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European citizens say protects us from hazardous chemicals

Press release | 8 July, 2003 at 0:00

Today an impressive coalition of European environmental, consumer, health, and women's groups presented Europe's most widely supported submission to the European Commission's consultation on future chemicals law. The submission was presented to...

Greenpeace to Lamy: don't cave in to US corporate agenda on GMOs

Press release | 6 July, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today presented the EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy and the Italian Trade Minister, Adolfo Urso, with two sacks of soy contaminated with genetically engineered (GE) varieties by the US-multinational GE company Monsanto, asking the...

Illegal mahogany rejected by the USA is aprehended on return to brazil

Press release | 4 July, 2003 at 0:00

Ibama apprehended a container with more than 45 thousand square meters of illegal mahogany veneer last Friday at the Port of Paranagua (State of Parana;, south of Brazil), enough to pave an area of 6,5 football fields with this valuable species.

Spanish Government reduces bond for Greenpeace flagship

Press release | 4 July, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace received word this afternoon, that the Government of Spain through its Ministry of Public Works and Transport has resolved to lower the bond that was placed on the organisation's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, from €300,000 to €6,000.

European Parliament paves the way for GMO-free Europe

Press release | 2 July, 2003 at 0:00


Greenpeace protests sawmill processing African rainforest destruction

Press release | 30 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the "Veneta Legnami" sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy. The environmentalists are protesting the processing of large amounts of timber the rainforests of the Congo Basin in Central Africa by that...


Press release | 28 June, 2003 at 0:00


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