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Greenpeace protests against shipment of Finnish ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from 9 countries today protested against the import of paper from Finnish ancient forests onboard the freighter "Finnhawk" in the Baltic Sea near Luebeck. Twelve activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of...

Greenpeace exposes hidden poisons in our homes

Press release | 30 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace inspectors at diplomatic missions to demand nuclear weapons states disarm

Press release | 29 April, 2003 at 0:00

Citizen inspectors from Greenpeace, together with an entourage of mock missiles, today conducted surprise inspections of several nuclear weapons states missions in Geneva, urging them to disarm.

Europe Ministers throw away another chance to save the ancient forests.

Press release | 29 April, 2003 at 0:00

European Ministers prepare to end their two day meeting on the Protection of Forests in Europe, Greenpeace expressed its outrage that once again a great opportunity was missed by the regions leaders to save the quickly diminishing European forests.

Mock missiles destroyed at UN as nations meet to discuss global nuclear disarmament

Press release | 28 April, 2003 at 0:00

States which were prepared to go to war to disarm Iraq must take action to meet their international legal obligations to get rid of their own nuclear weapons, Greenpeace said, as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Member States began...

Greenpeace targets paper product imports from ancient forest destruction

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists onboard inflatable boats today welcomed the paper carrier "Finn Hawk" as it entered the Baltic Port of Luebeck in Germany. As the Finn Hawk navigated toward its berth, the activists painted the slogan "Forest Crime in Europe"...

Nuclear proliferation regime severely threatened by North Korean declaration of its...

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned North Korea's declaration that it possesses nuclear weapons and that it has reprocessed spent fuel. In reports from talks being held in Beijing, U.S. officials have stated that North Korean delegates confirmed on...

Is the Dutch Government Using Illegally Produced Wood ?

Press release | 24 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today branded the pier in The Hague harbour, which is presently being renovated using timber the Dutch government imported from Cameroon. Twenty activists participated in this protest by painting "Wrong Wood" behind the...

New evidence reveals urgent need for strong legislation to tackle illegal timber imports

Press release | 22 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today, together with Centre pour l'Environnement et le Developpement and Forests Monitor published new evidence that hightlights the urgent need for stronger legislation to stop illegal logging and trade in illegal timber. As the EU...

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