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British ships sent to India for scrap while US ghost fleet denied entry to UK

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

As the British government continues to refuse permits for scrapping the first of the controversial US navy "ghost ships" which arrive in the UK today, Greenpeace has uncovered British vessels being shipped to India - contravening international...

World's tallest tree protest to stop Japanese Companies' imports of 'ancient forest'...

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 0:00

The ancient Styx Forest in the Australian island of Tasmania has been put in the global spotlight today with the construction of a 'tree sit', dubbed the Global Rescue Station, that will house activists from four countries 65 metres above the...

A year after the Prestige disaster and still no lessons learned

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

A year has passed since the Prestige disaster but the impacts of the oil spill along the coast of north-west Spain will continue for at least a decade, says Greenpeace. The effects continue to cause severe ecological and economic damage in the...

Prime Opportunity to Protect Life on Earth Today

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists this morning unfolded banners that read:  "Protect Life on Earth today", while three Ents, the giant living trees that fought against their destruction in Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, welcomed government delegates from...

One year after the Prestige disaster and still no lessons learned

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

A year has passed since the Prestige disaster but the impacts of the oil spill along the coast of north-west Spain will continue for at least a decade, says Greenpeace. The effects continue to cause severe ecological and economic damage in the...

Greenpeace investigates DLH's Dutch timber operations

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace carried out an onsite investigation today into illegal loggers trading with the Danish timber trader DLH (Dalhoff, Larsen en Horneman), the largest trader in tropical hardwood in the world. The activists blocked the entrance of the...

Decades of environmental destruction revealed in A LIFE OF CRIME

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

Toronto/Santiago, 6 November 2003-Greenpeace activists today held simultaneous protests to highlight the destructive activities of Canadian mining giant, Noranda, is preparing to begin in the pristine forest region of Patagonia.  

Sailing under false pretences

Press release | 6 November, 2003 at 0:00

A fleet of 5 whaling vessels sailing shortly from Japan to the Antarctic is operating under false pretences, Greenpeace said today.

Violence, Murder and Slavery; the true picture of Amazon destruction revealed

Press release | 3 November, 2003 at 0:00

For the first time, the secret face of Amazon destruction and the names of those behind it is revealed in a report published today by Greenpeace. It exposes an alarming picture of land invasions by powerful loggers and cattle ranchers. The report...

Solar industry ready to take off

Press release | 24 October, 2003 at 0:00

According to a report launched by Greenpeace and the European Solar Thermal Power Industry Association (ESTIA) today, the solar thermal industry is capable of becoming dynamic, innovative, sustainable and worth €7.6 billion Euros by 2020. The...

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