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Calling on the EU to save our food

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 0:00

European Environment Ministers were asked to agree on strict controls ensuring food safety today, by our activists in Brussels. A giant banner displaying a ‘scary’ genetically modified corn plant and bearing the slogan Stop GMOs’ was dropped...

Greener Electronics – Major companies fail to show climate leadership

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 0:00

The latest edition of our Guide to Greener Electronics has revealed that very few firms are showing true climate leadership. Despite many green claims, major companies like Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo, LG, Samsung and Apple are failing to support the...

Stop GM crops, save our food!

Press release | 24 November, 2008 at 0:00

In an a-maize-ing feat at the heart of the EU quarter in Brussels this morning, Greenpeace activists climbed a building on Schuman square to display a giant banner of a 'scary' genetically modified (GM) corn plant bearing the slogan Stop GMOs'.

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics shows companies are stalling on real...

Press release | 24 November, 2008 at 0:00

Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands still show little engagement with...

GREENPEACE: Emperor Berlusconi fiddles as the climate burns

Press release | 22 November, 2008 at 11:06

This morning a Mercedes Benz, a BMW and a Volkswagen, driven by a group of “climate barbarians”, entered the Circus Maximus in Rome [1] led by the new “Emperor Nero” (Berlusconi). Greenpeace activists, wearing ancient Roman dress blocked the...

Activists demand nuclear plant closed

Feature story | 20 November, 2008 at 0:00

Sixty activists are at the Garoña nuclear power plant in Spain to demand that the Spanish government makes good on its commitment to start phasing out nuclear power plants, starting now with the immediate closure of the Garoña power plant.

Stop the bluefin tuna massacre: Greenpeace calls for closure of the bluefin tuna...

Press release | 17 November, 2008 at 10:01

Greenpeace activists have today dumped some 5 tonnes of dead bluefin tuna heads in front of the French Fisheries Ministry in Paris to protest the continued mismanagement of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery that is...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port under cloud of crisis

Press release | 17 November, 2008 at 9:27

Greenpeace activists this morning marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners reading "Whaling on Trial", another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's...

Konin coalition stands up against coal

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

Our team at the Climate Rescue Station in Poland joined 400 local people who live close to an open coal mine for a mass demonstration. Seven mayors from nearby villages and towns, which are facing destruction because of the mine's expansion, also...

Rainbow Warrior impounded by Dutch police

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior has been impounded and the captain arrested after it was boarded by the police three times over the weekend. The ship was part of a protest against the new coal fired power station that E.ON is building next to their existing...

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