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GREENPEACE: Emperor Berlusconi fiddles as the climate burns

Press release | 22 November, 2008 at 11:06

This morning a Mercedes Benz, a BMW and a Volkswagen, driven by a group of “climate barbarians”, entered the Circus Maximus in Rome [1] led by the new “Emperor Nero” (Berlusconi). Greenpeace activists, wearing ancient Roman dress blocked the...

Activists demand nuclear plant closed

Feature story | 20 November, 2008 at 0:00

Sixty activists are at the Garoña nuclear power plant in Spain to demand that the Spanish government makes good on its commitment to start phasing out nuclear power plants, starting now with the immediate closure of the Garoña power plant.

Stop the bluefin tuna massacre: Greenpeace calls for closure of the bluefin tuna...

Press release | 17 November, 2008 at 10:01

Greenpeace activists have today dumped some 5 tonnes of dead bluefin tuna heads in front of the French Fisheries Ministry in Paris to protest the continued mismanagement of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery that is...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port under cloud of crisis

Press release | 17 November, 2008 at 9:27

Greenpeace activists this morning marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners reading "Whaling on Trial", another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's...

Konin coalition stands up against coal

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

Our team at the Climate Rescue Station in Poland joined 400 local people who live close to an open coal mine for a mass demonstration. Seven mayors from nearby villages and towns, which are facing destruction because of the mine's expansion, also...

Rainbow Warrior impounded by Dutch police

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior has been impounded and the captain arrested after it was boarded by the police three times over the weekend. The ship was part of a protest against the new coal fired power station that E.ON is building next to their existing...

Dead tuna heads for deadbeat tuna managers

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

What does it take to get the governments responsible for the imminent collapse of the East Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery to wake up and do something? What about a mock "Pirates of the Mediterranean" poster of the responsible...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners declaring "Whaling on Trial" and another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's taxpayers. The fleet...

Greenpeace ships block coal shipments heading to Rotterdam port

Press release | 16 November, 2008 at 15:49

Two Greenpeace ships, the Rainbow Warrior and the Beluga II, have blocked the Mississippi harbour in Rotterdam to prevent coal cargo ships coming in to unload. Today's action, part of a weekend long protest in the Netherlands against German...

Ninety Greenpeace activists arrested at E.ON coal plant construction site, Rotterdam

Press release | 15 November, 2008 at 0:00

Ninety Greenpeace activists have been arrested following an action this morning in which they chained themselves to building machinery and cranes to stop the construction of a coal fired power at Maasvlakte, Rotterdam. The action began at 7am...

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