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Iceland abandons major part of whaling programme

Press release | 2 June, 2004 at 0:00

The Icelandic government will put their so called scientific whaling programme on hold and limit this years take to 25 minke whales.This is as close to a victory as we could have hoped for, said Greenpeace spokesperson Frode Pleym.

Global coalition submits anti-GMO case to WTO

Press release | 27 May, 2004 at 0:00

A coalition of 15 environmental, nature and rural organisations from Europe, Asia and the Americas today submitted evidence to a World Trade Organisation dispute panel currently considering a US-led complaint against the European Union.

Greenpeace activists protect Greek consumers from another shipment of GE soya

Press release | 25 May, 2004 at 0:00

This morning, a Greenpeace team including swimmers, canoeists and climbers from Greece, Hungary, Germany, Netherlands and Australia are taking action to prevent a second GE shipment reaching Greek shores. The 'UBC Beaumont' contains 18,000 tons...

Greenpeace Biosafety Patrol takes action where Greek Government has failed

Press release | 22 May, 2004 at 0:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza' this morning boarded a bulk carrier 'Flag Tom' carrying some 40,000 thousands tons of genetically engineered (GE) soya and 14,000 tons of maize from Argentina to demand that Greek authorities inspect...

Farmer Loses Right to Farm GE Free, Monsanto Wins Right to Genetic Pollution

Press release | 21 May, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace is appalled at the result today in the case of Monsanto versus Percy Schmeiser, a Canadian farmer who Monsanto claims did not acquire a licence to grow his crop of canola. His crop became contaminated by GE canola fields near...

Greenpeace acquitted

Press release | 19 May, 2004 at 0:00

This afternoon the Bush Administration's case against Greenpeace USA was thrown out of court. Judge Adalberto Jordan acquitted the environmental group after accepting Greenpeace's claim that the US government provided insufficient evidence to the...

Mitsubishi Corporation to cease buying Tasmanian ancient forest

Press release | 18 May, 2004 at 0:00

Japanese multinational Mitsubishi Corporation, an importer of Tasmanian woodchip who trade with Gunns Ltd(1), have replied to a letter from Greenpeace Japan and the Wilderness Society stating they will cease buying woodchips from Tasmania's...

Answer to China's Energy future is Blowing in the Wind

Press release | 15 May, 2004 at 0:00

The Chinese version of the "Wind Force 12" report was launched today at a press conference in Beijing. The report, together with next week's drafting of China's Renewable Energy Promotion Law, demonstrates both the huge potential for wind energy...

Greenpeace locks in GE soya until

Press release | 14 May, 2004 at 0:00

Thirty Greenpeace activists are occupying the Cereol/Bunge soya processing facility this morning in Ancona, Italy. The protest follows the action in the Adriatic Sea, near Venice, where the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, stopped the offloading...

Monsanto retreat continues - GE canola dropped in Australia

Press release | 12 May, 2004 at 0:00

According to the Grains Council of Australia, Monsanto is about to announce that the controversial agritech company will shelve plans to introduce GE canola in Australia. The news comes just one day after Monsanto announced it would delay their...

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