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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...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | 11 July, 2008 at 0:00

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Press release | 11 July, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace peaceful protestors have been charged after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme. The prosecutor in Aomori, Japan, today charged...

Briefing on Merkel Sarkozy Deal

Publication | 10 July, 2008 at 0:00

This briefing describes the consequences of the proposed Franco-German deal on car emissions.

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