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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...

Dirty shipping interests move to scupper IMO plans to protect marine environment

Press release | 29 March, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today called upon member states of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to stand firm and resist a move by the Russian Federation, Panama and Liberia intended to block a proposal to protect vulnerable habitats in the Baltic...

Exxon Valdez disaster- an ongoing history of lies

Press release | 24 March, 2004 at 0:00

On the 15th anniversary of the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, which saw 11 million gallons of oil being spilled into a pristine wilderness area in Alaska, Greenpeace demands that US oil giant ExxonMobil comes clean about the true state of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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