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Greenpeace to sue French Nuclear Industry

Feature story | 1 August, 2008 at 0:00

Over the last month there have been a catalogue of accidents at the French nuclear site Tricastin-Pierrelatte. We’ve followed all the breaking stories on our new weblog ‘Nuclear Reaction’. Now Greenpeace France has launched two court cases in an...

Conning the Congo

Publication | 30 July, 2008 at 0:00

This new investigative report exposes another hidden aspect of export-driven resource extraction in the DRC and the neighbouring Republic of the Congo. Internal company documents obtained by Greenpeace International show how the German owned,...

Conning the Congo

Feature story | 30 July, 2008 at 0:00

Just as the need to save the world’s forests for climate protection is becoming widely recognised, we have discovered that major logging companies - operating in the Congo basin - are increasingly destroying one of the most ecologically important...

European Logging Company Exposed for Tax Scams in the Congo; says Greenpeace

Press release | 30 July, 2008 at 0:00

A new Greenpeace International investigative report, "Conning the Congo", launched today, reveals tax evasion by one of the main logging companies operating in the region, exposing how industrial logging is not only a key force in climate...

Quit Coal campaign completes Thailand tour

Feature story | 28 July, 2008 at 0:00

After successful campaigns in New Zealand and the Philippines, the Rainbow Warrior spent 21 days in Thailand as part of the "Quit Coal, Lead the Energy [R]evolution Tour" promoting solutions to climate change. The tour included human banners,...

Twenty coal ships get new paint jobs in Australia

Feature story | 28 July, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists painted coal ships waiting in a queue at Hay Point port in Queensland with messages saying "Stop coal expansion", "Barrier Reef Gone", "Ice caps gone" and "Rudd exporting CO2".

Austria bans Monsanto’s GE maize

Feature story | 25 July, 2008 at 0:00

Austria has banned the import of the highly dangerous genetically engineered maize MON 863. The maize (corn) is produced by US agro-chemical giant Monsanto.

Submerged scientist slams shale oil

Feature story | 22 July, 2008 at 0:00

A world renowned coral reef scientist Dr. Charlie Veron joined Greenpeace activists underwater to make a bold statement against the shale oil industry and for the protection of the Great Barrier Reef from climate change.

European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) Fact Sheet

Publication | 20 July, 2008 at 0:00

The European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) is a new reactor design developed by the French company AREVA in co-operation with the German firm Siemens. Serious doubts have been raised about the safety and cost of the EPR. Study of the EPR’s blueprints...

Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature story | 18 July, 2008 at 0:00

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

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