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Greenpeace occupies timber ship in Belgium in bid to save orang-utans and tigers from...

Press release | 19 March, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today demanded that the Belgian Government seize a huge cargo ship in the port of Antwerp loaded with timber from Indonesia's rainforests where logging is threatening the survival of orang-utans and tigers. Greenpeace boarded the ship...

Study reveals risk of accident or terrorist attack on France's plutonium route

Press release | 3 March, 2004 at 0:00

Major failures in security arrangements for transports of weapons-usable plutonium across France pose an enormous environmental and health hazard, according to a study commissioned by Greenpeace International released today. The study reveals...

Greenpeace challenges nuclear authorities worldwide to review safety of all reactors

Press release | 2 March, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace Is calling on all nuclear safety authorities around the world to urgently review the safety of their reactors and to close the most vulnerable following the leak of a confidential German document, which shows no single nuclear reactor...

One step ahead in the biosafety negotiations - Mexico blocked more significant progress

Press release | 27 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace has condemned Mexico for blocking significant progress in the crucial issue of documentation required for imported living GMOs. As the first intergovernmental meeting of the Parties of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety ended today in...

Urgent safety assessment required for Asia's largest plutonium facility

Press release | 27 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today warned that an urgent and comprehensive assessment of the risks posed by Asia's largest plutonium facility needs to be launched by a Japanese Government Committee (1) which is expected to hold a decisive meeting this weekend. The...

Greenpeace calls for urgent Presidential action in Central Kalimantan

Press release | 25 February, 2004 at 0:00

As the Greenpeace blockade of Central Kalimantan illegal logging operations continued today, the organisation called for the Indonesian President, Mrs Megawati Sukarnoputri, to demand urgent enforcement from her police force. Greenpeace has new...

Greenpeace Kalimantan blockade provokes expulsion of illegal log ship

Press release | 24 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today assisted the Indonesian Navy expel an illegal log vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days. The Ha Tinh 06, owned by the Vietnamese government and registered in Haiphong, has been...

Greenpeace Kalimantan blockade provokes expulsion of illegal log ship

Press release | 24 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today assisted the Indonesian Navy expel an illegal log vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days. The Ha Tinh 06, owned by the Vietnamese government and registered in Haiphong, has been...

China announces its imminent ratification of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety as...

Press release | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

China, the world's largest importer of genetically modified organisms, has announced it will soon ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. As the international community meets in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the implementation of the Protocol,...

2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth - the Winners

Press release | 21 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today announced the winners of the 2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth Award. This disreputable honour is given to a country who has done the most to weaken the outcome of the UN Summit for Life on Earth and bring an end to...

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