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No to nuclear testing

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No to nuclear testing

No to nuclear testing

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No to nuclear testing

No to nuclear testing

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No to nuclear testing

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | December 4, 2003 at 5:30

PENLY, France — Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to...

Big Screen Vs Big Oil

Feature story | May 25, 2004 at 5:30

HOLLYWOOD, United States — Anybody who has watched an X-wing fighter explode in a luminous fireball in the vacuum of space knows that Hollywood is fast and loose with science. But if Hollywood has an iconic specialty, it's aiming the spotlight.

Of mice and whales

Feature story | June 1, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — They go by aliases and real names: Echo. Bluplanet. Ann Novek. Tig3933.Chris99. They stop nuclear reprocessing plants, save forests and whales, hound corporations and hold the feet of bureaucrats to the fire. Who ARE...

Nukes out of NATO

Feature story | June 28, 2004 at 5:30

ISTANBUL, Turkey — The NATO summit and its attendant world leaders rolled into Istanbul this week. While the rhetoric is of peace, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) version includes a constant nuclear threat. We are highlighting the...

Secret airlift of nuclear material from Iraq

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 5:30

BAGHDAD, Iraq — What does the US have to hide about radioactive materials flown out of Iraq? Why has the international community not been allowed to monitor the secret airlift which the US has just confirmed? Where is the inventory accounting...

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

Welcome to our new Website.

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

Greenpeace Sailing Vessel Rainbow Warrior

Page | November 8, 2004 at 13:27


Follow the rainbow: beyond the bomb

Feature story | December 29, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — What are the thoughts of someone who might be about to die for his beliefs? A recently uncovered audio tape from the early 1970s documents what Greenpeace activist David McTaggart had to say from the cabin of the tiny,...

CLEMENCEAU – A short history

Page | February 2, 2005 at 10:30

The Clemenceau class carriers are the first French aircraft carriers ever built in French shipyards after the World War II. The construction of the Clemenceau began in 1955, she was launched on December 21st 1957 at the DCN Brest naval shipyard...

Bob Hunter

Feature story | May 3, 2005 at 17:27

ONTARIO, Canada — Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death today, of cancer, marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

No More Hiroshimas

Feature story | August 3, 2005 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Anniversaries come and go. They mean very little to most of us. Most of the time they evoke nothing more than exasperation at the sight of a few people standing at a busy traffic island desperately trying to keep a few candles...

Statement by the Greenpeace Executive Director for the 60th Anniversary of the...

Page | August 3, 2005 at 19:48

On this anniversary which reminds us about war and the horror war brings, Greenpeace - once again - commits itself to creating peace.

Reflections from Direct Dialogue Recruiters

Page | August 4, 2005 at 13:59

Prime Minister shares Greenpeace’s vision of Nuclear Free Future on Hiroshima anniversary

Press release | August 6, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — On the 60th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a peace contingent – activists from Greenpeace, along with children from Delhi schools – delivered to the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh 30,000 peace boats and a...

Taking global action against global warming

Feature story | December 7, 2005 at 18:19

MONTREAL, Canada — From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

2005 Rewound

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 5:30

A look back over the last twelve months, starring jaguar suited activists, corporate skulduggery and heroics in unequal measures, politicians' finding/losing the plot and even an embassy for whales.

What happened in Chernobyl?

Page | March 20, 2006 at 17:53

Discover what exactly caused the catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl plant, how the clean up was conducted at huge human cost, and the current state of the site.

Is there still a problem?

Page | March 20, 2006 at 18:48

The problem we call Chernobyl is not a thing of the past. Plans are now being made to export large amounts of highly radioactive waste to sites of nuclear accidents like Mayak, Semipalatinsk and even to Chernobyl. These plans are supported by the...

Who is affected?

Page | March 24, 2006 at 16:39

While for many people the Chernobyl disaster might be just a distant memory for many it is something they must live with every day. Meet Annya, a teenager living with cancer since the age of four. Read about Yuri the liquidator and only surviving...

Fireman and Soldier

Page | March 27, 2006 at 16:26

In the Chernobyl workers' town of Pripiyat, the alarm sounded shortly after the explosion. Pjotr Khmel was at home when he received a phone call from his commanding officer at the fire station. Things were hectic and rushed. The firemen did not...

The liquidator

Page | March 27, 2006 at 16:26

The men and women who were sent in to the closed zone of Chernobyl to deal with the aftermath of the disaster are called 'the liquidators'. The stories of these estimated 600,000 workers could provide the scripts to many a Hollywood movie. The...

The farmers

Page | March 27, 2006 at 16:28

In the Ukraine, 18,000km2 of agricultural land was contaminated, but the forests were hardest hit. Forty percent of the woods are contaminated, totalling 35,000km2. Many of the inhabitants of the area cotinue to eat fruits and vegetables from...


Page | March 27, 2006 at 16:29

Just ahead of the holiday season, the hospital's corridors and consulting rooms are full. Surgeon Igor Komisarenko, head of the Institute for Endocrinology, has been operating all morning. Most of his patients are women with thyroid cancer. "Four...

Children of Chernobyl

Page | March 27, 2006 at 16:31

When she was just four years old, little Anna Pesenko, trying to be a good girl, sitting up straight and eating her food nicely, would sometimes just pass out and fall flat onto the table. 'Annya' as she is called, could not explain very well...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 16:18

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

No more Chernobyls

Hub | April 21, 2006 at 21:20

It has been 20 years since the name Chernobyl became the infamous nuclear accident that devastated the lives of millions of people in Western Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.

Write a letter to the editor on Chernobyl

Page | April 26, 2006 at 12:49

Did your local newspaper cover the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster? Send a Letter to the Editor to say that the nuclear threat continues, and the UN should stop promoting this dirty, dangerous industry.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature story | April 27, 2006 at 14:39

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...


Page | May 19, 2006 at 16:16

Discover how you always lose with the nuclear industry by clicking below


Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:42

Plutonium was discovered in the US in 1941 when scientists exposed uranium to neutron radiation in a laboratory. There is nothing natural about it, and has only been in the environment since the first atomic bomb was detonated in the US in 1945...

Dirty bombs

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:42

The International Atomic Energy Agency attempts to keep track of all kinds of radioactive materials as they move around the globe. However as the world's nuclear reactors continue to produce waste, and the nuclear five nations persist in having a...


Hub | June 27, 2006 at 15:42

Nuclear terrorism

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:44

"Nuclear terrorism is still often treated as science fiction - I wish it were. But unfortunately we live in a world of excess hazardous materials and abundant technological know-how, in which some terrorists clearly state their intention to...


Hub | June 27, 2006 at 15:44


Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:44

All commercial nuclear reactors of the present generation are based on designs originally developed for military plutonium production or for the propulsion of nuclear submarines or other navy vessels. Although there are different ways of...


Page | June 27, 2006 at 16:01

Every uranium-fuelled nuclear reactor creates plutonium during routine operation. Every 12-18 months the reactor is shut down, and one quarter of the fuel is discharged, and fresh fuel loaded. The so-called spent fuel consists of plutonium...


Page | June 27, 2006 at 16:01

There's no environmentally acceptable way to "dispose" of nuclear waste, no matter what kind of waste it is. Dumping radioactive waste in remote areas just keeps the problem out of sight, out of mind, and lets the nuclear industry make even more...


Page | June 27, 2006 at 16:01

Successive Russian Governments since the mid-1990's have had the ambition to create a worldwide nuclear waste importation, reprocessing, and disposal service in Siberia. While they have changed domestic law to permit the importation of spent fuel...


Page | June 27, 2006 at 17:43

The nuclear industry is dependent upon the transportation of nuclear components and materials (uranium, fresh fuel, nuclear spent fuel and plutonium). Radioactive materials are carried by sea, rail, road and air. So even if you do not live near a...


Page | October 5, 2006 at 19:57

Radiation is the term used to describe energy in the form of light or particles. Whereas most atoms in nature are stable and remain unchanged in composition and energy, certain natural or artificially created atoms are unstable, which means they...


Hub | December 4, 2006 at 17:50

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 13:22

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

Launch of the world's first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the 'smart use' of energy, can deliver half of the world's energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision,...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 17:33

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 12:04

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Greenpeace Activists Block Nuclear Submarine

Feature story | March 2, 2007 at 14:09

Several Greenpeace boats and the Arctic Sunrise have blocked the Trident nuclear submarine at its Scottish base in response to Tony Blair's determination to start building the next generation of nuclear weapons.

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