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Request for clarification on the identity of two tuna purse seiners

Publication | 3 June, 2008 at 23:46

On the 21st of April 2008 Greenpeace and WWF obtained information pointing to the presence of two tuna purse seiners in the harbor of Valletta, Malta, the Cevahirand the Abdi Baba I, both with Turkish names and plate numbers1 and flying the flag...

UN joins environmental calls for Russia to move Olympic site

Press release | 2 June, 2008 at 12:26

Greenpeace welcomes the United Nations Environment Programme’s criticism of plans to build 2014 Winter Olympics facilities on a site critical to rare and endangered species.

Background Briefing - Bonn Climate Talks

Publication | 30 May, 2008 at 17:28

The next round of international climate negotiations will take place in Bonn, Germany from June 2 – 13, 2008. This will be the second such meeting since the launch of the Bali Action Plan (BAP) in Indonesia in December 2007. The plan, agreed by...

Greenpeace educates tuna industry on how to make more money

Press release | 30 May, 2008 at 11:34

Greenpeace today challenged the world's tuna industry to prevent its own self-destruction, to ensure not only healthy fish stocks but to increase the long-term profitability of the industry.

Greenpeace vessel attacked

Feature story | 30 May, 2008 at 0:00

Three Turkish tuna fishing vessels surrounded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in the Cypriot Channel, with crew from one vessel attacking the ship with lead weights. Greenpeace is in the area to call for an end to unsustainable fishing and to...

Greenpeace Ship, Arctic Sunrise attacked by Turkish Tuna Fishermen

Press release | 30 May, 2008 at 0:00

Three Turkish tuna fishing vessels surrounded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while the crew of one of the vessels attacked the ship in the Cypriot Channel this morning. Greenpeace is in the area to call for an end to unsustainable fishing and...

GE Trees Briefing

Publication | 29 May, 2008 at 11:13

Genetically engineered trees posespecific environmental risks that are even higher than those of annual crops suchas maize or soy. Trees are long lived, wild and undomesticated species that are partof natural food webs and ecosystems, and hence...

Rock in Rio: power chords against climate change

Feature story | 29 May, 2008 at 0:00

Anyone who has ever thrown on a pair of headphones when pondering a problem knows that music can induce inspiration. Our politicians aren't very inspired at the moment, so we're asking the musicians and crowd at the Rock in Rio festival in Lisbon...

Germany pledges 'Forests for Climate' funds

Feature story | 28 May, 2008 at 18:16

Today, at the UN Conference on Biological Diversity, being held in Bonn, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, pledged 500 million Euros over the next four years to help protect the world's forests. She also announced that from 2013 it will...

Philippine politicians back Greenpeace Quit Coal call

Feature story | 28 May, 2008 at 17:52

One week into the Philippines leg of our flagship the Rainbow Warrior’s Quit Coal tour and senior politicians are lining up to support our Quit Coal call to protect the climate.

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