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Rainbow Warrior Sets Sail from Jakarta

Press release | 29 January, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace flagship the 'SV Rainbow Warrior' sailed out of Jakarta's Tanjung Priok port today with national NGO and media representatives, to visit areas of environmental concern in the Indonesian region. The 'SV Rainbow Warrior' set sail after...

Indonesian Politicians Pledge Support for Greenpeace Campaigns

Press release | 23 January, 2004 at 0:00

Indonesia's Minister for the Environment  Nabiel Makarim visited Greenpeace's flagship the SV Rainbow Warrior in Jakarta Thursday (Jan 22) and pledged his government's support for Greenpeace and its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

Rainbow Warrior Arrives in Indonesia

Press release | 21 January, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace Flagship SV Rainbow Warrior arrived in Jakarta for the first time yesterday to commence the Asia-Pacific leg of its global campaign to protect the environment.  Greenpeace is being hosted in Jakarta by WALHI - Friends of the Earth...

Japanese nuclear waste shipment defies security and environmental concerns

Press release | 19 January, 2004 at 0:00

A shipment of highly radioactive, nuclear waste (1) is scheduled to leave the French port of Cherbourg this afternoon and spend up to six weeks sailing to Japan without any security protection and without armed escort, Greenpeace warned today.

'Picture of Innocence'

Press release | 17 January, 2004 at 0:00

Over a thousand people gathered today on South Beach, Miami to create a massive 'human art' image in creative protest against the unprecedented prosecution of Greenpeace by the U.S Administration. Supporters of the international environmental...

Increased scepticism over the economics of whaling

Press release | 14 January, 2004 at 0:00

The market for whale meat is small and decreasing in whaling nations Iceland, Norway and Japan due to changed eating habits and fear of environmental toxins. A future export of Icelandic whale meat must be considered as very remote. (1)

Brazil's Federal Prosecutors call for demolition of Cargill's Soya facilities in the...

Press release | 11 December, 2003 at 0:00

Dramatic images of the Amazon rainforest on fire have been released by Greenpeace to highlight the devastating impacts of Soya production in the region. At the same time, one of the main forces behind the expansion of Soya production in Para...

UN International Maritime Organisation fails to heed warnings

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The UN International Maritime Organisation (IMO) failed to protect people and the oceans from bad shipping practices today. Although guidelines on ship recycling were adopted, they are only voluntary so the shipping industry can continue...

Disappearing ice sends a warning for global climate systems

Press release | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Ice in the polar regions, Greenland and in glaciers around the world is melting at an alarming rate as global temperatures increase, and could have radical implications for the future global climate,according to an upcoming book edited by...

New poll show that Icelanders believe the environment needs Greenpeace.

Press release | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

The people of Iceland are on the threshold of choosing a new environmental path for the future and adopting a new view of the whales in its surrounding oceans. A new finding by Gallup, the opinion research firm, has revealed that 48% of the...

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