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StarKist Tuna Parent Company, Dongwon, Faces Criminal Charges in Africa

Media release | March 13, 2013 at 14:34

Troubled brand also under litigation for short-weighting canned tuna in US

Activists plant cherry trees in Fukushima anniversary memorial at nuclear plant

Media release | March 7, 2013 at 13:56

Raleigh, NC March 7, 2013 —Greenpeace activists planted cherry trees outside of Duke Energy’s nuclear power plant near Raleigh in a memorial to the Fukushima nuclear meltdown that happened two years ago. Activists also created cherry tree...

Shell Abandons its 2013 Arctic Drilling Program

Media release | February 27, 2013 at 15:15

February 27, Washington, DC - Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement by Royal Dutch Shell that the company will not attempt to pursue offshore drilling in Alaskan Arctic waters in 2013. Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA Executive Director said in...

New Report: The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports

Media release | February 27, 2013 at 10:04

Washington DC - February 27, 2013 - The Chinese market for US coal exports may dry up before major new US coal shipments ever reach its ports, according to a new Greenpeace report. The report, "The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing...

New Report: US Company Destroys African Rainforest for Palm Oil

Media release | February 19, 2013 at 9:00

New York, February 19, 2013 –Today, Greenpeace has released a new report that shows that a palm oil plantation planned by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms in Cameroon will cause massive carbon emissions and the destruction of habitats...

Major Breakthrough in Protection for Indonesia's Remaining Rainforests

Media release | February 5, 2013 at 0:50

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

Is BP Getting Away with Murder?

Media release | November 15, 2012 at 11:25

November 15, 2012 - According to various news reports, BP Plc has reached a deal with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a record U.S. criminal penalty totalling billions of dollars in addition to pleading guilty to gross misconduct in...

Greenpeace Uncovers Illegal Tuna Laundering in the Pacific Ocean

Media release | November 15, 2012 at 9:34

Pacific Ocean, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines, and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

Duke books $594m in utility profits in three months at the expense of ratepayers and...

Media release | November 8, 2012 at 11:32

Duke Energy’s strong profit, announced in a third quarter earnings call this morning, is an insult to North Carolina ratepayers who are being asked to foot the bill for Duke’s costly and dangerous portfolio, according to broad group of...

Whale FOIA

Media release | October 24, 2012 at 14:42

Greenpeace Uncovers Disturbing Images of Dead Sperm Whale in Gulf Government Documentation Raises Questions About BP Accountability in Advance of Settlement

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