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Japanese whale fleet ready

Feature story | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace has learned that five vessels will set forth shortly from Shimonoseki in Japan, perhaps as early as Friday, to hunt whales once again. They continue to do so despite a worldwide moratorium on commercial whaling, under the false...

A Greenpeace activist stands in protest at

Image | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

A Greenpeace activist stands in protest at the entrance to timber importer DLH, the world's largest importer of tropical hardwood, in the Dutch town of Vlissingen.

Greenpeace volunteers demonstrate and declare

Image | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace volunteers demonstrate and declare Noranda's main offices an environmental crime scene.

Greenpeace investigates DLH's Dutch timber operations

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace carried out an onsite investigation today into illegal loggers trading with the Danish timber trader DLH (Dalhoff, Larsen en Horneman), the largest trader in tropical hardwood in the world. The activists blocked the entrance of the...

Decades of environmental destruction revealed in A LIFE OF CRIME

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Toronto/Santiago, 6 November 2003-Greenpeace activists today held simultaneous protests to highlight the destructive activities of Canadian mining giant, Noranda, is preparing to begin in the pristine forest region of Patagonia.  

Sailing under false pretences

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

A fleet of 5 whaling vessels sailing shortly from Japan to the Antarctic is operating under false pretences, Greenpeace said today.

Toxic ghost fleet

Feature story | 5 November, 2003 at 0:00

Two former US Navy ships are now crossing the Atlantic for scrapping in the UK. Contaminated with toxic waste, the failure of the US to clean them up at home has caused outrage in Europe. But have a closer look at the issue of shipbreaking:...

Obsolete vessels from the US National Defense

Image | 5 November, 2003 at 0:00

Obsolete vessels from the US National Defense Reserve Fleet, or ghost fleet, anchored in the James River, near Norfol, VA. Thirteen of the vessels contain toxic materials and are slated to be towed to the UK for shipbreaking.

State of Conflict

Publication | 3 November, 2003 at 0:00

The report 'State of Conflict' focuses on the Brazilian Amazon state of Pará, where industrial activities are surging ahead leaving the law behind. It concentrates on the two most aggressive industrial frontiers in Pará State: the regions of...

Life in the Amazon

Feature story | 3 November, 2003 at 0:00

When the communities near Porto de Moz just south of the Amazon river first moved to the remote forest region, they knew that it would be tough work. They endured a harsh climate and isolation, fought off insects and forest creatures, but hoped...

Violence, Murder and Slavery; the true picture of Amazon destruction revealed

Press release | 3 November, 2003 at 0:00

For the first time, the secret face of Amazon destruction and the names of those behind it is revealed in a report published today by Greenpeace. It exposes an alarming picture of land invasions by powerful loggers and cattle ranchers. The report...

Declaration for Life in the Forest - Porto de Moz and Prainha, Amazon

Publication | 31 October, 2003 at 0:00

We, the community organisations and entities from the Porto de Moz Region and Prainha, Para State, and civil society organisations and other entities concerned about increasing violence against forest people, and the continuous assault on Amazon...

EU waters down chemicals reform

Feature story | 29 October, 2003 at 0:00

Important new laws in Europe have been announced this week to address the current flawed and inadequate rules governing chemicals harmful to health and the environment. While the new laws represent a step forward, heavy chemical industry lobbying...

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