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Stop the lot

Posted by admin — 10 August 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

No New Oil


Crops uprooted in GM protest

Posted by admin — 27 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace activists removing GM crop

At 5.15am, at Lyng, Norfolk, Greenpeace volunteers participated in a peaceful direct action, decontaminating a six acre field of GM maize due to flower within the week.

With the help of a farm mower, the crop was cut off at the roots, and the maize placed in bags in order to contain the contamination. Twenty-eight people have been arrested and charged with theft and criminal damage.

BNFL launches legal blitz against protesters in France and UK

Posted by bex — 16 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments
Greenpeace - Stop PlutoniumBritish Nuclear Fuels Ltd is attempting to stifle public debate by seeking injunctions today in the United Kingdom and France to prevent Greenpeace protesting against a secret shipment of nuclear weapons-usable plutonium fuel from Europe to Japan, the environment group reported today.Two British freighters, the Pacific Pintail and Pacific Teal, are due to leave the port of Barrow in northern England imminently to underta

Norway seizes Greenpeace ship over whaling protest

Posted by admin — 15 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace - direct action to protect whales

The municipal court in Stavanger today allowed police to seize the Greenpeace vessel MV Sirius. The court charged Greenpeace with interfering with Norwegian whaling and disobeying coast-guard orders. The Sirius was arrested and towed into Stavanger on Tuesday morning after having peacefully protested against Norwegian whaling.

Greenpeace reveals French state-owned plutonium factory is illegal

Posted by admin — 13 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace - Stop Plutonium

Whalers open fire at Greenpeace boat as Norwegian Coast Guard watches

Posted by admin — 12 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace - direct action to protect whales

Greenpeace activists occupy Cherbourg cranes prior to imminent plutonium shipment

Posted by admin — 11 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Greenpeace - action against plutonium

MV Greenpeace sails from Dublin to Barrow, near Sellafield: to oppose secret plutonium fuel transport

Posted by admin — 9 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

MV Greenpeace

Greenpeace today called on the British, French and Japanese governments to ban the first shipment of plutonium fuel due to depart imminently from Europe to Japan. The international environmental organisation announced that it is sending MV Greenpeace, currently in Dublin, to Barrow, near Sellafield, where part of the deadly cargo is to be loaded. The SV Rainbow Warrior is currently travelling to Cherbourg France, where the rest of the deadly cargo will be loaded.

Collapse of whale meat market stops hunt in Norway

Posted by admin — 7 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments


Greenpeace have documented that Norway's two largest whale-meat warehouses are full, with some boxes dating back to 1986, the year when the international moratorium on commercial whaling was taking effect. Norges Rafisklag - the Norwegian wholesaler controlling the entire raw fish market in the country - asked whalers to stop providing whale meat because it has not been selling well this year.

Norwegian whalers have stopped whaling in most areas, although some are still hunting in the North Sea whaling grounds.


Eurythmics Tour for Amnesty and Greenpeace- 1999

Posted by admin — 5 July 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Eurythmics tour for Greenpeace and Amnesty

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