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Japan’s Whaling Fleet Recall Should Be Final: Greenpeace

Press release | 18 February, 2011 at 5:23

Tokyo, 18 February 2011- Greenpeace is demanding that Japan’s government finally end its commercial whaling programme and re-open an investigation into corruption scandals inside the industry, following today’s announcement by the Ministry of...

Greenpeace Challenges Facebook to Go Green by Earth Day

Press release | 3 February, 2011 at 17:25

3 February, 2011 San Francisco – Greenpeace today issued a bold challenge to social networking giant Facebook, calling on it to embrace a clean energy future by committing by Earth Day (April 22nd) to make a plan that would end its use of coal to...

Solar photovoltaic on the brink of economic breakthrough

Press release | 2 February, 2011 at 11:38

Brussels, Belgium, 2 February 2011: Global investments in solar photovoltaic (PV) technology could double from €35-40 billion today to over €70 billion in 2015, according to a study published today by the European Photovoltaic Industry...

Greenpeace Tuna Ranking Shows Canada’s Canned Tuna Does not Stack Up on Sustainability

Press release | 1 February, 2011 at 20:31

Vancouver, 1 February 2011 — Greenpeace Canada today released its first sustainability ranking of 14 major tuna brands sold in Canada, as seafood industry leaders convene at the annual Seafood Summit in Vancouver to discuss the future of the...

Injunction Against Online "Turtle v. Tata" Greenpeace Game Denied in India Court

Press release | 28 January, 2011 at 13:15

New Delhi, January 28, 2011: Vindicating Greenpeace India’s stand, the Delhi High Court today refused to grant an interim injunction to TATA Sons against Greenpeace India’s ‘Turtle vs TATA’ pacman style game. The game was launched in 2010 to...

Greenpeace Urges Re-Opening of Whale Meat Embezzlement Investigation Following...

Press release | 28 January, 2011 at 10:12

Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 2011 – Greenpeace is calling for the official investigation into systematic embezzlement(1) within Japan’s whaling program to be re-opened following disciplinary action against whaling officials for accepting whale meat...

Greenpeace Protest Questions Taiwan’s Inaction on Apparently Illegal Fish Carrier

Press release | 27 January, 2011 at 1:30

Kaoshiung, 27 January 2011 -- Greenpeace activists yesterday held a peaceful protest at Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA), calling for efficient monitoring of Taiwanese-owned vessels and tighter regulations on illegal fishing internationally.

Greenpeace Stops Scandal-Ridden Tuna Carrier Ship From Leaving Taiwan

Press release | 24 January, 2011 at 5:00

Kaoshiung, Taiwan, 24 Jan 2011 -- Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior today prevented the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, demanding that Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA) properly investigate and as appropriate,...

Greenpeace Exposes Suspected Illegal Fish Carrier in Taiwanese Port

Press release | 23 January, 2011 at 15:40

Kaoshiung, Taiwan, -- Activists from the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today exposed a ship suspected of violating Taiwanese fisheries laws moored in the port of Kaoshiung, Taiwan and called on the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency to investigate...

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Princes tinned tuna linked to mass deaths of marine life

Press release | 9 January, 2011 at 12:01

Amsterdam, 9 January 2011 -- Food giant Princes has been ranked as the least sustainable tuna brand in the UK market a new Greenpeace ranking report reveals today (1).

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