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When the risks are so high, what would you do?

Blog entry by Daul Jang | 21 October, 2015 3 comments

Five Greenpeace activists last week entered the security zone of what will soon be the world's biggest nuclear power plant - the Kori nuclear power plant (NPP) near Busan in South Korea. Arriving via a black inflatable boat, they...

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Press release | 8 October, 2012 at 10:30

Seoul, South Korea, 8 October 2012 - Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

Greenpeace staff blocked from entering South Korea as Government cracks down on...

Press release | 2 April, 2012 at 10:51

Seoul, South Korea, 2 April, 2012 - Three Greenpeace senior staff members accompanying the organisation’s International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo were today denied entry and deported from South Korea, highlighting the Government’s growing...

Greenpeace activists protest South Korea’s plan to build world’s largest nuclear...

Press release | 13 October, 2015 at 9:51

Seoul, 13 October 2015 - Greenpeace East Asia activists today entered the restricted zone of the Kori nuclear power plant (NPP) near Busan, South Korea’s second largest city, to protest the country’s expansion of nuclear and its risk to the...

Shareholders need to know the risks of investing in unsustainable fishery

Blog entry by Elsa Lee | 21 March, 2014

Fishermen know that if they want fish for the future, they need to let small fish to grow into bigger ones. For a fishing company, the CEO should also know that in order to have his business survive in the long run, the company need to...

The insane plan to expand the world’s biggest nuclear plant

Blog entry by Daul Jang | 13 October, 2015 26 comments

Over 3 million people live within 30 km of what is set to become the largest nuclear power plant in South Korea and the world. So why is the government expanding nuclear and locking out safe, clean renewables? Two inflatables...

Greenpeace files court case to challenge South Korea's silencing of nuclear critics

Press release | 10 December, 2012 at 2:06

Seoul, December 10, 2012 – Greenpeace International and Greenpeace East Asia have launched a legal challenge against the South Korean government seeking a declaration that the government's prohibiting of key international staff from entering the...

Greenpeace confronts Dongwon’s destructive fishing in Korea

Press release | 23 September, 2012 at 14:17

Yeosu, South Korea, 23 September 2012 — Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza today occupied the dry dock where one of Dongwon's purse seine ships, MV Granada, is being repaired. The activists closed the dock with a large banner saying...

Rainbow Warrior Tour

Topic | 30 December, 2010 at 13:07

In 2011, for the last voyage of the Rainbow Warrior II, Greenpeace embarks on a journey to defend the East Asian Pacific.

South Korea's faked safety certificates: just another nuclear scandal

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 28 May, 2013 13 comments

One of the defining factors of the nuclear industry is its refusal to learn the lessons of the past. It's built a lousy reputation for trust and transparency and public confidence in the industry has been massively dented by repeated...

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