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Hundreds of young Greenpeace activists celebrate Chilean Whale Sanctuary at...

Press release | 23 June, 2008 at 0:00

More than 150 Chilean children today celebrated the creation of a Chilean whale sanctuary by president Michelle Bachelet, with chairman William Hogarth cutting the ribbon to launch the "whale kingdom" outside the International Whaling Commission...

Global Demand to release Greenpeace Activists in Japan Grows

Press release | 23 June, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested last Friday for exposing an embezzlement ring at the heart of the Japanese government's so-called scientific whaling programme have been ordered to spend a further nine days in jail without charge , after...

UPDATE: Greenpeace activists held for further investigation for exposing embezzlement...

Press release | 22 June, 2008 at 12:47

Two Greenpeace activists who exposed large scale embezzlement of tax payers' money from the Japanese government whaling programme will be kept in custody for a further 10 days, without charge, under the order of the Aomori Court.

Philippine's leg of Quit Coal tour wraps up

Feature story | 20 June, 2008 at 18:07

“We believe there is no place for coal in a world beset by climate change and certainly there is no place for coal in Albay”That was the statement of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, setting the tone for our one month Quit Coal tour of the...

Greenpeace Activists Arrested in Japan for Exposing Stolen Whale Meat Scandal

Press release | 20 June, 2008 at 4:55

Two Greenpeace activists in Japan have been arrested for exposing a stolen whale meat scandal involving the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme.

Problems with French European Pressurised Reactor at Flamanville, France.

Publication | 20 June, 2008 at 0:00

The EPR (European Pressurized Reactor) is the world’s largest nuclear reactor with an installed capacity of 1,600 MWe. It has been developed by French industry as a new generation design that promises to be safer, more reliable and cheaper than...

Japan holds whale activists without charge (Updated)

Feature story | 20 June, 2008 at 0:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

Greenpeace welcomes the extension of the Amazon soya moratorium

Press release | 17 June, 2008 at 19:22

Greenpeace welcomes the decision to extend by one year the Amazon soya moratorium, made today at a press conference in Brasilia by the soya traders association (Abiove), together with Brazil's new Environment Minister Carlos Minc, Greenpeace and...

Statement on Moratorium and Work of the Amazon WG (GTS)

Publication | 17 June, 2008 at 19:19

Alliance of European Consumer Companies welcomes the extension of the Amazon soy moratorium

Greenpeace publishes criteria for red-listed seafood

Press release | 17 June, 2008 at 12:02

Greenpeace today launched a new seafood campaign website, publishing its 'Red Grade' Criteria for Unsustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture. Greenpeace has used the criteria to create an international red list of seafood species at high risk of...

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