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SUIT FILED TO STOP FOUR TIMBER SALES ON LARGEST NATIONAL FOREST

Media release | July 9, 2008 at 22:55

ANCHORAGE, AK—Environmental groups sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal court today arguing that the agency has concealed impacts of old-growth logging to the environment and to subsistence hunting in four Tongass National Forest timber...

"G" IN THE NEW 3G iPHONE WILL NOT ALSO STAND FOR GREEN

Media release | July 9, 2008 at 18:00

Company scores plummet as Greenpeace expands the ranking criteria in its Guide to...

Media release | June 24, 2008 at 18:00

Of the 18 electronics companies evaluated in the 8th edition of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics released today, only two companies - Sony Ericsson and Sony – score above 5/10. The overall score of the ranked companies has plummeted as...

MARKEY BILL FAR SURPASSES LIEBERMAN-WARNER IN BID TO END GLOBAL WARMING

Media release | June 5, 2008 at 10:12

WASHINGTON—"Monday, the Senate began the first major debate about how our federal government should respond to global warming. Yesterday, a far stronger plan to fight the problem—The Investing in Climate Action and Protection Act—was introduced...

Greenpeace welcomes AbitibiBowater decision to stop logging in Grassy Narrows First...

Media release | June 4, 2008 at 18:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a decision by forest-products giant AbitibiBowater to end its logging operations in the traditional territory of the Grassy Narrows First Nation and support the community in its struggle for rights over its traditional...

CLIMATE SECURITY ACT FALLS SHORT OF ACTION NEEDED TO AVOID CATASTROPHIC CLIMATE IMPACTS

Media release | June 1, 2008 at 18:00

“Consideration of the Climate Security Act demonstrates that the highest levels of our government are finally listening to a longstanding call from American citizens to stop global warming. Unfortunately, without major improvements, the...

Expansion of Lacey Act will benefit forests, people and wildlife worldwide

Media release | May 22, 2008 at 18:00

WASHINGTON--Greenpeace today applauded the adoption of landmark federal legislation to curb illegal wood imports. Amid the furor of votes, vetoes, overrides and Congressional “glitches” of the 2007 farm bill, little notice has been given to the...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELIVERS MIXED RULING ON POLAR BEAR PROTECTIONS

Media release | May 13, 2008 at 18:00

Following a three-year legal battle to protect the polar bear from extinction due to global warming, three environmental groups won protection for the species with the announcement today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the...

Carbon Capture and Storage: A Corporate Boondoggle That Shortchanges Environment,...

Media release | May 4, 2008 at 18:00

In the midst of a climate crisis and record energy prices, policymakers must not succumb to the false promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS), which would prolong dependence on dirty and dangerous energy sources and reward the world’s biggest...

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