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Greenpeace protests sawmill processing African rainforest destruction

Press release | 30 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the "Veneta Legnami" sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy. The environmentalists are protesting the processing of large amounts of timber the rainforests of the Congo Basin in Central Africa by that...

RADIOACTIVE BARREL SWAP IN IRAQ

Press release | 28 June, 2003 at 0:00

 

UK Pressured over Radioactive Discharges

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 0:00

Endangered Forests, Endangered Freedom

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today called for the release of the organisation's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, being detained by authorities in Valencia, Spain since 13 June after a non-violent, peaceful protest against the importation of illegal and destructive...

Exposing the Hidden US Agenda on GMOs: War on Biosafety and the South

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 0:00

The international environmental organisation Greenpeace today released a report accusing the US government of using the WTO as a weapon to bully developing countries into accepting genetically engineered (GE) crops and food. According to...

US military radiation expert backs Greenpeace call for full inspection of...

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 0:00

A US military health physicist and radiation expert in Iraq today endorsed the call from Greenpeace for the UN nuclear experts, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), to be given a full mandate to search, survey and decontaminate towns...

Dirty Men of Europe facing fury

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace delivers radioactive contamination from villages back to occupying forces...

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today confronted the occupying forces in Iraq with radioactive material collected near the Tuwaitha nuclear complex and called for a clean up of radioactive contamination of villages surrounding the plant, just south of Baghdad.

Patent granted on biscuits, dough and wheat

Press release | 23 June, 2003 at 0:00

Research by Greenpeace has revealed that biscuits and dough produced from a specific variety of wheat, as well as the plants themselves, are now patented. The patent granted to the Monsanto company in May (EP 445929) covers wheat used "to permit...

Greenpeace Stops Offloading of African Rainforest Destruction in Italy

Press release | 23 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists early this morning climbed onboard the timber transport vessel "Tradco" in Ravenna Italy. At 5.00 hours 25 activists locked themselves to the ship's cranes thus preventing any off-loading of timber from African forests.

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