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UK Government in international court over plutonium plant

Press release | 9 June, 2003 at 0:00

The UK Government will appear in an international arbitration court from tomorrow charged with violating the United Nations Law of the Sea over its decision to open the plutonium plant operated by state-owned company British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL)...

British Government in international court over plutonium plant

Press release | 9 June, 2003 at 0:00

The UK Government will appear in an international arbitration court from tomorrow charged with violating the United Nations Law of the Sea over its decision to open the plutonium plant operated by state-owned company British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL)...

Brazilian government acts to stop mahogany illegalities

Press release | 6 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's announcement of the first environmental measure of his government. The Brazilian leader has highlighted the urgent need for protection of two the world's most treasured...

Greenpeace Quarantines Genetically Engineered Wheat in Canada

Press release | 5 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace took action this morning to prevent commercialisation of genetically engineered (GE) wheat in Canada. Greenpeace volunteers have quarantined the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba. Four activists...

Greenpeace highlights forest crimes in Europe

Press release | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

In London today, Greenpeace volunteers occupied the construction site of the new Home Office Headquarters to highlight UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's breach of commitment to using timber from legal and sustainable sources. The site was declared...

Greenpeace Intercepts A Shipment Of Conflict Timber In Italy

Press release | 3 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today uncovered a shipment of conflict timber on the MV Mentor in the Italian port of Salerno. The area around the shipment of conflict wood was cordoned off by the activists and marked as a Forest Crime Scene. The logs were...

G8 - Trading Your Future

Press release | 2 June, 2003 at 0:00

 

Greenpeace blocks Barcelona City Council

Press release | 30 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today blocked the entrance to the city council of Barcelona with a coffin containing a gorilla puppet and a banner that read, "No more illegal logging." The coffin is made of timber from well-managed forests certified by the...

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