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The 'tricks of the trade' ship breaking web

Image | 6 June, 2003 at 1:00

The 'tricks of the trade' ship breaking web game.

Tricks of the trade

Feature story | 6 June, 2003 at 0:00

The ship breaking industry provides one of the clearest examples of exploiting the environment and workers for profit. But thanks to the exposure of this toxic trade and public pressure, the industry is slowly realising it must clean up its act.

Brazilian government acts to stop mahogany illegalities

Press release | 6 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's announcement of the first environmental measure of his government. The Brazilian leader has highlighted the urgent need for protection of two the world's most treasured...

Activst helps quarantine a government

Image | 5 June, 2003 at 1:00

Activst helps quarantine a government-run farm in Canada to expose the risks of Monsanto's genetically engineered wheat.

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion

Image | 5 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion-Seguin chained to the gates of the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba.

Biohazard - Stopping GE wheat

Feature story | 5 June, 2003 at 0:00

Activists have quarantined a government-run farm in Canada to expose the risks of Monsanto's genetically engineered wheat. The approval of GE wheat would not only a potential environmental disaster but will clearly be a commercial disaster for...

Greenpeace Quarantines Genetically Engineered Wheat in Canada

Press release | 5 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace took action this morning to prevent commercialisation of genetically engineered (GE) wheat in Canada. Greenpeace volunteers have quarantined the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba. Four activists...

Save our Climate

Image | 4 June, 2003 at 1:00

Save our Climate

Greenpeace volunteers shut down the site

Image | 4 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace volunteers shut down the site of the new Home Office HQ at 2 Marsham St, Westminster, and declared it an ancient forest crime scene.

Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser

Image | 4 June, 2003 at 1:00

Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser

Canada blocks environmental safeguards for CDM sinks projects

Publication | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

At the upcoming Climate Change Conference (SB-18)in Bonn from 4-13 June, countries have a last chance to get negotiations right for CoP-9 in Milan, where modalities will be finalized for afforestation and reforestation projects under the CDM for...

CDM sinks: Do not change 1990 reference year for CDM reforestation definition.

Publication | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

The proposal to change the reforestation definition by moving the base year from 1990 (31 December 1989) to 2000 (31 December 1999) should be rejected. Canada first tabled this idea as a proposal to increase the eligible land area for...

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

Publication | 4 June, 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...

The Bonnie and Clyde of Karmabanque

Feature story | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

The boycott was invented in 1880 in Ireland. It's been a staple of labour, human rights, and environmental activism ever since, in basically the same form as when a group of Irish tenants refused to sell to, buy from, or otherwise deal with an...

Greenpeace highlights forest crimes in Europe

Press release | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

In London today, Greenpeace volunteers occupied the construction site of the new Home Office Headquarters to highlight UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's breach of commitment to using timber from legal and sustainable sources. The site was declared...

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