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Russia under threat of plunder of the forests

Feature story | 19 February, 2004 at 2:00

Today Greenpeace Russia supporters carried out a protest action near the Ministry of Economic Development of the RF, where the development of a new Forest Code is coming to the end. If the document is passed by the State Duma and signed by the...

Forests are going to be restored all over Russia soon

Feature story | 18 February, 2004 at 2:00

Today, with the seminar "We plant trees together with children" opened, an All-Russian movement "Restore our forest" started in our country.

There are no legal grounds to withdraw territories of national parks

Feature story | 10 February, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace Russia received a final resolution of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. It concerns the suit brought by Greenpeace against the government of the RF to nullify Clause 1 of the RF government regulation № 571 (of September 15,...

The Russian MNR Keeps on Destroying the System of Natural Reserves

Feature story | 4 February, 2004 at 2:00

February 4, 2004, Moscow. Not long ago the minister of natural resources V.G.Artukhov signed another decree on reformation of the system of management of reserves and natural parks. According to the decree of 02.02.2004 "On reorganization of...

Greenpeace Activists Arrested

Feature story | 3 February, 2004 at 2:00

Auckland, Tuesday 3 February, 2004; 3.00pm: Three Greenpeace activists have been arrested after police cut through chains that were blockading the entrances of Auckland based timber company The LumberBank.

Bureaucracy - real threat to grey whales' survival

Feature story | 28 January, 2004 at 2:00

More than 20 million dollars were assigned for the program of ecological and scientific researches in the framework of a calculation of costs of the "Sakhalin-1" project for year 2004 (a total amount of costs according to the approved calculation...

World's Largest Solar Power Station Set for Summer

Feature story | 27 January, 2004 at 2:00

MUNICH, Germany, January 27, 2004 (ENS) - Shell Solar GmbH and Gesellschaft fur Solarenergie (GEOSOL) plan to build the largest solar power station in the world, south of Leipzig in Germany. GEOSOL is the initiator and project developer while...

Justice's still on the side of law and nature

Feature story | 23 January, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace Russia won a case in the Supreme Court on abolishing part of the resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of September 15, 2003 N 571 "On the Sochi All-Republican State Nature Preserve". According to the resolution of...

Genetically modified sources are found in more then one third of analyzed products.

Feature story | 22 January, 2004 at 2:00

Today Greenpeace declared results of a test of food products for genetically modified sources (GMS). Transgenes were found in 40% of examined products. The similar analysis held in November 2002 showed GMS presence in 30% of products bought.

The Ministry of Natural Resources falsifies the resolution of the Third Nature...

Feature story | 20 January, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace Russia appealed to the General Prosecutor's office with a demand to bring a criminal case according to article 237 of the Criminal Code - "Concealment and distortion of information about events, facts and phenomena threatening people's...

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