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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...

Prime Opportunity to Protect Life on Earth Today

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists this morning unfolded banners that read:  "Protect Life on Earth today", while three Ents, the giant living trees that fought against their destruction in Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, welcomed government delegates from...

One 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...

Greenpeace investigates DLH's Dutch timber operations

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace carried out an onsite investigation today into illegal loggers trading with the Danish timber trader DLH (Dalhoff, Larsen en Horneman), the largest trader in tropical hardwood in the world. The activists blocked the entrance of the...

Decades of environmental destruction revealed in A LIFE OF CRIME

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Toronto/Santiago, 6 November 2003-Greenpeace activists today held simultaneous protests to highlight the destructive activities of Canadian mining giant, Noranda, is preparing to begin in the pristine forest region of Patagonia.  

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