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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...

Government bans illegal Amazon timber

Press release | 18 July, 2008 at 0:00

Belém, Pará State, Brazilian Amazon. 18 July 2008 – Greenpeace welcomes today's announcement of a pact between the Amazon State of Pará, the world's largest producer of Amazon timber, the Brazilian environment ministry and representatives of the...

Activists released; time to investigate whaling fleet corruption - Greenpeace

Press release | 15 July, 2008 at 0:00

The two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

Australian smokestack occupied for 33 hours

Feature story | 14 July, 2008 at 0:00

Over the weekend, four activists from Greenpeace Australia occupied the top of a 140-metre high smokestack for 33 hours enduring near freezing temperatures overnight. They began the two-hour descent yesterday, at Swanbank B coal fired power plant...

Eiffel Tower anti-nuclear protest

Feature story | 13 July, 2008 at 16:45

French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a ring of golden European Union stars for the Eiffel Tower, to mark France's term as EU president. Today, we added a nuclear hazard symbol.

Greenpeace hangs nuclear banner on Eiffel Tower

Press release | 13 July, 2008 at 14:32

As the Union for the Mediterranean organised by French president Nicolas Sarkozy (1) launched in Paris today, Fifteen Greenpeace activists today hung a banner of a nuclear symbol on the Eiffel Tower (2). The banner was placed in circle of golden...

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