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Greenpeace confronts illegal fishing in the Mediterranean Sea

Press release | 7 July, 2008 at 11:43

Activists aboard the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise exposed a pirate vessel fishing with a driftnet in international waters early this morning and retrieved a length of the illegal net. The Arctic Sunrise confronted the fishing vessel Luna Rossa...

Greenpeace letter to Philips - July 7 2008

Publication | 7 July, 2008 at 0:00

Challenge to Philips on environmental leadership.

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 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.

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...

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...

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