Greenpeace News Releases

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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

Rate hikes unnecessary, illogical and ill-timed

Media release | October 12, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace is condemning moves today by Duke Energy to file for a rate hike for North Carolina customers formerly served by Progress Energy. Today’s request comes soon after the controversial merger of Duke and Progress Energy, which made Duke...

Shell Cancels 2012 Arctic Drilling

Media release | September 17, 2012 at 9:41

Greenpeace Response to Shell Abandoning 2012 Arctic Drilling

Duke Energy dropped from global Dow Jones Sustainability Index for dirty energy use

Media release | September 13, 2012 at 17:17

Greenpeace applauds the action taken today to remove Duke Energy from the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

Safeway Select

Media release | September 13, 2012 at 12:54

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 13th, 2012 - This week Safeway stores in California began stocking a budget-friendly sustainable tuna that provides an alternative to environmentally destructive mainstream options such as Bumble Bee and Chicken of...

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