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Changing minds in Iceland

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

According to a new Gallup poll, 48 percent of the Icelandic public thinks the existence of groups like Greenpeace is "rather important to very important" -- a marked shift from past antagonism against Greenpeace for its anti-whaling policies.

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to build another...

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists display 10 model wind turbines on the premises of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France in protest at the French government's decision to build another reactor on the site.

For the same investment

Image | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

For the same investment, wind generates 5 times the jobs and 2.3 times the power as a nuclear reactor.

Ancient Forests Can't Be Copied

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

A new Greenpeace campaign aimed at a number of photocopy papers that are currently available in Europe is launched today in Finland. Certain copy paper manufacturers are using paper that is being derived from ancient forests in northern Finland.

Greenpeace joins Global Day of Action Against Corporate Crimes to Commemorate 19th...

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, Greenpeace and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB), held a global day of action against corporate crimes. The protests, in 16...

Save paper, save trees

Feature story | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred year old trees logged to make paper? Yes, it happens all the time, but it doesn't have to. Ecologically sound alternatives are there for the choosing. The Forest Guardians paper project is about advocating for these choices - for...

Message in a bottle for Dow

Feature story | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

It's 19 years since the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India. Deadly gas leaked from the poorly maintained and understaffed plant owned by Union Carbide, killing up to 20,000 people and leaving 120,000 chronically ill. For 19 years...

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst

Image | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, activists and students protest in Mumbai as part of the Global day of action against corporate crimes in support of the thousands of people in Bhopal still suffering from the...

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst

Image | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, activists from Greenpeace held a protest activity at the headquarter of Dow Chemical Europe as part of the Global Day of Action against Corporate...

Russian election politicking over Kyoto Protocol nothing more than hot air

Press release | 2 December, 2003 at 0:00

The statement of a Russian economic advisor against the Kyoto Protocol was nothing more than pre-election bluster, ahead of Moscow's Duma election this Sunday, according to WWF and Greenpeace, participating in the Climate Change Conference in Milan.

Russian hot air

Feature story | 2 December, 2003 at 0:00

Diplomats from world governments are currently meeting for the latest round of negotiations on controlling climate change. The biggest news so far was a statement seeming to rule out Russia from attempts to control climate change. However it is...

A gift with a meaning for both Bhopal and

Image | 2 December, 2003 at 0:00

A gift with a meaning for both Bhopal and Dow Chemical.

Kyoto Protocol to protect the climate alive and kicking

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

As nations from around the world gather in Milan for the next round of the Kyoto Protocol talks, environmental groups confirmed that the multilateral effort to combat climate change was alive and kicking, despite the efforts of the Bush...

Conservation Groups Call for Moratorium to Protect Seamounts from Deep Seabed Trawling

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

At the opening of a major international conference today on deep sea fisheries, major conservation organizations including IUCN-The World Conservation Organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the World Wide Fund for Nature...

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