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EPR Survival Kit (Part 1)

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 13:15

The ‘Survival Kit’ summarises the serious problems including poor quality workmanship, delays and significant cost overruns being encountered in the only two European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) construction projects, in Finland and France.

Safety Threats in Olkiluoto

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 1:07

The world's largest, first-of-a-kind nuclear reactor is being built in Olkiluoto, Finland, with a very tight timetable and budget. There are over 1500 reported quality problems in the project so far.

EPR - European Pressurised Reactor - Factsheet

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 1:07

Greenpeace Factsheet on the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR),a new reactor design developed by the French company AREVA in co-operation with the German firm Siemens.

Greenpeace Q&A on the European Nuclear Energy Forum

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 1:06

Questions and Answers about the European Nuclear Energy Forum, meeting in Prague on 22 and 23 May, 2008.

Nuclear-dominated Forum aims to weaken Europe’s nuclear safety standards

Press release | 22 May, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists projected messages, including ‘Nuclear Undermines Climate Protection’ and ‘Energy [R]evolution Now!’, against the backdrop of the illuminated Prague Castle, drawing attention to the dangers of weakening European nuclear...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

Closing Time For Overfishing - Creating Pacific High Seas Marine Reserves

Publication | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

Three distinct high seas areas exist within the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), entirely bound by the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of surrounding island nations. These high seas enclaves, colloquially known as “donut holes” or “high...

The Hidden Carbon Liability of Indonesian Palm Oil

Publication | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

This report highlights the urgent need for global palm oil consumers and investors to support Unilever's call for an immediate moratorium on deforestation and peatland clearance in Indonesia.

Back in court to protect the polar bear

Feature story | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace and the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Biological Diversity have launched a new legal challenge against the US Department of the Interior following its listing of the polar bear as a threatened species. Sadly the...

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

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