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2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth - the Winners

Press release | 21 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today announced the winners of the 2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth Award. This disreputable honour is given to a country who has done the most to weaken the outcome of the UN Summit for Life on Earth and bring an end to...

Protection of Life on Earth hangs in balance after Global Summit

Press release | 20 February, 2004 at 0:00

As the UN Convention on protecting the world's rich biodiversity ended today, Greenpeace declared that the future for many threatened plants and animals still hangs in the balance. On paper, over 180 Governments have agreed on a global action...

President Lagos, Save Patagonia's Rainforest from destructive Aluminium smelter

Press release | 19 February, 2004 at 0:00

As the UN Summit for Life on Earth draws to a close in Kuala Lumpur, 50 Greenpeace activists in Santiago blocked the entrance to the Casa de la Moneda (the President's Palace) with three trucks. The activists are urging the Chilean government to...

Will Ministers act to protect life on earth?

Press release | 18 February, 2004 at 0:00

The Ministers of Environment from all over the world gathered today in Kuala Lumpur during the Summit for Life on Earth-the UN meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). As environment negotiations reach a critical stage it is up to...

The Stockholm Convention's entry into force a victory for the environment and our future

Press release | 18 February, 2004 at 0:00

Today the 50th country ratified the Stockholm Convention, bringing it into legal force. From now on it will be mandatory for governments to protect the environment and human health from toxic chemicals. (1)

World's leading scientists urge governments to protect the deep sea

Press release | 16 February, 2004 at 0:00

Over 1000 of the world's foremost marine scientists released a strong statement calling on governments and the UN to act swiftly to protect the imperilled biological diversity of vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems. The statement was released...

Governments fail to stop destruction of ancient forests from illegal logging;...

Press release | 16 February, 2004 at 0:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, today announced the discovery of several barges loaded with hundreds of logs soon to be exported from Indonesia. The logs come from a region that includes the Tanjung Puting National Park and are...

Australia's Styx Valley protesters stop woodchip export to Japan

Press release | 15 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today stopped the export of woodchips from Tasmania's ancient forests to Japanese companies Oji Paper, Nippon Paper and Mitsubishi Paper Mills with a protest action at Triabunna port, in the island of Tasmania, Australia.

Pictures of climate change from the disappearing glaciers of Patagonia

Press release | 10 February, 2004 at 0:00

New visual evidence of the impacts of climate change was released Greenpeace in Patagonia today. Dramatic new photos of Patagonian glaciers taken by the research team on board the Greenpeace vessel /Arctic Sunrise/ show the extent to which...

World governments must stop destruction of forest and marine life

Press release | 9 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today made an urgent call to delegates attending the Summit for Life on Earth, the UN meeting on the Convention of Biological Diversity beginning here today, to protect life on earth in all its diversity by providing money for...

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