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Security risks ignored as BNFL Nuclear Freighters Depart UK

Press release | 3 September, 2004 at 0:00

Two lightly armed UK-flagged nuclear freighters have departed the U.K. in a trans-Atlantic voyage to pick up a cargo of weapons-grade plutonium from the U.S. military port of Charleston, South Carolina, Greenpeace has learned. One ship, the...

South Korea nuclear revelation -- Greenpeace urges end to production of nuclear...

Press release | 2 September, 2004 at 0:00

News that South Korea has uranium enriched far beyond that needed for peaceful nuclear use can do nothing other than add more fuel to the proliferation fire in the Korean Peninsula, warned Greenpeace, today. Given the threat implied by the South...

Paper industries must stop ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 September, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace Japan today held a peaceful demonstration in front of the headquarters of Oji Paper Co. and Nippon Paper Industries Co. with a life-size photo-banner of a Tasmanian tree-stump (1). Written across the photo was the slogan: "Stop Ancient...

BNFL nuclear freighters prepare for unjustified trans-Atlantic plutonium shipment

Press release | 1 September, 2004 at 0:00

The departure of the two armed British nuclear freighters, due to cross the Atlantic to collect a cargo of weapons-grade plutonium from the U.S. military port at Charleston, South Carolina, is imminent, Greenpeace has been informed. The ships...

Greenpeace concerns over plutonium shipment echoed by US Congressmen

Press release | 25 August, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today reiterated its opposition to the planned transport of plutonium from US to France as US Congressman Jim Turner expressed his concerns over the same controversial shipment.

Thailand taking the disastrous path to GMOs

Press release | 23 August, 2004 at 0:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today condemned the Thai government's decision to open Thailand to genetically modified crops as nothing short of leading the country into disaster.

Greenpeace publishes annual financial figures

Press release | 18 August, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today published its combined annual summary of income and supporter accounts for 2003, which show a consistent increase in supporter figures and a stable income for the international environmental organisation. The records show a...

WTO: Dangerous fudge--not victory for multilateralism

Press release | 1 August, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace warned that the WTO deal in Geneva--agreed many hours after an alleged "drop dead" deadline--is a face-saving exercise that is likely to result in further trade liberalisation at the expense of people and the environment. The deal is...

GE papaya found in local farm

Press release | 30 July, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today revealed that genetically engineered (GE) papaya has been grown for at least 12 months on a farm in the province of Khon Kaen in a widening GE contamination scandal and violation of the country's GE ban. The revelation is part of...

Greenpeace 'jaguars' stop bulldozers destroying forest

Press release | 29 July, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists, dressed as jaguars, used motorbikes to track down five more bulldozers that were destroying precious forests in a remote region of Argentina. (1) The forest is being destroyed to grow genetically engineered soya that is...

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