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How much more evidence does the United Nations need?

Press release | 25 October, 2004 at 0:00

Black-fleshed, luminous green-eyed sharks from the depths of the ocean lie dead on the deck of the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza, yet another example of the failure of nations to protect deep sea life.

Vodka today for Monday we go to work on the climate

Press release | 22 October, 2004 at 0:00

In a long awaited and much heralded move, the Russian Parliament, the Duma, voted today to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. Russian ratification pushes this global climate protection agreement over the threshold required to become international law.

EU fleet exposed destroying deep sea life as UN meets to discuss protection

Press release | 18 October, 2004 at 0:00

North Atlantic Ocean, 18 October 2004 -- The needless destruction of the high seas was exposed by Greenpeace this morning, after documenting a EU bottom trawler operating in the North Atlantic.

World Food Day - Threat of GE rice looms

Press release | 15 October, 2004 at 0:00

The possible commercialisation of genetically engineered rice (GE) in China next year is a serious threat to the food safety of the world’s most populous nation, Greenpeace warned today, on the eve of World Food Day.

CITES ends, real work begins

Press release | 14 October, 2004 at 0:00

As the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (1) drew to a close, Greenpeace congratulated the delegates on the major steps taken to regulate trade of commercially valuable species. According to Greenpeace the hard work is just...

UK Government's Chief Scientific Advisor sounds alarm on climate change and calls on...

Press release | 12 October, 2004 at 0:00

Commenting on the speech on climate change by the UK's chief scientific advisor, Sir David King, at the 3rd Greenpeace Business Lecture in London, UK tonight, Greenpeace International climate campaigner, Steve Sawyer said:

Government vote gives clean sweep for marine species

Press release | 12 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today congratulated delegates participating in the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES for the overwhelming support in favour of conservation of marine species, in particular commercially valuable fish.

Government of Japan: Don't empty our oceans

Press release | 11 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today held a peaceful demonstration in front of the Japanese embassy to demand that the government of Japan vote in favour of the conservation of marine species at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (1).

Fate of Orangutan and Sumatran Tiger has glimmer of hope

Press release | 8 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the world's governments to take stricter measures to control the widespread criminal trade in ramin timber from the endangered habitat of the Orang-utan and the SumatranTiger. Given the high volume of illegal...

Greenpeace continues to protest US nuclear shipment while

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 0:00

Five Greenpeace climbers have hung a 10x10m "Stop Plutonium" banner just above the entrance of the Mirabeau Tunnel - five kilometres from Cadarache - where a shipment of U.S. plutonium is due to arrive later today. Hundreds of military police and...

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