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A dead dolphin encased in ice is delivered

Image | 7 June, 2004 at 1:00

A dead dolphin encased in ice is delivered to the Government's doorstep by Greenpeace, in protest at the numbers of dolphins killed by UK fishing boats and the Government's lack of action to stop the problem.

Deep Sea Conservation Coalition seeks United Nations resolution to halt destruction...

Press release | 7 June, 2004 at 0:00

A broad international coalition of environmentalists today called on the United Nations to suspend the most destructive fishing practice on the high seas. Bottom trawl fishing in international waters may be wiping out hundreds or even thousands...

Greenfreeze: from snowball to industrial avalanche

Publication | 6 June, 2004 at 0:00

Greenfreeze is an ozone-friendly refrigeration technology developed by Greenpeace to challenge an industry that said it couldn't be done. It has gone on to dominate the European refrigeration industry and won a United Nations award for...

Greenpeace takes a message about the real

Image | 5 June, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace takes a message about the real cost of fuel to lorry drivers protesting in Cardiff about fuel prices. As well as talking to lorry drivers, two Greenpeace climbers hang a large banner on a billboard at the M4 service station at which...

Renewable Energy

Image | 4 June, 2004 at 1:00

15,000 postcards from the public calling for renewable energy are delivered in a ball of ice to the Bonn Renewables conference. While there was some progress at the conference it still left much to do to tackle global warming.

Greenpeace climbers scale the top of the

Image | 4 June, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace climbers scale the top of the main towers of the cathedral La Sagrada Familia (The Sacred Family) and unfurl banners which read SAVE OUR SEAS.The action is timed for The Program of United Nations for the Environment in Barcelona,...

SAVE OUR SEAS: stop the gold rush to the world's deepest oceans

Press release | 4 June, 2004 at 0:00

Thousands of deep sea species, from 150year old orange roughy to giant sea spiders and squid, are threatened by the new enemy of the seas, bottom trawlers.

The Dawn of the Renewable Energy Revolution underway

Press release | 4 June, 2004 at 0:00

Following the largest ever inter-governmental meeting on renewable energy, held in Bonn over the past four days, Greenpeace described the event as a significant step but warned that the outcomes lacked the political will and urgency required to...

Greenpeace climbers net Barcelona landmark

Feature story | 4 June, 2004 at 0:00

Tourists got more than they bargained for this morning when they turned up at Spanish architect Gaudi's landmark cathedral, Sagrada Familia, in Barcelona. Greenpeace activists, clinging to the famous spires like orange-clad gargoyles, had added a...

Greenpeace flies a hot air balloon in a remote

Image | 3 June, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace flies a hot air balloon in a remote area in the northwest of Argentina with the message NO MORE HECTARES FOR MONSANTO SOYA

Pacific fisheries

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

As fish stocks collapse in the north, global over-capacity of fishing fleets is causing them to expand into the Pacific. This migration threatens to overwhelm the Pacific’s vital fisheries. Rather than fix the problem at home, fishing fleets from...

Don't waste our oceans

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

The life of the oceans is being destroyed. Huge ecosystems, once thought to be resilient and inexhaustible, are collapsing. The biggest single threat to marine ecology today is overfishing. If current quotas are maintained they will soon exceed...

Skimp on the shrimp

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

Wild shrimp are generally caught by bottom trawling, dragging nets along the sea bottom. Landings of wild shrimp fisheries are between 2 and 3 million tonnes a year. But with virtually all of the world's major stocks of wild shrimp heavily...

Keep our seas clean

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

By the year 2050 it is estimated that the world's population could have increased to around 12 billion. Of these, 60% will live within 60km of the sea. The agricultural and industrial activities required to support these populations will increase...

Save deep sea life

Publication | 3 June, 2004 at 0:00

62 percent of the surface of the globe is covered in water over a kilometre deep -it is the last wilderness on our planet. We are still discovering new life in the deep sea, but it is in serious danger from the world’s most destructive fishing...

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