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A slow motion chemical disaster

Feature story | 22 August, 2003 at 0:00

Agent Orange should be a cautionary tale from the past. Containing some of the most toxic chemicals known to man it was sprayed it over huge areas - creating a toxic legacy for those people exposed. The Spolana factory in the Czech Republic...

Save Great Barrier Reef

Feature story | 22 August, 2003 at 0:00

Australia, home of the Great Barrier Reef, is the last nation on Earth that you'd expect to be knowingly destroying coral habitats. But that's just what will happen if the state of Queensland approves an expansion in shale oil operations --...

Greenpeace appeals Brazilian GMO decision, urges President Lula to "stand up to Monsanto"

Press release | 21 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace last night filed a legal petition to the Federal Regional Court in Brasilia demanding the suspension of a provisional decision taken on August 12^th by Chief Judge Selene Maria de Almeida. Last week, Ms. de Almeida appeared to dismiss...

Monsanto's seeds of destruction

Feature story | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Mexicans are being forced to swallow Monsanto's seeds of destruction, while back in the US, Monsanto is not allowed to grow its genetically engineered (GE) cotton for fear of GE contamination. To expose this double standard our activists blocked...

A Bridge Too Far: Mexican Government under pressure to resist US GMO dumping

Press release | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace caught a trainload of US maize as it tried to enter Mexico today in response to fresh evidence that the US was dumping genetically engineered crops across the border contravening international agreements, and undermining the diversity...

Maize Under Threat - GE Maize Contamination in Mexico

Publication | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Hands Off Our Maize Briefing Package.

Activists intercept a trainload of GE contaminated

Image | 17 August, 2003 at 1:00

Activists intercept a trainload of GE contaminated US maize as it tries to enter Mexico.

Greenpeace intercepts a trainload of USA

Image | 17 August, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace intercepts a trainload of USA maize as it tries to enter Mexico.

A Guide to the 5th Ministerial Conference of the WTO

Publication | 15 August, 2003 at 0:00

The 5th WTO Ministerial Conference is set to take place in Cancun, Mexico, from 10th to 14thSeptember 2003. The preceding four Ministerial meetings were held, respectively, in Singapore(1996); Geneva (1998); Seattle (1999); and Doha (2001). The...

Stichting Greenpeace Council Annual Report 2003

Publication | 15 August, 2003 at 0:00

There are huge numbers of people on every continent who are committed to the common good, and who are no longer willing to accept the agendas of timid or inept governments or unscrupulous corporations.This global social movement has been...

Stop Icelandic whaling

Feature story | 14 August, 2003 at 0:00

Iceland announced a few days ago the resumption of its "Scientific Whaling" programme. We have turned our flagship "Rainbow Warrior" around to do something about it.

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior Sails to the Whales of Iceland

Press release | 14 August, 2003 at 0:00

 

Why you should care about the WTO

Slideshow | 13 August, 2003

June 2003 in Pictures

Slideshow | 12 August, 2003

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