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Prime Opportunity to Protect Life on Earth Today

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists this morning unfolded banners that read:  "Protect Life on Earth today", while three Ents, the giant living trees that fought against their destruction in Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, welcomed government delegates from...

One year after the Prestige disaster and still no lessons learned

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

A year has passed since the Prestige disaster but the impacts of the oil spill along the coast of north-west Spain will continue for at least a decade, says Greenpeace. The effects continue to cause severe ecological and economic damage in the...

Greenpeace investigates DLH's Dutch timber operations

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace carried out an onsite investigation today into illegal loggers trading with the Danish timber trader DLH (Dalhoff, Larsen en Horneman), the largest trader in tropical hardwood in the world. The activists blocked the entrance of the...

Decades of environmental destruction revealed in A LIFE OF CRIME

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Toronto/Santiago, 6 November 2003-Greenpeace activists today held simultaneous protests to highlight the destructive activities of Canadian mining giant, Noranda, is preparing to begin in the pristine forest region of Patagonia.  

Sailing under false pretences

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

A fleet of 5 whaling vessels sailing shortly from Japan to the Antarctic is operating under false pretences, Greenpeace said today.

Violence, Murder and Slavery; the true picture of Amazon destruction revealed

Press release | 3 November, 2003 at 0:00

For the first time, the secret face of Amazon destruction and the names of those behind it is revealed in a report published today by Greenpeace. It exposes an alarming picture of land invasions by powerful loggers and cattle ranchers. The report...

Solar industry ready to take off

Press release | 24 October, 2003 at 0:00

According to a report launched by Greenpeace and the European Solar Thermal Power Industry Association (ESTIA) today, the solar thermal industry is capable of becoming dynamic, innovative, sustainable and worth €7.6 billion Euros by 2020. The...

'Gender bending' chemicals found in children's bodies and consumer products

Press release | 20 October, 2003 at 0:00

'Gender bending' and other chemicals that can damage reproductive organs, interfere with growth and development and damage the immune system have been found contaminating children even while they are still in the womb, according to a report...

REACH impact assessment exposes industry scaremongering

Press release | 16 October, 2003 at 0:00

Environmental NGOs welcome the new figures about the cost of the proposed new chemicals policy (REACH) presented today by the Commission to the chemicals industry, member states and environmental NGOs. According to the impact assessment (1),...

UK research confirms that GM crops will harm the environment

Press release | 16 October, 2003 at 0:00

Today a study published by the UK Royal Society substantiated Greenpeace's warnings that genetically modified (GM) crops can be harmful to the environment; this according to a three years study carried out by that independent scientific...

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