2007 Press Releases

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Cargill's controversial soya shipping facility in the Amazon is shut down

Press release | 24 March, 2007 at 1:00

A huge soya processing and shipping facility in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, which environmental organisation Greenpeace accuses of being built illegally, has today been closed down by the Brazilian Environmental Agency IBAMA pending an...

Fire-Damaged Whaling Ship Returns Home as Japanese Government Science Programme Data...

Press release | 23 March, 2007 at 1:00

The fire-damaged whaling factory ship, the Nisshin Maru, returned to port in Tokyo in the last hour, just days after an International Whaling Commission review of the Japanese government’s so-called "research" programme (1) showed that virtually...

Greenpeace reveals that production of magazines and packaging linked to destruction...

Press release | 22 March, 2007 at 1:00

The world's largest paper company, Stora Enso, and one of Europe's largest pulp producers, Botnia, today stand accused of destroying huge tracts of Europe's last remaining ancient forests to make paper for well-known magazines, photocopy paper...

Greenpeace: The world’s climate being betrayed by G8 states

Press release | 16 March, 2007 at 1:00

“G8: Stop Talking – Act Now” is the message sent by Greenpeace today to environment ministers meeting in the Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany. Activists from the Greenpeace ship “Beluga II” swam to the palace to take a petition to the...

New study reveals signs of toxicity of GE maize approved for human consumption

Press release | 13 March, 2007 at 1:00

Laboratory rats, fed with a genetically engineered (GE) maize produced by Monsanto, have shown signs of toxicity in kidney and liver, according to a new study.(1) This is the first time that a GE product which has been cleared for use as food for...

Greenpeace Ship Heads to Japan to Continue Whaling Campaign

Press release | 9 March, 2007 at 1:24

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza will spend 48 hours re-supplying in Australia, after 42 days at sea and then sail directly for Japan to continue to campaign for an end to whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Greenpeace launches first public pirate fishing vessel ‘list of shame’ and demands...

Press release | 7 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today launched a first global database of blacklisted, illegal fishing vessels, in a bid to tackle the huge problem of illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing, a $9 billion rogue industry which is having a devastating effect...

Greenpeace calls for urgent action on marine reserves at UN fisheries meeting

Press release | 5 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on governments attending the biannual United Nations fisheries meeting in Rome this week to push for the implementation of a global network of fully protected marine reserves covering 40% of marine ecosystems as an...

Greenpeace reveals ongoing illegal carve up of Congo's rainforests

Press release | 23 February, 2007 at 17:55

Brussels,23rd February, 2007 - Greenpeace released evidence today of widespread illegal logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), part of the second largest tropical forest in the world after the Amazon. The environmental organisation...

Israel has taken a significant step today towards becoming a solar-leader

Press release | 22 February, 2007 at 10:17

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement today from the Ministry of Infrastructure that the proposed solar power plant in Eshalim, originally proposed in 2001, will finally be put out to tender to private contractors.

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