2007 Press Releases

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Greenpeace cautiously welcomes decision to protect deep sea life in the Pacific

Press release | 5 May, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace today cautiously welcomed an agreement which would protect deep-sea life in the South Pacific reached after this week's meeting to establish a South Pacific Regional Management Organisation (RFMO). Governments agreed to measures that...

Greenpeace Energy [R]evolution shows direction at climate crossroads

Press release | 30 April, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace today demanded that the world’s Governments take immediate action to revolutionise global energy production and use, in response to repeated warnings about catastrophic climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Is your seafood sustainable?

Press release | 24 April, 2007 at 2:00

This morning Greenpeace activists have challenged the exhibitors and attendees at the European Seafood Exposition 2007, currently taking place in Brussels, about the sustainability of the seafood being bought and sold at the event. A group of...

Greenpeace launches its campaign against energy-wasting products Activists crush...

Press release | 20 April, 2007 at 2:00

As G8 and EU ministers gathered in Berlin to discuss energy efficiency measures, Greenpeace used a mechanised road roller to crush ten thousand energy-wasting light bulbs at the Brandenburg Gate today, demanding tough European efficiency...

World Bank challenged to fund the energy revolution and halt forest destruction

Press release | 13 April, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today accused the World Bank of hypocrisy and challenged the Bank at its spring meeting to put their money where its mouth is and stop funding projects that exacerbate climate change. Despite acknowledgment from the World...

Greenpeace exposes that logging in the Congo rainforest is out of control

Press release | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

A damning new report launched by Greenpeace today exposes that international logging companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are causing social chaos and wreaking environmental havoc. 'Carving up the Congo' (1) uncovers...

Greenpeace Ship Finally Allowed to Berth In Japan

Press release | 6 April, 2007 at 7:09

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza, which has sailed nearly 7,000 miles from the Southern Ocean to Japan was finally allowed to berth in Yokohama, near Tokyo, this morning after waiting for 10 days for permission to dock.

New IPCC report shocking: Running out of time for action

Press release | 6 April, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the latest climate change report "Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability" from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), but warned that time was nearly out to prevent the dramatic, harmful and dangerous...

Greenpeace Ship Sails into Tokyo Despite “Ban”

Press release | 1 April, 2007 at 4:57

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza, which has been drifting off the coast of Japan for six days, after being effectively banned from going into port, sailed into Yokohama Bay this morning.

Esperanza "Banned" from Japan

Press release | 27 March, 2007 at 18:50

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, which helped the fire-damaged Japanese whaling factory ship when it was disabled in the Southern Ocean, has been effectively banned from entry into Tokyo.

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