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Mediterranean pirates busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | 7 July, 2008 at 0:00

Activists aboard our ship Arctic Sunrise confronted an illegal vessel, the Luna Rossa, fishing with a driftnet this morning in international waters west of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. The Luna Rossa’s crew immediately cut the net and fled...

Greenpeace demands at G8 –

Press release | 5 July, 2008 at 3:56

G8 leaders in Hokkaido, Japan (7-9 July) have the responsibility to fight climate change through committing to binding emission reduction targets and ending the global food crisis by addressing the causes behind it. These include industrial...

Greenpeace blockades Australian coal-fired power station

Feature story | 3 July, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists, including an ex-miner from the Hunter Valley, blockaded Australia's most polluting coal-fired power station to call for an Energy [R]evolution. Entering the plant in the early hours of the morning, 16 activists were able to...

Facing up to illegal forest destruction

Feature story | 3 July, 2008 at 0:00

Illegal logging often happens in far-off places that are all too easily ignored. That's why we have brought the problem to the heart of Europe - with a 12-metre Amazon tree trunk placed in Brussels to highlight the role of Europe in fuelling the...

Greenpeace labels Sarkozy's EPR announcement "lunacy"

Press release | 3 July, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned French President, Nicolas Sarkozy's announcement of plans to build a second European Pressurised nuclear Reactor (EPR) in France (1). The decision comes just three days after France took over the EU Presidency.

G8 and the Food Crisis – The Real Solutions

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 18:33

Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger, primarily due to industrial farming, bad harvests related to climatechange, unjust terms of trade and the rush for biofuels.There is no single...

Bush’s Major Emitter Meeting at Toyako: A dead end for climate change

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 17:12

The Major Economies Meeting (originally the Major Emitters Meetings ) takes place in Toyako, Japan on 9 July on the sidelines of the G8 summit. It is an attempt by the Bush Administration to deflect international criticism from their ‘do nothing...

Ten More Days Custody Without Charge for Greenpeace Japan Activists

Press release | 1 July, 2008 at 13:53

A court in Aomori, Japan has ruled that two Greenpeace peaceful protestors who exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme will spend the maximum time in...

Food Security and Climate Change: The Answer is Biodiversity

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 0:00

Climate change will profoundly affect agriculture worldwide.Food security in many countries is under threat from unpredictable changes in rainfall and more frequent extremeweather. Farmers in poorer countries with harsh climateconditions will...

G8 and Climate Change - Whats the Story?

Publication | 1 July, 2008 at 0:00

Climate change is the greatest threat humanity faces, and has mainly been caused by G8 countries: Over 80 percent of the emissions in the atmosphere today have been produced by the G8. These countries still emit more than 40 percent of global CO2...

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