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Greenpeace Activists Trapped By Loggers in the Amazon

Media release | October 17, 2007 at 14:09

A mob of 300 loggers trapped eight Greenpeace activists in an office of the Brazilian environmental protection agency (Ibama) in the town of Castelo dos Sonhos, in the western part of Pará state, in the Amazon. The loggers demanded Greenpeace...

Brazilian Government Land Settlement Schemes Driving Amazon Deforestation

Media release | August 20, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace has released evidence showing that the Brazilian government’s Agency for Land Reform (INCRA) is creating “land settlements” in areas of the Amazon rainforest containing valuable timber. The land settlement program’s agents in Santarém...

Cargill's Amazon Port Facility Shut Down

Media release | March 23, 2007 at 19:00

A large soy processing and shipping facility in the heart of the Amazon, owned by agribusiness giant Cargill, was closed today by the Brazilian government. The facility has been at the center of controversy following Greenpeace investigations...

Greenpeace Protest Greets Lula-Bush Biofuels Meeting in Sao Paulo

Media release | March 7, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace supporters held a demonstration in Sao Paulo as Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met with U.S. President Bush to discuss biofuels and ethanol. The environmental group is urging the leaders to discuss the solutions to the...

Amazon deforestation rises again, says the Brazilian Government

Media release | December 2, 2008 at 18:00

Just days before UN climate talks begin in Poznan, Poland, the Brazilian government released new figures for Amazon deforestation between August 2007 and July 2008. After three years of decline, almost 3 million (2,957,356) acres were destroyed...


Media release | June 16, 2008 at 18:00

Brasilia, Brazil June 17, 2008 - Greenpeace welcomes the decision to extend by one year the Amazon soy moratorium. The announcement was made today at a press conference in Brasilia by the soy traders association (ABIOVE), together with Brazil’s...

Remembering Emily Craddock

Feature story | December 18, 2003 at 18:00

"Emily was a bright, shiny person who brought love and happiness into anyone's life that she touched. Passionate, strong and determined, with a healthy and well-developed sense of natural justice, and a desire to stand-up for those who have no...

Amazon Rainforest

Page | January 16, 2010 at 8:12

The Amazon Rainforest is home to thousands of animal and tree species, making it a biodiversity hotspot. It is also critical in the fight to stop global warming. Since the 1970s, an area of ancient rainforest the size of California has been lost.

View from the Ship

Feature story | October 27, 2003 at 18:00

How does it feel to be on a Greenpeace ship miles off the coast, unable to dock, with helicopters buzzing overhead and Coast Guard boats circling? Find out from the crew members on board.

Port of Miami Refuses Greenpeace Dock Space

Feature story | October 31, 2003 at 18:00

The Esperanza left anchorage in Miami and is now on her way to dry dock in Greece. The Coast Guard sent a cutter out to made sure we were going in the right direction... Find out about our time in Miami.

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