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Greenpeace report reveals farmers are the most vulnerable to health risks from pesticides

Press release | 12 May, 2015 at 11:37

Exeter/Hamburg, 12 May, 2015 – A review of scientific literature shows clear evidence that exposure to certain pesticides, currently allowed in European fields, is associated with different forms of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases such as...

Indian NGOs urge government to end civil society clampdown

Press release | 8 May, 2015 at 12:50

New Delhi, 8 May, 2015 – A wide coalition of non-governmental organisations has published an open letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing "deep concern" over the crackdown on civil society and the resulting "atmosphere of State...

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Press release | 5 May, 2015 at 15:26

New Delhi, 5 May, 2015 - Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a wider government crackdown on civil society. The environmental NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for...

Greenpeace condemns the new International Nuclear Liability Convention

Press release | 15 April, 2015 at 11:37

Vienna, 15 April 2015 – Greenpeace condemns the new international convention on nuclear liability that came into force today, warning that it protects the nuclear industry, not nuclear victims.

Indian Home Affairs Ministry attempting to shut Greenpeace India down

Press release | 14 April, 2015 at 15:40

New Delhi, 14 April 2015 – Following the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) again blocking Greenpeace India’s ability to receive money from overseas, Samit Aich, Executive Director of Greenpeace India said today:

Greenpeace climbers leave Arctic oil drilling rig

Press release | 11 April, 2015 at 23:47

Pacific Ocean, 11 April 2015 - The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Six Greenpeace climbers scale Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig

Press release | 6 April, 2015 at 19:43

Pacific Ocean, 6 April 2015 - Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the 38,000 tonne platform.

Aldi eliminates hazardous chemicals from textile production

Press release | 31 March, 2015 at 8:00

Hamburg, 31 March 2015 – Aldi, one of the top ten discounters worldwide, has today pledged to ban all hazardous chemicals from their textile and shoe production by 2020. The company released a detailed action plan [1] in response to the demands...

Victory for Mahan as Indian government pulls disputed forest from auction

Press release | 20 March, 2015 at 12:57

New Delhi, 20 March 2015 – A forest block at the centre of a landmark legal victory for Greenpeace India over the government has been withdrawn from auction after years of campaigning.

Hunt’s proposed dredge waste ban a bandaid, not a cure for threats against Reef

Press release | 16 March, 2015 at 10:55

Sydney, 16 March 2015 – In response to Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement of a draft law to ban the dumping of capital dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Shani Tager at Greenpeace Australia made the following statement:

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