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Justice for whales, justice for Greenpeace

Feature story | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

An ancient Japanese legend says that anyone who folds 1000 paper cranes will have their heart's desire come true. On 16 February, 1000 paper whales were delivered to the Japanese embassy in Stockholm with a message "Free Junichi and Toru".From...

Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Press release | 18 February, 2009 at 0:00

Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported from the United Kingdom to Nigeria disguised as second-hand goods, Greenpeace exposed in an undercover operation. Nigeria is just one of many destinations for the developed...

Notice to Media: First Pre-Trial Hearing of "Tokyo Two" Greenpeace Activists Heard...

Press release | 13 February, 2009 at 9:29

The first formal court hearing in preparation for the trial of two Greenpeace activists took place in Aomori, Japan today.

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | 12 February, 2009 at 14:29

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

'Quit Coal' Greenpeace tells Indonesia's Energy Minister

Press release | 12 February, 2009 at 13:35

Early this morning, 40 Greenpeace activists and local community representatives, wearing white face masks carrying the message 'Coal Kills' to symbolise the health damage to local communities, chained themselves to the gates of the Cilacap coal...

Green power for electric cars: Development of policy recommendations to harvest the...

Publication | 8 February, 2009 at 0:00

Contrary to the trends in most other sectors, greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector are still increasing, and are predicted to grow further in the coming years, at current policies. As there is no simple solution to the challenge of...

Iceland: Killing whales makes no economic sense

Feature story | 3 February, 2009 at 13:52

Killing whales to save the economy? It sounds like a terrible idea. Last week, the Icelandic government resigned, following widespread protests over its handling of the financial crisis. On his way out the door, outgoing Fisheries Minister Einar...

Letter on whaling to new Icelandic government from Greenpeace International Executive...

Press release | 3 February, 2009 at 0:00

On 28 January, Greenpeace reacted to the increase in whaling quota by the outgoing Icelandic fisheries minister as "a shameless stunt that has nothing to do with use of natural resources, and everything to do with politics". [1]

France's Nuclear Failures

Feature story | 2 February, 2009 at 0:00

Hazardous waste, illegitimate and dangerous new reactors and a diversion to the solutions to climate change - here's why France's picture of nuclear energy is just a 'great illusion'.

New nuclear reactor’s waste is seven times more hazardous, Greenpeace exposes

Press release | 31 January, 2009 at 7:54

Greenpeace has uncovered evidence that nuclear waste from the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR), the flagship of the nuclear industry, will be up to seven times more hazardous than waste produced by existing nuclear reactors, increasing costs...

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