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GE soya imports to Spain exposed and rejected as part of Greenpeace global action...

Press release | 28 April, 2004 at 0:00

‘Gene Detectives’ from the Greenpeace ship, the MV Esperanza, today intercepted and boarded a ship, the ‘Winner’, carrying thousands of tons of GE soya to demand an end to the massive contamination of the Spanish food supply by GE soya imports.

GE soya imports to Spain exposed and rejected as part of Greenpeace global action...

Press release | 28 April, 2004 at 0:00

'Gene Detectives' from the Greenpeace ship, the MV Esperanza, today intercepted and boarded a ship, the 'Winner', carrying thousands of tons of GE soya to demand an end to the massive contamination of the Spanish food supply by GE soya imports.

U.S. ignores calls for nuclear disarmament at UN meeting

Press release | 28 April, 2004 at 0:00

Since the beginning of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conference at the UN on Monday, the U.S. have defiantly ignored strong calls from many delegations for the nuclear weapons states to disarm. Disarmament is the bottom line of the...

Increasing rejection of GE Food in China

Press release | 26 April, 2004 at 0:00

Seventy-eight food brands in China, the world's largest food market announced today they are now officially committed to not selling genetically engineered (GE) food. These non-GE brands are listed in the Shoppers' Guide to Avoiding GE Food,...

Basic rules for the Non-Proliferation Treaty States: negotiation and nuclear...

Press release | 21 April, 2004 at 0:00

Addressing an urgent need to ensure peace, Greenpeace has called on the 186 State Parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to commit to serious and effective negotiations of the Treaty which will lead to actual nuclear disarmament...

Survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster won Goldman Environmental Prize

Press release | 19 April, 2004 at 0:00

Two women survivors from the world's worst industrial disaster -the Bhopal gas tragedy- have won one of the most prestigious international environmental awards. Dubbed the "Nobel Prize for the Environment", the Goldman Environmental Prize (1) was...

Greenpeace steps up global campaign against GE soya and GE food

Press release | 16 April, 2004 at 0:00

Two days before new European Union rules on labelling and traceability of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) come into effect, international environmental group Greenpeace announced that it was stepping up its campaign against the spread of...

Tests reveal Disney childrenswear contains hazardous chemicals

Press release | 15 April, 2004 at 0:00

A Greenpeace report published today shows that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear. Disney garments, including T-shirts, pyjamas and underwear, were bought in retail outlets in 19...

Styx campaign shifts from tree-sit to ballot box

Press release | 7 April, 2004 at 0:00

Following the success of the first stage of their international campaign, Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society today began dismantling the Global Rescue Station in the Styx Valley, Tasmania, shifting the focus from the tree-sit to the ballot...

IMO puts marine protection above industry interests

Press release | 2 April, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the United Nations' International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decision to designate the Baltic sea as a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area, as proposed by all the countries bordering the Baltic Sea with the exception of the...

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