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Greenpeace, Jose Bové protest against genetically engineered soy on high seas

Press release | 25 January, 2005 at 1:00

This morning the Greenpeace-ship Esperanza intercepted the bulk carrier 'Golden Lion' 140 nautical miles off the coast of Portugal. The Golden Lion is transporting 30.000 tons of genetically engineered soy from Argentina to France. Onboard the...

Campaigners step up oil rig protest with deployment of 'survival pod'

Press release | 22 September, 2010 at 14:33

Lerwick, Shetland Islands, 22nd September 2010 – Greenpeace today extended its occupation of a giant oil drilling ship anchored a mile off Shetland, in the UK, by attaching a purpose built survival pod to the anchor chain, allowing the...

Greenpeace discovers pirate fisher companies fishing in international waters

Press release | 3 August, 2005 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship the Esperanza currently in the Northwest Atlantic area heard a routine radio call to all EU vessels fishing in the NAFO area (1). The Lootus II and the Madrus were called, suggesting that these boats are both back fishing...

Greenpeace halts deep sea destruction – the net result of bottom trawling

Press release | 12 November, 2004 at 1:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, have stopped an EU bottom trawling vessel from operating on the high seas of the North Atlantic.

How much more evidence does the United Nations need?

Press release | 25 October, 2004 at 2:00

Black-fleshed, luminous green-eyed sharks from the depths of the ocean lie dead on the deck of the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza, yet another example of the failure of nations to protect deep sea life.

Defending Our Pacific 2011

Publication | 23 March, 2012 at 8:00

Summary of findings from the Esperanza's expedition, September - December 2011.

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | 21 May, 2008 at 2:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature story | 20 February, 2008 at 1:00

Every year the Japanese government spends US$ 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

Making Piracy History

Feature story | 27 February, 2006 at 1:00

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed...

Game: sail aboard a Greenpeace ship, win a trip

Feature story | 24 August, 2010 at 10:57

If you've ever wanted to take the wheel of the Esperanza to thread your way through Iceberg Ally in the Arctic -- as it's doing now to highlight risks of deepwater drilling -- or sail the Rainbow Warrior into close quarters with a ship dumping...

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