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Washington, D.C.

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Climate & Energy

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Washington, DC

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The latest updates


Japanese Put Whales on Chopping Block

Media release | May 16, 2002 at 18:00

For the first time since a global ban on hunting whales was implemented by IWC member countries in 1986, Japan is poised to win resumption of large-scale commercial whaling.

Greenpeace and the Organic Consumers Association Speak Out at Safeway's Shareholder...

Media release | May 15, 2002 at 18:00

Following a Mothers Day rally and an "UnSafeway" newspaper ad, Greenpeace and the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) were at Safeway's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to voice their concerns about the company's continued use of...

New Study Finds Monsanto Soy Means More Pesticides, Less Food

Media release | May 2, 2001 at 18:00

Farmers who grow the nation's most widely planted genetically engineered crop, Monsanto's Roundup Ready (RR) soybeans, use massive amounts of pesticides and see lower yields, according to a report from the independent Northwest Science...

Unique Greenpeace PVC-Free Database Allows Builders to Choose Non-Toxic Alternatives

Media release | April 24, 2001 at 18:00

Greenpeace today unveiled an international database at the opening of the Envirodesign 5 conference that offers builders a real choice between toxic PVC products and more environmentally friendly alternatives. The "PVC Alternatives Database" is a...

Farmer Percy Schmeiser Finds That GMOs Come With a Stiff Price — Even if You Don’t...

Media release | March 29, 2001 at 17:00

"It's pretty easy to paint this as the multinational beating up on the poor little farmer." — Trish Jordan, Monsanto spokeswoman

Kellogg’s Corn Contamination Confirmed: Kellogg’s Forced to Recall Product After...

Media release | March 13, 2001 at 18:00

A nationwide recall of Morningstar Farms meat-free Corn Dogs was announced yesterday by Kellogg’s, after the company acknowledged that the products contained StarLink corn, a variety of gene-altered corn that is not approved for human consumption...

Norway to Resume Trade in Whale Blubber

Media release | January 15, 2001 at 18:00

Greenpeace strongly criticized the Norwegian government for lifting the ban on exports of whale products earlier today. Just last year at the Convention on the Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), over 2000 delegates from around the world voted...

Japanese Fleet Embarks for Southern Ocean to Kill Whales

Media release | November 15, 2000 at 18:00

Japan's whaling fleet is expected to leave for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary early Friday morning (Tokyo time). The fleet plans to slaughter another 440 minke whales this winter. Greenpeace will be at the port taping the fleet's departure...

Endangered Steller Sea Lions Under Attack by Alaska Senator - Again

Media release | October 23, 2000 at 18:00

Greenpeace today denounced the second attempt by Senator Stevens (AK) to introduce a rider that would drive the endangered Steller sea lion further toward extinction. If passed, the rider would exempt the North Pacific groundfish fisheries from...

Japanese Fleet Kills 48 Endangered Whales

Media release | September 19, 2000 at 18:00

The Japanese whaling fleet ended its widely-condemned hunt on Saturday after killing 88 whales including 43 Bryde's and five sperm, both of which are endangered. The expanded hunt is the impetus behind U.S. moves to impose economic sanctions...

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