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Mock missiles destroyed at UN as nations meet to discuss global nuclear disarmament

Press release | 28 April, 2003 at 0:00

States which were prepared to go to war to disarm Iraq must take action to meet their international legal obligations to get rid of their own nuclear weapons, Greenpeace said, as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Member States began...

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan Forest

Image | 25 April, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan Forest Crime in Europe in protest against the ongoing destruction of European ancient forests in Finland and to call on European Ministers to make the right decisions to further ancient forest protection in...

Paper exports may Finnish the forest

Feature story | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Europe is known more for its ancient cities than ancient forests. And if Finnish paper companies have their way, there may soon be nothing left of the old forests that once covered most of Europe. But Greenpeace activists confronted paper imports...

Greenpeace targets paper product imports from ancient forest destruction

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists onboard inflatable boats today welcomed the paper carrier "Finn Hawk" as it entered the Baltic Port of Luebeck in Germany. As the Finn Hawk navigated toward its berth, the activists painted the slogan "Forest Crime in Europe"...

Nuclear proliferation regime severely threatened by North Korean declaration of its...

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned North Korea's declaration that it possesses nuclear weapons and that it has reprocessed spent fuel. In reports from talks being held in Beijing, U.S. officials have stated that North Korean delegates confirmed on...

April 2003 Non Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee -- Challenges and Opportunities

Publication | 24 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace outlines the most significant world challenges (the invasion of Iraq has created an enormous public mobilisation globally in favour of peace and disarmament)and suggests steps NPT state parties could take at the upcoming Prepcomm to...

Is the Dutch Government Using Illegally Produced Wood ?

Press release | 24 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today branded the pier in The Hague harbour, which is presently being renovated using timber the Dutch government imported from Cameroon. Twenty activists participated in this protest by painting "Wrong Wood" behind the...

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to

Image | 23 April, 2003 at 1:00

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to synthetic chemicals.

Caught on the spot in Cameroon’s rainfores

Image | 22 April, 2003 at 1:00

Caught on the spot in Cameroon’s rainfores an abandoned Wijma (GWZ) log illegally cut lies outside Wijma’s valid cutting permit. The log has been fraudulently marked using the code of Wijma’s valid cutting permit VC 09-04-59.

Reef logs on their way to the sawmill.

Image | 22 April, 2003 at 1:00

Reef logs on their way to the sawmill.

Still living on a flat Earth cartoon

Image | 22 April, 2003 at 1:00

Still living on a flat Earth cartoon

Chainsaw criminal CIBEC

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 0:00

In 2001 and 2002, the Cameroon logging company CIBEC, controlled by Dutch businessman Jacco Ravenhorst, carried out a large scale illegal logging operation in the rainforest of south-west Cameroon. CIBEC´s logging operations caused economic...

Chainsaw criminal Reef

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 0:00

The Dutch logger and timber trader Reef has an excellent environmental reputation. But Reef´s own logging activities are not always as environmentally and socially responsible as Reef wants its customers to believe.

Chainsaw criminal Wijma

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 0:00

In its company literature, the Dutch logger and timber trader Wijma has made many claims about the environmental and social acceptability of its timber. However, Wijma not only buys from some of the most notorious logging companies in Africa, but...

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