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Keep Lake Baikal alive

Blog entry by JulietteH | 31 May, 2010 4 comments

Greenpeace Russia has been working on defending Lake Baikal, the world's larget fresh water lake, for many years. As that unique site is treatened once again, they are asking for your help. Lake Baikal is a place of...

Public pressure stops French nuclear waste export to Russia

Feature story | 29 May, 2010 at 23:00

AREVA, the French nuclear energy company, admitted Friday that their contract to ship nuclear waste to Russia has been halted four years early, ending this July. Transports we have tirelessly highlighted, taken action against and lobbied to...

April 12: Another meeting which missed the point: Bonn

Blog entry by Almudena | 12 April, 2010

Greenpeace Climate campaigners hold up signs at Parliament Hill in Ottawa during the Copenhagen conference on climate change . Meetings dealing with climate change seem to be taking on a domino-effect syndrome of failures. Meetings...

French nuclear waste on its way to be dumped in Russia

Blog entry by Justin | 9 April, 2010 2 comments

Remember earlier in the week when Greenpeace activists dismantled railway tracks near France’s Tricastin nuclear facility ? The action was to stop nuclear waste from being exported to Russia. Unfortunately the waste is on the move...

Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia

Feature story | 9 April, 2010 at 13:07

Greenpeace activists have been on the frontlines all week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to nonviolently resist the...

March 25: Fighting nuclear waste, forest-destroying palm oil, and dirty coal

Blog entry by danielkramb | 25 March, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace activists block the gate to the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia in a protest against nuclear waste import from France to Russia. From Russia to Indonesia via the Czech Republic, Greenpeace activists are making noise –...

March 17: Ilegal GM rice in Chinese shelves

Blog entry by Almudena | 17 March, 2010

Rice farmers from the Yunnan Province Despite that the Chinese government has not yet approved the commercial cultivation of GM rice, a Greenpeace study released on Monday found genetically modified rice in supermarkets in China ,...

March 16: Cover up of Spanish coast destruction

Blog entry by Almudena | 16 March, 2010

Illegal Hotel in National Park Action in Spain Concerns over censorship and freedom of speech in Spain as the coasts collapse There is an ongoing debate in Spain after the Spanish government yesterday decided to censure 2 min...

March 15: Kumi fights back climate skeptics

Blog entry by Almudena | 15 March, 2010

New Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo (centre) Greenpeace's head Kumi Naidoo took centre stage this Sunday to address the issue of climate change skepticism in an interview with Andrew Maar in the BBC. He...

February 17: Greenpeace France blocks nuclear waste dumping; Canada, US expand...

Blog entry by mwilson | 17 February, 2010

This is a trial series. Greenpeace activists in France blockade a uranium cargo headed for Russia. Dumping radioactive waste in Russia Greenpeace activists in France blockaded a rail cargo of uranium waste from leaving...

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