ARTICLES RELATING TO GREENPEACE

Turkey launches construction of first nuclear power plant

2015-04-14 15:03

Turkey has launched the construction of its first nuclear power plant, a controversial $20bn project slammed by ecologists which Ankara hopes will begin a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency.

Police break up anti-nuclear protest by Greenpeace

2015-03-09 14:15

Police in Paris have detained five Greenpeace activists after they dangled from a bridge and unfurled banners on the Seine River that call for cuts in nuclear power, the environmental group says.

Greenpeace seeks urgent meeting with Mahlobo

2015-02-26 19:43

Greenpeace director Kumi Naidoo has requested an urgent meeting with the minister of state security, following revelations by leaked documents from State Security Agency.

Greenpeace named as target in Spy Cables

2015-02-24 21:25

A routine practice among intelligence agencies to seek co-operation with agencies in other countries to curb political dissent has been exposed in secret documents leaked to Al Jazeera.

Environmentalists: Going green could keep lights on

2015-02-05 19:23

Greenpeace Africa says the government is not fast-tracking investments in renewable energy, but is instead pushing forward with unsustainable, unaffordable plans for nuclear expansion.

Greenpeace monitors Durban clean up operation

2014-12-25 16:18

Greenpeace is monitoring the clean up operation of areas affected by a major diesel spillage in Durban, the environmental advocacy group has said.

Repsol begins search for oil near Canary Islands

2014-11-19 14:16

Spanish energy firm Repsol has begun searching for oil in the waters off the Canary Islands despite objections from environmentalists and the local government.

Days of heavy air pollution blight China

2014-10-10 12:37

Days of heavy smog shrouding swathes of northern China have pushed pollution to more than 20 times safe levels, despite government promises to tackle environmental blight.

Huge worldwide support for Arctic sanctuary - poll

2014-09-05 12:58

Creating a sanctuary to protect international waters surrounding the North Pole would be supported by a huge majority of people across 30 countries, a Greenpeace poll says.

DRC urged to do more to stop illegal logging

2014-08-13 10:55

The DRC takes pride in recent steps to prevent illegal logging in its vast equatorial forests, but experts argue these measures are far from enough to stop a thriving business.

 

Greenpeace leaves Arctic drill rig after 6 day stay

2015-04-13 08:50

Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean, the organisation says.

1 000s evacuated in Argentina flooding

2015-03-05 07:43

More heavy rain has triggered thousands of evacuations and flooding across five Argentine provinces, with at least one person dead and another missing.

Greenpeace head hurt by spy claims

2015-02-26 14:02

Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo says he is not shocked to learn that South Korea had asked for information on him and called him a potential threat ahead of the G20 summit in 2010.

Environmentalist: Going green could keep lights on

2015-02-05 19:34

Greenpeace Africa says the government is not fast-tracking investments in renewable energy, but is instead pushing forward with unsustainable, unaffordable plans for nuclear expansion.

Greenpeace seeks to exclude journalists from Peru case

2015-01-21 11:15

Greenpeace says it has given prosecutors the names of four people involved in a protest for renewable energy at the country's famed Nazca Lines archaeological site, an action that sparked widespread outrage in Peru.

Japan nuclear watchdog greenlights more reactors

2014-12-17 10:16

Japan's nuclear watchdog has given the green light to restarting two more atomic reactors, days after pro-nuclear Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to election victory.

India sending 'chilling message' on environment

2014-11-10 13:58

Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a 'chilling message', the head of the lobby group says.

Drilled Arctic well strikes oil - Rosneft

2014-09-27 18:53

Russia's state-owned Rosneft says it had found oil in the Kara Sea off the north coast of Siberia in a joint drilling project with US oil giant ExxonMobil.

Eskom offers 'bucket of water' to put out fire

2014-08-21 11:26

Eskom's current pollution reduction plan is wholly inadequate and like offering one bucket of water to put out a fire, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace ship returns to warm welcome

2014-08-09 19:11

Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship has arrived home to a warm welcome in The Netherlands, almost a year after it was seized by Russia during a protest against Arctic oil drilling.

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