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Greenpeace activists block road to be used by US nuclear convoy

Press release | 5 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today blocked the road to be used for transporting 140 kilograms of U.S. weapons plutonium after its imminent arrival in France. A truck was bolted and secured to the main road (D901) between the Cherbourg military port and...

Nuclear industry attempt to ban Greenpeace protest against plutonium shipment

Press release | 4 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace has been summoned to appear in the Cherbourg Court tomorrow, where it will face a request by Areva, through its subsidiary Cogema, and British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (BNFL), for an injunction preventing it from approaching within 300m of...

Round the world winner arrested in Cherbourg military dock during US nuclear shipment...

Press release | 3 October, 2004 at 0:00

Eugene Riguidel, one of France's most famous sailors and a member of the Atlantic Nuclear Free Flotilla, has been arrested for sailing his boat into the military zone of Cherbourg harbour today. Riguidel was detained while he was peacefully...

The future of the world's species at the mercy of trade if governments fail to act

Press release | 2 October, 2004 at 0:00

Ahead of today's opening of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES), Greenpeace reminds delegates of their task to safeguard the future of the world’s wildlife.

Russian Government gives green light to climate change treaty

Press release | 30 September, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomed the news that the Russian Government has given the green light to the climate change treaty, the Kyoto Protocol today (1).

Greenpeace ship arrives in France ahead of U.S. weapons plutonium transport

Press release | 27 September, 2004 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza has arrived at the French port of Cherbourg, where it will await the arrival of a weapons-grade plutonium shipment from the United States (1). The Esperanza will support the Atlantic Nuclear Free Flotilla yachts,...

Greenpeace hails Isabel Allende's commitment to protect ancient forests

Press release | 24 September, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today commended the efforts of Chilean author, Isabel Allende, and her Spanish publisher, Random House Mondadori, to help save the world's last remaining ancient forests. Mondadori has printed Allende's new book Forest of the Pygmies...

Greenpeace reveals DOW's hidden collection in Paris fashion fair

Press release | 21 September, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace displayed pictures of the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster-Bhopal- at the opening of an international textile exhibition in Paris, where DOW Chemical, the entity responsible for the 1984 disaster presented a new fibre...

Bush Administration to ship deadly weapons plutonium to France today

Press release | 20 September, 2004 at 0:00

Despite growing public and political concern about nuclear proliferation, a lightly armed UK-flagged commercial nuclear ship arrived today at Charleston, South Carolina to collect 300 pounds of weapons-grade plutonium for transport to France. The...

Greenpeace protest at French military dock against planned US plutonium shipment

Press release | 16 September, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the military arsenal in the port of Cherbourg, Normandy to protest a planned U.S. shipment of plutonium later this month. The activists, arriving in canoes, hung a 'Stop Plutonium' banner along the military dock...

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