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A canoe greeting the MVAS on her way from

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

A canoe greeting the MVAS on her way from Belem to Gurupa.

Activists on one of the tiny platforms making

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Activists on one of the tiny platforms making up the world's tallest tree sit - to protect the world's tallest hardwood trees.

Activists protest in front of two UK ships

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Activists protest in front of two UK ships being broken in India. The export of toxic chemicals to other countries is illegal under the Basel Convention.

Activists protest in front of the two illegal

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Activists protest in front of the two illegal ships from the UK in Indian shipbreaking yard, which include toxic substances on board.

Environmentalist climbs to the Global Rescue

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Environmentalist climbs to the Global Rescue Station, a platform built 65m up a tree in the Styx Valley, Tasmania.

Sakyo

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Sakyo - Japanese environmentalist on a tree sit 65m up a tree in the Styx Valley.

British ships sent to India for scrap while US ghost fleet denied entry to UK

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

As the British government continues to refuse permits for scrapping the first of the controversial US navy "ghost ships" which arrive in the UK today, Greenpeace has uncovered British vessels being shipped to India - contravening international...

World's tallest tree protest to stop Japanese Companies' imports of 'ancient forest'...

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

The ancient Styx Forest in the Australian island of Tasmania has been put in the global spotlight today with the construction of a 'tree sit', dubbed the Global Rescue Station, that will house activists from four countries 65 metres above the...

UK's own ghost ship in India

Feature story | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

There's outrage in the UK! The US is sending its "ghost fleet," complete with asbestos and toxic chemicals, for dismantling in England. The UK government has said the ships will have to go back. A British court has put a halt to any dismantling...

World's highest tree sit

Feature story | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

In Tasmania, Australia, they have these trees, that are... tall. OK, a lot of trees are tall, but these are the tallest hardwood trees in the world. We're talking trees taller than a 25-story building and 400 years old. Some people look at...

Montreal conference on protecting forests

Feature story | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

Before any major international meeting there are advance meetings to lay the groundwork. A lot of the decisions finalised at the main meeting are often made at these meetings - months before the big one.Today was the start of one of the more...

Autumn 2003 in Pictures

Slideshow | 11 November, 2003

Rainbow Warrior on toxic patrol in India

Image | 11 November, 2003 at 0:00

Rainbow Warrior on toxic patrol in India

The Prestige Disaster: One Year On.

Publication | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Far away from the press headlines, an almost silent battle is being fought between those who profit from the business of transporting hazardous substances by sea and those of us who defend drastic measures to prevent new oil slicks. Ever since...

Greenpeace activists joined by giant trees

Image | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists joined by giant trees called Ents, that fans will recognise from the Lord of the Rings, have welcomed government delegates from around the world to the 9th meeting of biodiversity (SBSTTA).

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