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Bhopal's toxic legacy owned by Dow - and still killing

Press release | December 3, 2001 at 0:00

Demonstrations started in Bhopal this morning a coalition of Greenpeace, and Bhopal survivor organisations called AACCTT (1), marked the 17th anniversary of the world’s worst chemical disaster.

Australian government speaks out against whaling

Press release | November 26, 2001 at 0:00

Sydney, Australia, Greenpeace today congratulated the Australian Government for its stand against Japanese Government backed whaling in the Antarctic. Early this morning the Aurora Australis, Australia’s Antarctic research vessel, discovered the...

Auckland waste incinerator - dioxin outlaw!

Press release | November 21, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace has targeted Waste Resources' incinerator at Auckland airport calling the company a dioxin outlaw and demanding that the incinerator be closed down. Today Greenpeace padlocked signs outside the plant to highlight the danger the...

Progressive aims to go GE free

Press release | November 20, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a statement from Progressive Enterprises Ltd that will see them becoming the first supermarket chain in New Zealand to go GE free in their own brands.

Japanese whalers at it again

Press release | November 5, 2001 at 0:00

Giant eyeballs are protesting today at the Japanese consulate in Auckland imploring the Japanese Prime Minister not to send his whaling fleet to Antarctica to kill minke whales.

Life Sciences Network and field trials – both full of holes

Press release | November 1, 2001 at 0:00

GM lobby group Life Sciences Network (LSN) never lets the truth get in the way of a good story said Greenpeace today in response to LSN allegations of mistruth.

Greenpeace activist voluntarily flies to United States to face up to 6 years in jail...

Press release | November 1, 2001 at 0:00

Waiheke based Greenpeace activist Henk Haazen will fly from Auckland to Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday (October 31) to turn himself in to the FBI and face charges carrying up to six years in jail for his involvement in a peaceful protest...

GE free NZ now up to the people

Press release | October 30, 2001 at 0:00

The government’s GE policy released today goes no way towards addressing the concerns raised over genetic engineering. A ‘constraint period’ on commercial release, and no substantial changes to the way field trials are conducted shows a blatant...

Sawmill workers against poisons and Greenpeace signpost dioxin contamination in Whakatane

Press release | October 23, 2001 at 0:00

Whakatane: Greenpeace and Sawmill Workers Against Poisons (SWAP) placed signs on confirmed and suspected dioxin contaminated sites around Whakatane today.

World's premium forest certification system says no to GE trees

Press release | October 23, 2001 at 0:00

The New Zealand plantation industry is poised to cash in on having GE free status as a cascade of companies line up for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) 'green' certification to access key USA, European and Asian markets, claimed Greenpeace today.

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