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Greenpeace launches diplomatic initiative to ban bomb making material

Press release | 4 May, 2004 at 0:00

At a press conference in the United Nations today, Greenpeace launched a Treaty for a complete ban on material capable of being used for nuclear weapons. As a consequence of the failure of nuclear-armed states to disarm and stop the production,...

Greenpeace stops Argentinian GE shipment to Brazilian port

Press release | 3 May, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from the Arctic Sunrise prevented the ship "Global Wind" entering the port of Paranagua. A Greenpeace activist chained himself to the anchor chain of "Global Wind", labelling the ship with a banner saying "GE". The "Global...

Time to switch from nuclear to clean energy

Press release | 29 April, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today called for an end to Belgian plans to spend tens of millions of Euros to keep its dangerous old reactor running well beyond its design life. The activists unveiled banners calling for a switch to safe and clean...

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...

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.

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...

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