:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, sailed into the Indonesian province of Papua for the first time today as part of a global campaign to help protect the world’s last ancient forests. Greenpeace is on a mission to protect the Paradise...

A fishy identity crisis

Feature story | 14 March, 2006 at 0:00

So you own five illegal trawlers called the Oyra, Ostroe, Okhotino, Olchan and Ostrovets. Things aren't looking good for you when in 2005, your boats are involved in the collapse of the fish stocks of the North Atlantic. Sounds like you need a...

Tuna Melt-Down

Publication | 13 March, 2006 at 13:29

Up to two metres long, weighing in at as much as 1,500lbs or nearly 700 kilos, able to sprint as fast as a horse, dive a mile in minutes with a metallic flash, the tuna is one of the kings of the ocean. Like us, it is warm blooded. Its ability to...

Bio-Safety Protocol must prevent developing countries from becoming an illegal GMO...

Press release | 13 March, 2006 at 10:22

Curitiba, Monday, March 13, 2006- Greenpeace today called upon the representatives of the 132 member states of the International Biosafety Protocol to agree upon reliable and fair standards of identification and labelling of genetically...

Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate

Image | 11 March, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate fishing trawlers from leaving Rostock harbour with chains and oil drums. One vessel was chained to the harbour wall and hung with a banner reading 'Stop pirate fishing'. A fifth trawler left Rostock last...

Greenpeace stops pirate fishing vessels in European port

Press release | 11 March, 2006 at 0:00

This morning Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate fishing trawlers from leaving Rostock harbour with chains and oil drums. One vessel was chained to the harbour wall and hung with a banner reading 'Stop pirate fishing'. A fifth trawler left...

Ending the days of plunder: halting the pirates

Feature story | 11 March, 2006 at 0:00

Blacklisted trawlers, swapping flags and changing names… but they couldn’t plunder the high seas today. In the German harbour of Rostock, four pirate fishing boats awoke to find themselves hemmed in by chains and oil drums. One is now...

Letter to Members of Security Council, 9 March 2006

Publication | 10 March, 2006 at 0:00

Letter sent to all 15 members of the Security Council on 9 March 2006, stating Greenpeace's concern about Iran's nuclear programme and our extreme concern on increase in tension and inflammatory press items and statements being made on the Iran...

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