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Kyoto Protocol to protect the climate alive and kicking

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

As nations from around the world gather in Milan for the next round of the Kyoto Protocol talks, environmental groups confirmed that the multilateral effort to combat climate change was alive and kicking, despite the efforts of the Bush...

Conservation Groups Call for Moratorium to Protect Seamounts from Deep Seabed Trawling

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

At the opening of a major international conference today on deep sea fisheries, major conservation organizations including IUCN-The World Conservation Organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the World Wide Fund for Nature...

The Amazon -a gangster's paradise

Press release | 28 November, 2003 at 0:00

While the Brazilian Government begins civilised discussions on the first day of the National Environment Conference in Brasilia, Greenpeace activists brought the stark contrast of the lawlessness in parts of the Amazon to their doorstep this...

"Bandit" loggers ordered to "hi-jack" Greenpeace in the Amazon

Press release | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Three hundred Brazilian loggers, bribed by local officials with promises of free alcohol, fuel and T-shirts, converged on the Greenpeace ship the MV Arctic Sunrise in a mid-river stand off in the Amazon. The loggers are angered by the...

Styx Valley protesters claim win

Press release | 24 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society today claimed a win in their campaign to protect Tasmania´s Styx Valley, after loggers failed to show up for work following environmentalists´ peaceful occupation of a logging coupe. Two activists are hanging...

Illegal logging and destruction continues in the Amazon

Press release | 22 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today protested against industrial level forest exploitation in the remote Porto de Moz region of Brazil's Para State. Activists painted "Crime" on 6,000 cubic metres of logs and on a barge used to transport logs, and marked the area...

Greenpeace exposes dumping of GE soy in Thailand

Press release | 19 November, 2003 at 0:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today used inflatable boats off the port of Srichang Island, Thailand, to intercept a large bulk-carrier, the MV Poseidon, transporting genetically engineered (GE) soy from Argentina to Thailand. Activists...

British ships sent to India for scrap while US ghost fleet denied entry to UK

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

As the British government continues to refuse permits for scrapping the first of the controversial US navy "ghost ships" which arrive in the UK today, Greenpeace has uncovered British vessels being shipped to India - contravening international...

World's tallest tree protest to stop Japanese Companies' imports of 'ancient forest'...

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

The ancient Styx Forest in the Australian island of Tasmania has been put in the global spotlight today with the construction of a 'tree sit', dubbed the Global Rescue Station, that will house activists from four countries 65 metres above the...

A year after the Prestige disaster and still no lessons learned

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

A year has passed since the Prestige disaster but the impacts of the oil spill along the coast of north-west Spain will continue for at least a decade, says Greenpeace. The effects continue to cause severe ecological and economic damage in the...

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