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UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

Disappearing ice sends a warning for global climate systems

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Ice in the polar regions, Greenland and in glaciers around the world is melting at an alarming rate as global temperatures increase, and could have radical implications for the future global climate,according to an upcoming book edited by...

New poll show that Icelanders believe the environment needs Greenpeace.

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

The people of Iceland are on the threshold of choosing a new environmental path for the future and adopting a new view of the whales in its surrounding oceans. A new finding by Gallup, the opinion research firm, has revealed that 48% of the...

No more dirty nuclear for Europe, Go wind!

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

This morning 40 Greenpeace activists displayed 10 wind turbines on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France while unfolding a banner on the plant's reactor building saying 'No nukes, Go wind'. The action was taken due to the decision...

Ancient Forests Can't Be Copied

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

A new Greenpeace campaign aimed at a number of photocopy papers that are currently available in Europe is launched today in Finland. Certain copy paper manufacturers are using paper that is being derived from ancient forests in northern Finland.

Greenpeace joins Global Day of Action Against Corporate Crimes to Commemorate 19th...

Press release | 3 December, 2003 at 0:00

On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, Greenpeace and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB), held a global day of action against corporate crimes. The protests, in 16...

Russian election politicking over Kyoto Protocol nothing more than hot air

Press release | 2 December, 2003 at 0:00

The statement of a Russian economic advisor against the Kyoto Protocol was nothing more than pre-election bluster, ahead of Moscow's Duma election this Sunday, according to WWF and Greenpeace, participating in the Climate Change Conference in Milan.

Kyoto Protocol to protect the climate alive and kicking

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

As nations from around the world gather in Milan for the next round of the Kyoto Protocol talks, environmental groups confirmed that the multilateral effort to combat climate change was alive and kicking, despite the efforts of the Bush...

Conservation Groups Call for Moratorium to Protect Seamounts from Deep Seabed Trawling

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

At the opening of a major international conference today on deep sea fisheries, major conservation organizations including IUCN-The World Conservation Organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the World Wide Fund for Nature...

The Amazon -a gangster's paradise

Press release | 28 November, 2003 at 0:00

While the Brazilian Government begins civilised discussions on the first day of the National Environment Conference in Brasilia, Greenpeace activists brought the stark contrast of the lawlessness in parts of the Amazon to their doorstep this...

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