Greenpeace News Releases

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CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN WORLD’S LARGEST CONSERVATION...

Media release | May 18, 2010 at 9:55

Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement – the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement – that applies to 72 million hectares of...

Major Forestry Companies and Environmental Organizations to Announce Globally-Signific...

Media release | May 16, 2010 at 18:00

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) with 21 member companies including AbitibiBowater, West Fraser and Weyerhaeuser, and leading Canadian and International environmental organizations such as Canopy, ForestEthics, Greenpeace, Pew...

Nestle to stop using products from rainforest destruction

Media release | May 16, 2010 at 18:00

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food and drinks company, announced today that it will stop using products that come from rainforest destruction. The move follows a two month Greenpeace campaign that exposed Nestlé’s use of palm oil in products like...

Burgeoning oil disaster exposes need for immediate halt to new offshore oil

Media release | May 13, 2010 at 18:00

While news reports reveal official estimates may be underestimating the quantity of oil spreading into the Gulf of Mexico, Greenpeace is on the Gulf Coast conducting independent assessment of the environmental impacts and calling for an immediate...

EPA tailoring rule a first step to reducing devastating impact of global warming

Media release | May 12, 2010 at 18:00

In response to the EPA tailoring rule, Senior Legislative Representative Kyle Ash of Greenpeace issued the following statement:

Energy bill is a dirty energy bailout, incentives offshore drilling

Media release | May 11, 2010 at 18:00

In response Greenpeace Executive Director Phil Radford issued the following statement:

Greenpeace Statement in Support of ‘No New Drilling Act of 2010’

Media release | May 10, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace endorsed legislation (HR 5248) introduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Pallone, Castor and Garamendi, which seeks to prohibit further leasing of any area of the outer Continental shelf for the exploration,...

First reports of oil at Port Eads, Mainland Louisiana

Media release | May 9, 2010 at 18:00

Today, Greenpeace found the first traces of oil onshore at Port Eads, the southernmost tip of Louisiana. Dan Howells, Deputy Director of Campaigns at Greenpeace, and conservation specialist Rick Steiner collected samples of the oil on the beach...

Obama visits Gulf, says BP is responsible

Media release | May 1, 2010 at 18:00

President Obama arrived today for a tour of the Gulf of Mexico to see firsthand the catastrophic effects of the oil slick that is rapidly approaching the shore. After meeting with response officials, he made a statement to the press in Venice,...

Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

Media release | April 29, 2010 at 18:00

Following the announcement by President Obama that there will be no expansion of offshore drilling until investigations into the BP Deepwater Disaster are complete, Greenpeace Executive Director, Philip Radford made the following statement:

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