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Mice! Forget about birth control - try GE maize instead!

Feature story | 11 November, 2008 at 0:00

Mice fed on genetically-engineered maize produce fewer offspring than those fed on natural foods, according to a new study published today by the Austrian government.

Greenpeace prevents palm oil shipment leaving Indonesia, demands an immediate end to...

Press release | 10 November, 2008 at 9:45

Greenpeace activists today prevented a palm oil shipment from departing for Europe from Dumai, Indonesia's main palm oil export port, to protest against the ongoing destruction of Indonesia's forests.

Greenpeace activists block palm oil shipment in Indonesia

Feature story | 10 November, 2008 at 0:00

In the latest stage of the Esperanza's Forests for Climate tour around south-east Asia, activists have arrived in Dumai, Indonesia to block a palm oil shipment from departing for Europe.

Greenpeace uses 4000 windmills to call on Belgium and E.ON to quit coal

Press release | 7 November, 2008 at 9:41

More than 80 activists placed thousands of windmills with the message to “Quit Coal” at the site of E.ON’s proposed coal fired power-plant in Antwerp Harbour. The action illustrates the choice facing Flemish authorities: authorise the...

How many windmills does it take to stop a coal power plant?

Feature story | 7 November, 2008 at 0:00

More than 80 activists occupied the site of E.ON's proposed coal fired power-plant in Antwerp Harbour – setting up over four thousand tiny windmills and painting the message "Flanders Quit Coal" on the tarmac.

Environmental groups call on Indonesian government to support moratorium

Press release | 6 November, 2008 at 10:58

Greenpeace and the Riau-based environmental group Jikalahari called upon the Indonesian government to support the call for a moratorium decree on forests and peatlands conversion made by Riau Governor Wan Abubakar, during a media briefing on...

Greenpeace challenges Japan to prosecute anti-whaling activists worldwide

Press release | 4 November, 2008 at 13:24

Ending the political prosecution of two Greenpeace activists in Japan will become the central focus of a global mass mobilisation campaign against the Japanese government's whale hunt in the Southern Ocean Whaling Sanctuary, Greenpeace announced...

Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | 4 November, 2008 at 0:00

Despite the moratorium on commercial whaling, the Japanese government continues to send a fleet of ships to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to kill over a thousand whales. Each season, the fleet departs for the Sanctuary and more whales...

Holding the line with FSC - Volume II

Publication | 3 November, 2008 at 11:02

Over the past 12 years, FSC has created the leading model for credible certification of responsible forest stewardship worldwide. It is founded on the collaboration and shared commitment amongst its diverse environmental, social and economic...

Nuclear power - Undermining climate protection

Publication | 3 November, 2008 at 9:23

There is a clear scientific consensus that we must halve global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050 or suffer changes to the global climate with catastrophic consequences. Avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change requires governments...

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