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Greenpeace activists display

Image | 11 December, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists display, at the site of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen, a banner reading Oil Hazard EU Clean up your act, referring to the infamous Prestige oil tanker disaster in Spain.

US just being climate change 'moron'

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

Canada and New Zealand are doing more to combat climate change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol this week putting the global agreement to cut greenhouse gases one step closer to reality. But the US and Australian governments are proving they are...

Dow fights for its image, but not the victims in Bhopal

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

"Did you know... that Dow Chemical is responsible for the birth of the modern environmental movement?" So begins an internet spoof of Dow Chemical Company's smarmy public relations website which has caused a bit of a web sensation over the last...

New Zealand, Canada ratify climate change Protocol

Press release | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

It's a great day for the climate with two nations - New Zealand and Canada chosing Tuesday 10th December to be the day they ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

Greenpeace divers explore the area around

Image | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace divers explore the area around the sunken Prestige and the affect of the leaking oil on marine life.

Greenpeace divers explore the area around

Image | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace divers explore the area around the sunken Prestige and the affect of the leaking oil on marine life.

Greenpeace calls on EU Ministers not to be cheated by 'safety' farce

Press release | 9 December, 2002 at 0:00

 

Living. Poisoned daily!

Image | 9 December, 2002 at 0:00

Living. Poisoned daily!

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Feature story | 8 December, 2002 at 0:00

More than 150 local fishing boats and yachts joined Greenpeace's flagship the Rainbow Warrior In a protest flotilla off the Galacian port town of Coruña. Another 2000 people lined the harbour. What do we all want? An guarantee that catastrophes...

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Press release | 8 December, 2002 at 0:00

Thousands have welcomed the Rainbow Warrior and a floatilla of 150 vessels protesting against the weak response to the Prestige oil spill in Spain.

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sails

Image | 8 December, 2002 at 0:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sails in the Galician port town of La Coruna this morning in protest against the weak response to the oil disaster from authorities, and demanding that stricter measures are put in place.

Belgium gets out of nuclear power

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The Belgian parliament voted in favour of phasing out all seven of its nuclear power reactors today. With this historic vote Belgium joins the majority of EU member states who are either non-nuclear or have their own phase out plans.

Activists bring oil disaster to European ministers

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

Over 35 Greenpeace activists reenacted an oil disaster at the doorstep of the European Union headquarters as European ministers are meeting to discuss maritime safety. Volunteers dressed in bird costumes with black 'oil' stains carried signs and...

Prestige leaking, but activists protesting another rustbucket are stopped

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The first images of the sunken oil tanker off Spain are out. Black oil is oozing out of the Prestige contrary to the Spanish government's assurance that it would freeze up and solidify at the bottom of the ocean. If it continues the Prestige...

EU again fails to protect oceans

Press release | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

Despite the Prestige disaster, the EU has failed to come up with strong enough measures on marine transportation.

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