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Bureau of Land Management schedules Colorado coal lease, ignoring coal exports and...

Media release | July 1, 2014 at 15:48

Washington DC - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) posted a notice in the Federal Register today that it plans to lease more than 8 millions tons of publicly owned coal in Colorado, despite the fact that the company requesting the coal, Bowie...

Calls for Required Safeguards from Disasters Grow as Obama Administration Releases...

Media release | June 6, 2014 at 12:30

Over one hundred organizations have advocated for more than a decade for new safety standards at chemical facilities that would require high-risk plants to use safer available alternatives to eliminate catastrophic hazards.

Greenpeace: Obama climate rules send signal to utilities to clean up now

Media release | June 2, 2014 at 10:03

Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski released the following statement:

Greenpeace, Top Users Ask Pinterest to Go Green on Oversized Pinboards at Company HQ

Media release | May 6, 2014 at 11:31

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 — Greenpeace activists and influential users of Pinterest, the social network and visual search tool, asked Pinterest employees to create a greener internet by becoming the next tech company to power its platform with...

Russian fishing trawler arrested as local fishermen in Senegal protest foreign...

Media release | January 9, 2014 at 12:31

About two weeks ago, a French military plane flying over Senegal’s Exclusive Economic Zone detected some of the same vessels that had been stripped of their licences continuing to fish in these waters.

Palm Oil Giant Wilmar Makes Major Commitment to End Forest Destruction

Media release | December 5, 2013 at 14:30

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader today announced a No Deforestation Policy in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a...

Greenpeace Catches Palm Oil Giant Wilmar in Forest Scandal

Media release | October 21, 2013 at 23:30

San Francisco, 21 October, 2013 - Household brands that source palm oil through Singapore-based palm oil trader Wilmar International, such as Mondelez (makers of Oreo cookies) and Procter & Gamble (makers of Gillette shaving products) are making...

Greenpeace International responds to the Russian Investigative Committee's latest...

Media release | October 9, 2013 at 11:06

Amsterdam, 9 October 2013 - In response to allegations made by the Russian Investigative Committee that narcotics were found on board the ship Arctic Sunrise and that more charges were being considered, Greenpeace International made the following...

Endangered Chimpanzees Threatened by U.S. Palm Oil Project

Media release | August 8, 2013 at 9:00

Washington DC, August 8, 2013 – The endangered Chimpanzee stands to have swathes of its forest habitat in Cameroon destroyed if a U.S. company's controversial plans to establish an industrial palm oil plantation in the area are not stopped.

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