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Emily Craddock

Image | 27 November, 2003 at 0:00

Emily Craddock

Sinks in the CDM: Do not change the 1990 reference year

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

The proposal to change the reforestation definition by moving the base year from 1990 to 2000 should clearly be rejected. Canada first tabled this idea and thereby proposes to increase the eligible land area for reforestation activities under the...

Sinks in the CDM: After the climate, will biodiversity go down the drain?!

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

Something is going seriously wrong. We are trying to protect the world's ecosystems from climate change. And now, on our first humble steps towards this goal we are about to create a subsidy system for mono-culture plantations - thereby turning...

Checklist for CDM sink negotiators at CoP-9

Publication | 26 November, 2003 at 0:00

"Dear delegate, We would like to draw your attention to our serious concerns regarding the CDM sink negotiations at COP-9. First of all, accounting for sinks and consequently allowing higher fossil fuel emissions does not help to mitigate...

Greenpeace Amazon campaigner Paulo Adario

Image | 24 November, 2003 at 13:57

Greenpeace Amazon campaigner Paulo Adario talks to local loggers. Amazon Rainforest loggers in more than a dozen boats and barges protest against Greenpeace and the creation of the extractive reserve 'Verde para sempre- Green forever'.

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful

Image | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful protesters successfully stop clearcutting operations with tree-sits rigged up to logging machinery.

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful

Image | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful protesters successfully stop clearcutting operations with tree-sits rigged up to logging machinery under a lunar eclipse.

"Bandit" loggers ordered to "hi-jack" Greenpeace in the Amazon

Press release | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred Brazilian loggers, bribed by local officials with promises of free alcohol, fuel and T-shirts, converged on the Greenpeace ship the MV Arctic Sunrise in a mid-river stand off in the Amazon. The loggers are angered by the...

Styx Valley protesters claim win

Press release | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society today claimed a win in their campaign to protect Tasmania´s Styx Valley, after loggers failed to show up for work following environmentalists´ peaceful occupation of a logging coupe. Two activists are hanging...

Amazon loggers strike back

Feature story | 23 November, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred loggers from Porto de Moz in the Amazon surrounded the Greenpeace vessel MV Arctic Sunrise this morning, and local forest activists were threatened with attacks that sent them fleeing for sanctuary.

Illegal logging and destruction continues in the Amazon

Press release | 22 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today protested against industrial level forest exploitation in the remote Porto de Moz region of Brazil's Para State. Activists painted "Crime" on 6,000 cubic metres of logs and on a barge used to transport logs, and marked the area...

Victory! Greenpeace stays in IMO

Feature story | 21 November, 2003 at 0:00

The International Maritime Organisation, which was considering expulsion of Greenpeace for "unsafe seamanship" has accepted Greenpeace's arguments and bowed to pressure from cyberactivists the world over -- Greenpeace will continue to speak for...

UK launches first offshore windfarm

Feature story | 21 November, 2003 at 0:00

The UK's first major offshore wind farm has now been launched. It's situated off the coast of North Wales in the Irish Sea, and is now harnessing some of the UK's massive sea wind resource. It is a big step toward the only energy of the future -...

Greenpeace discovers an illegal logging operation

Image | 21 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace discovers an illegal logging operation with at least 200km of roads serving the operation. Greenpeace activists paint the loggers barge with the message CRIME then uses it to blockade access to the sort yard.

Road to Forest Head reverts to grass

Feature story | 20 November, 2003 at 0:00

In the US the Bush administration is trying to change the rules – specifically the "Roadless Area Conservation Rule". This rule, signed under the previous president, essentially prevents access to pristine forestlands, and placed 58.5 millions...

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