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Greenpeace calls for closure of THORP nuclear plant to be brought forward

Press release | 26 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today said that British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) plans to close the THORP - thermal oxide reprocessing plant- at Sellafield by 2010, bringing its end forward by 14 years, do not go far enough.

Finland resumes destruction of its old-growth forests

Press release | 25 August, 2003 at 0:00

 Metsähallitus, the Finnish state-owned enterprise Forest Park Service (FPS) has announced it will call off the moratorium on logging in that last of Finland's old growth forests agreed upon in July this year. The FPS is planning to log at least...

Greenpeace appeals Brazilian GMO decision, urges President Lula to "stand up to Monsanto"

Press release | 21 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace last night filed a legal petition to the Federal Regional Court in Brasilia demanding the suspension of a provisional decision taken on August 12^th by Chief Judge Selene Maria de Almeida. Last week, Ms. de Almeida appeared to dismiss...

A Bridge Too Far: Mexican Government under pressure to resist US GMO dumping

Press release | 18 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace caught a trainload of US maize as it tried to enter Mexico today in response to fresh evidence that the US was dumping genetically engineered crops across the border contravening international agreements, and undermining the diversity...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior Sails to the Whales of Iceland

Press release | 14 August, 2003 at 0:00

 

The Deni celebrate victory in fight for land rights

Press release | 6 August, 2003 at 0:00

The Brazilian indigenous peoples, the Deni, today celebrated the completion of the demarcation of their land with traditional songs and dance after more than 18 years of campaigning. The ceremony, organized by the Deni's patarahu (chiefs), took...

Russian government pledges to save Lake Baikal

Press release | 1 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today cautiously welcomed a statement put forth by Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Kasyanov, stating that Lake Baikal, one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, needs to be protected from the impact of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill...

Free People from Forced Trade

Press release | 28 July, 2003 at 0:00

As Government Ministers sat down in a hotel in Montreal today to further the World Trade Organisation's attempts to further undermine international agreements which protect people and the environment, Greenpeace cordoned off the UN building...

WTO - "Straitjacket" on Right to Say No to GMOs

Press release | 21 July, 2003 at 0:00

 

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