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Greenpeace International to appeal Russian court rulings as activists face long...

Press release | September 27, 2013 at 6:24

Amsterdam, 27 September 2013 — Greenpeace International condemned a series of Russian court rulings today which left dozens of activists in custody pending investigations into a peaceful Arctic oil protest. The group insisted it would not be...

Update: Greenpeace International responds to 2 Russian court decisions

Press release | September 26, 2013 at 19:54

A freelance photographer who was on board the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise is under investigation for alleged piracy under Russian criminal law and will be held in custody for two months as investigations continue.

Greenpeace International rejects piracy allegations, demands access to detained activists

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 19:42

Amsterdam, 24 September 2013 - Russian authorities today released a new statement (1) regarding Greenpeace International activists on board the ship Arctic Sunrise. The Greenpeace International ship is currently being held outside the port city...

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 10:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 16:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Armed Russian Coast Guard boards peaceful Greenpeace protest ship, arrests crew

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 2:00

Pechora Sea — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and is arresting the 25 activists on board following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling operations.

Filipinos take part in the historic Ice Ride, a global mass bike ride to save the Arctic

Press release | September 15, 2013 at 12:26

Quezon City, Philippines, September 15, 2013 —Today, hundreds of Filipinos took to their bikes to pedal 14 kilometers from Pasig to Quezon City as part of the Ice Ride - a global mass bike ride happening in 110 cities in 36 countries. Wearing...

Greenpeace sounds the alarm on the state of tuna, calls for action to ensure a...

Press release | September 8, 2013 at 17:11

General Santos City, Philippines - Greenpeace today warned major tuna industry players that unless drastic measures are put into place to halt the decline of the world’s tuna stocks there will be no future for their multi-billion peso businesses.

Illegal dumpsite in Pier 18 to be investigated

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 14:53

Manila—The illegal dumpsite at Manila Bay’s Pier 18 will be investigated, according to EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace. This pronouncement followed the four-hour shutdown of the facility by activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia and crew for...

Guns, goons and garbage: Illegal waste dump threatens violence on peaceful...

Press release | July 25, 2013 at 11:26

Manila— PhilEco, the company which owns the illegal waste dump in Manila Bay’s Pier 18, has pulled out guns and has threatened to shoot peaceful environmental activists involved in a non-violent protest to shut down their polluting facility.

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