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Greenpeace exposes Danzer Group's involvement in bribery and illegal logging

Press release | 29 June, 2004 at 0:00

An investigation published by Greenpeace International today reveals new evidence of ongoing forest crimes in Africa by a Swiss/German company 'The Danzer Group'. Documents obtained by Greenpeace expose the company's practice of bribing public...

Istanbul summit: throw nukes out of NATO

Press release | 28 June, 2004 at 0:00

Despite unprecedented security measures, Greenpeace activists today, unfurled a flag off the Bosphorous Bridge to protest against NATO's irrational nuclear policy. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit opens today in Istambul. A...

Greenpeace MV Esperanza arrived in Icelandic whaling center, Isafjordur

Press release | 22 June, 2004 at 0:00

"Choose the future, not whaling", was the message communicated when the Greenpeace ship, MV Esperanza arrived at the port of Isafjordur, the number one Icelandic whaling center. The port visit is the first stop in this year's shiptour in Iceland...

U.S. shipment of GE maize blocked in U.K. waters

Press release | 21 June, 2004 at 0:00

A huge cargo of GE maize from the United States has been stopped from entering the port of Bristol in the UK today by Greenpeace. The MV Etoile is carrying GE maize destined for dairy farms that supply milk to Britain's biggest supermarkets.

US Administration ready to ship weapons plutonium to France

Press release | 21 June, 2004 at 0:00

Despite warnings by US Department of Homeland Security that the US is at increased risk of terrorist attack through the late summer, the US Government plans to ship150 kilograms of bomb-grade plutonium via the U.S. port of Charleston, South...

Argentina halts expansion of genetically engineered soya

Press release | 18 June, 2004 at 0:00

Argentina, one of the world's main soya producers, has banned any further expansion of land used to grow genetically engineered soya in Santiago del Estero, a key region in its plans to increase soya production. (1)

Corporations off the hook?

Press release | 16 June, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace, Oxfam, Third World Network (TWN) and Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) today called on Ministers arriving at the eleventh UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XI) to ensure that global corporations do not undermine...

Global food industry leaders must listen to their consumers - Don't sell GE food!

Press release | 16 June, 2004 at 0:00

Hundreds of messages rejecting GMOs in the food chain, from European consumers have been delivered to food industry executives assembled for the World Food Business Summit in Rome. The consumer messages from the 25 EU nations, gathered during...

Samsung Commits to phase out hazardous chemicals

Press release | 10 June, 2004 at 0:00

Consumer electronics company Samsung has decided to phase out hazardous chemicals used in its consumer electronics. These chemicals are those that persist in the environment because they are not easily degraded. Samsung's decision was prompted...

Greenpeace challenges 'research' whalers to tell the truth.

Press release | 9 June, 2004 at 0:00

The fleet of 'research' whalers expected to depart Japan June 10th is sailing under false pretences Greenpeace said today.Last year the 'research' whalers marketed 3,000 tonnes of whale meat for 52 million dollars.

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