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US, Swiss companies win ‘world's worst’ award at Davos

Press release | 28 January, 2009 at 0:00

Today, on the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, US gold mining giant Newmont Mining and Swiss utility Bernische Kraftwerke (BKW) won the Bern Declaration and Greenpeace Switzerland’s fifth Public Eye Awards for blatantly...

Greenpeace calls for Obama to assert authority and replace officials

Press release | 27 January, 2009 at 16:44

Just days after the inauguration of President Obama, appointees from the Bush administration who are still in place are already attempting to undermine his foreign policy on whaling.

Taking the whaling debate to the Japanese people

Feature story | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

We have officially opened a new Communications Centre in the northern fishing district of Aomori. As we mark 20 years of non-violent environmental campaigning in Japan this year, we're bringing our message of healthy oceans, whale protection, and...

Greenpeace takes whaling debate to the Japanese public

Press release | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace, which this year celebrates 20 years of environmental campaigning in Japan, officially opened a new Communications Centre today in the fishing and whaling town of Aomori in Japan's north, where the trial of two Greenpeace activists who...

Community Mapping in the Amazon

Publication | 20 January, 2009 at 0:00

121 communities have been mapped in the region of Belterra and Santarém.

Putting soya impacts on the map

Feature story | 20 January, 2009 at 0:00

Monitoring the effects of deforestation on the Amazon is a difficult undertaking. The Amazon is huge and it's extremely difficult to keep tabs on what's happening in the remote fringes of the rainforest. News of illegal logging and the spread of...

Year in Pictures - 2008

Feature story | 20 January, 2009 at 0:00

We've selected some of our favourite Greenpeace images from around the world as we take a look back at the year that was 2008.

Congo rainforest needs greater protection

Feature story | 19 January, 2009 at 13:06

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently completed a World Bank sponsored review of the logging industry with some positive results. Yet it has allowed an expansion of the industry to more than twice the recommended size.

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to enforce decisions and protect Congo's remaining...

Press release | 19 January, 2009 at 0:00

Releasing the final results of a World Bank-sponsored review of logging contracts, the Congolese government today announced that 65 contracts covering almost 10 million hectares will be converted into long-term logging concessions.

Season May be Ended for Damaged Whaling Ship

Press release | 16 January, 2009 at 13:31

According to intelligence received by Greenpeace investigators in Surabaya, East Java, the Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru II, which was forced into a port in Indonesia for repairs, may be returning to Japan, and not the Southern Ocean Whale...

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