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UK Government's Chief Scientific Advisor sounds alarm on climate change and calls on...

Press release | 12 October, 2004 at 0:00

Commenting on the speech on climate change by the UK's chief scientific advisor, Sir David King, at the 3rd Greenpeace Business Lecture in London, UK tonight, Greenpeace International climate campaigner, Steve Sawyer said:

Government vote gives clean sweep for marine species

Press release | 12 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today congratulated delegates participating in the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES for the overwhelming support in favour of conservation of marine species, in particular commercially valuable fish.

Government of Japan: Don't empty our oceans

Press release | 11 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today held a peaceful demonstration in front of the Japanese embassy to demand that the government of Japan vote in favour of the conservation of marine species at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (1).

Fate of Orangutan and Sumatran Tiger has glimmer of hope

Press release | 8 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the world's governments to take stricter measures to control the widespread criminal trade in ramin timber from the endangered habitat of the Orang-utan and the SumatranTiger. Given the high volume of illegal...

Greenpeace continues to protest US nuclear shipment while

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 0:00

Five Greenpeace climbers have hung a 10x10m "Stop Plutonium" banner just above the entrance of the Mirabeau Tunnel - five kilometres from Cadarache - where a shipment of U.S. plutonium is due to arrive later today. Hundreds of military police and...

France under threat as US plutonium transport departs la Hague

Press release | 7 October, 2004 at 0:00

The final stage of the U.S. transport of weapons-grade plutonium started at 2:15 am today, with the departure of a heavily armed convoy from the reprocessing nuclear complex at la Hague bound for the Cadarache nuclear facility north of Marseille,...

US plutonium shipment arrives in France, increasing global nuclear weapons...

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 0:00

Despite growing public and political concern about nuclear proliferation, one of two lightly armed UK-flagged commercial nuclear cargo ship - Pacific Pintail - arrived in Cherbourg today. French nuclear company Areva have stated to the press that...

Illegal Ramin trade continues to Singapore and Malaysia:

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today revealed new evidence of the criminal smuggling of Ramin timber from Indonesia to Malaysia and Singapore and its threat on the survival of the Orang-utan and Sumatran Tiger. Greenpeace's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, is in...

Greenpeace demands Malaysian government to stop criminal Ramin trade

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today chained themselves to the gates of the Malaysian embassy demanding that country's government to take a firm public stance against the laundering and global trade of Ramin timber at the international meeting of...

Hidden Depths and Hidden Dangers In Earth's Last Wilderness

Press release | 5 October, 2004 at 0:00

The destruction of ancient marine ecosystems, giant squid, snot eels, the possible extinction of species and whole habitats crushed under giant machinery - not the latest science fiction movie, but scientific fact.

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