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Soya blazes through the Amazon

Feature story | 12 December, 2003 at 0:00

It was a beautiful star gazing night last night and almost everyone was out on deck. The moon rose late and the lights on deck were off because we are in transit. In the distance, against the silhouette of the forest, there was an orange glow.

Brazil's Federal Prosecutors call for demolition of Cargill's Soya facilities in the...

Press release | 11 December, 2003 at 0:00

Dramatic images of the Amazon rainforest on fire have been released by Greenpeace to highlight the devastating impacts of Soya production in the region. At the same time, one of the main forces behind the expansion of Soya production in Para...

Rainbow Warrior crew detained onboard

Feature story | 11 December, 2003 at 0:00

Our flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has been exposing the sharp end of environmental exploitation - the ship breaking beaches of India. However rather than taking action to prevent these crimes the local Indian authorities have responded by...

Symbolic demarcation of the Verde Para Sempre

Image | 11 December, 2003 at 0:00

Symbolic demarcation of the Verde Para Sempre Reserve in the Amazon. Subsequent protection granted by the Brazilian government has protected this area of forest and the local communities who depend on the forest.

Artic Sunrise in front of the US based Cargill

Image | 10 December, 2003 at 0:00

Artic Sunrise in front of the US based Cargill corporation's illegal soya processing plant. Cargill is fuelling the burning of the forest for soya plantations.

The US based Cargill corporation burns large

Image | 10 December, 2003 at 0:00

The US based Cargill corporation burns large areas of rainforest to prepare for soya plantations.

The US based Cargill corporation burns large

Image | 10 December, 2003 at 0:00

The US based Cargill corporation burns large areas of rainforest to prepare for soya plantations.

The Arctic Sunrise campaigns for extractive reserves

Image | 8 December, 2003 at 0:00

The Arctic Sunrise campaigning for the extractive reserves in 2003. The announcement by the Brazilian government to create 2 million hectares of extractive reserve is a major victory for our campaign.

Chinese consumer

Image | 8 December, 2003 at 0:00

Chinese consumer, Eileen Zhu Yanling, is suing Nestle for not labelling Nesquik to indicate inclusion of GE ingredients in China under consumer rights law.

Crew of the Rainbow Warrior keeping their

Image | 8 December, 2003 at 0:00

Crew of the Rainbow Warrior keeping their spirits up. Currently the crew is confined to the ship by port authorities.

Schoolchildren visit to Rainbow Warrior

Image | 8 December, 2003 at 0:00

Schoolchildren visit to Rainbow Warrior. Currently the crew is confined to the ship by port authorities.

Floods in southern France only months after

Image | 6 December, 2003 at 0:00

Floods in southern France only months after a severe drought and forest fires in the same area. Global warming, caused by ever increasing consumption of fossil fuels like oil, means extreme weather events are becoming more frequent.

The welcome for the Rainbow Warrior when

Image | 6 December, 2003 at 0:00

The welcome for the Rainbow Warrior when it finally got permission to enter the port of Mumbai after 6 days of exclusion outside of Mumbai. The crew is now confined to the ship.

Flooded village in southern France

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

Flooded village in southern France, close to a nuclear power station. Earlier in 2003 the same area experienced a long drought. Climate change means more extreme weather like flooding and droughts.

UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

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