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  Learn more about Greenpeace in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Greenpeace continues to enjoy attention and some notoriety from the world intelligence community due to its involvement in sensitive topics such as nuclear power, freedom of the seas and nuclear weapons testing.
Greenpeace defines an "Open Campaign" as an activist effort that is transparent down to the merest tactical details, although there may be some situations where some of these are hidden to provide some advantages prior to the fact.
Greenpeace modelled its open campaigns after Winston Churchill's free press based strategy in WWII, which assumed that propaganda techniques not instinctually employed by journalism "on your side" on a more or less voluntary basis (via cultural bias), was ineffective or counter-productive, in that it simply will not be believed.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /g/gr/greenpeace.html   (1029 words)

 Greenpeace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greenpeace is known for its use of campaigns to stop atmospheric and underground nuclear testing as well as bring an end to high seas whaling.
Greenpeace uses direct action to attract attention to particular environmental causes, whether by placing themselves between the whaler's harpoon and their prey, or by invading nuclear facilities dressed as barrels of radioactive waste.
Greenpeace admitted that its claims that the Spar contained 5000 tonnes of oil were inaccurate and apologised to Shell on September 5.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greenpeace   (4434 words)

 Say no to war | Greenpeace International
Greenpeace found unsecured uranium yellowcake and other radiological sources near schools and in the houses of local residents.
This study by Wise-Paris and commissioned by Greenpeace, throws light on the scale of the transport of plutonium in France's nuclear industry, an activity involving quantities of high-risk materials often unknown to the public.
Greenpeace believes that the Security Council must face up to its responsibilities: first and foremost its responsibility to uphold the UN Charter on behalf of all humankind.
nowar.greenpeace.org   (1870 words)

 Shipbreaking Site English
Greenpeace is calling on the European Union to end the lack of transparency in shipping and to develop a definitive and consolidated list of single-hull oil tankers that are subject to the phase-out regulations.
Greenpeace calls upon the owners of the Fjord Champion and the Norwegian environmental minister to take their responsibilities and to fulfill their legal obligations to decommission the ship under the provision of the Basel Convention.Read more on Europe banning single hull oil tankers.
Greenpeace is calling on the European Union, which is responsible for one-third of such tankers, to take urgent action to protect human health and the environment in the world's shipbreaking yards.
www.greenpeaceweb.org /shipbreak   (7182 words)

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Greenpeace has launched the protest to expose the thirty year old practice of illegally transporting and dumping nuclear wastes produced in Europe in shipped to Russia.
The Chalon action and the Wise-Paris report were the first phases of a Greenpeace campaign to uncover and shed light upon the plutonium traffic in France and inform everyone concerned of the dangers that the plutonium industry is exposing them to, without their knowledge.
The objective of this unit, composed of "Greenpeace inspectors", is to continue to investigate the ultra-secret plutonium traffic criss-crossing France.
www.greenpeace.fr /stop-plutonium/en/index_en.php3   (870 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : Statement - Greenpeace, NSA Lawsuit Client
In the past several years, Greenpeace has been a staunch critic of the Bush administration’s environmental policies, and has engaged in peaceful protest and civil disobedience to challenge these policies.
In 2002, Greenpeace protesters chained themselves to gas pumps at ExxonMobil stations in New York and Los Angeles, carrying banners that called on the Bush administration to stop favoring the oil industry over the environment.
Greenpeace’s telephone calls, e-mails and other Internet communications with individuals and organizations abroad are vital to our goal of addressing environmental problems of global magnitude.
www.aclu.org /safefree/nsaspying/23494res20060116.html   (467 words)

 Greenpeace European Unit | Forests
Greenpeace campaigns for the creation of a global network of protected forest areas, and for legislation to prohibit illegal and unsustainable timber imports, so as to make companies accountable for their operations and support timber-producing countries by promoting sustainable forest management and policy reform.
Greenpeace calls on UK Government to seize rainforest shipment and stop illegal timber trade on the day that a rainforest cargo is escorted into the UK under huge police protection.
Greenpeace calls on the EU to act after activists found illegally logged wood in the timber yard of Hupkes, a Dutch company, in Dieren (near Arnhem).
eu.greenpeace.org /issues/forests.html   (957 words)

Greenpeace started its protest against 'Cementa' yesterday when activists took plastic waste from the plant and put it onboard the organisations vessel, MV Greenpeace, that is docked near the plant.
The MV Greenpeace is currently touring the Baltic to expose the sources of persistent organic pollutants in the region.
Greenpeace activists have been occupying the company's incinerator stack and blocking the conveyor belt that carries plastic waste to the kiln for the past 48 hours to protest against the company's policy of burning waste.
www.cank.org.uk /Greenpeace.html   (6431 words)

 Greenpeace - Green Charity - Donate to Greenpeace
Greenpeace made a highly visible start to 2006 when they were all over the news for their daring attempts to thwart a japanese whaling fleet near the coast of New Zealand.
Greenpeace are focussing much of their campaigning effort to stop the mass deforestation happening around the world.
Greenpeace are working extremely hard to combat climate change and carbon emissions.
www.greencharity.org.uk   (264 words)

 Greenpeace - SourceWatch
Greenpeace was founded in 1971 following a group of activists sailing an old fishing boat, the Phyllis Cormack, from Vancouver towards the island of Amchitka, Alaska in protest against proposed US underground nuclear testing.
Greenpeace does not seek or accept funding from governments, corporations or political parties or any other source that could compromise its aims and objectives, its independence or its integrity.
Though there does not seem to be any information about the foundations that give them money on their website, the financial breakdown from 2001 (http://archive.greenpeace.org/Annualreport_2001/independence1.html) for Greenpeace international alone indicates that 118m of 143m came from individuals with 3.9m from foundations, 4.2m from major donors and 4.4m other income.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Greenpeace   (474 words)

 U.S. takes hard line on Greenpeace - Environment - MSNBC.com
Greenpeace's April 12, 2002, protest against the APL Jade led to the current criminal case.
Greenpeace believed the APL Jade was carrying mahogany that had been illegally cut in Brazil.
Later, says Greenpeace’s Wetterer, it was clear that the Justice Department had launched a separate federal grand jury investigation, which led to the criminal indictment in July of this year.
msnbc.msn.com /id/3475218   (1438 words)

 ENG302 Class Project Greenpeace Web Page
In Greenpeace home page there are a lot of information and articles about the organization and activity to protect the earth from environment disasters.
Greenpeace nuclear page has the information about nuclear accident nuclear waste and nuclear test program with the description of Greenpeace campaigns.
Greenpeace atmosphere page is for global warming and climate change and ozone campaigns.
mason.gmu.edu /~skahng   (677 words)

 Greenpeace busted on environmental law - Environment - MSNBC.com
Greenpeace spokeswoman Carol Gregory said Thursday she did not know charges had been filed.
She said the matter was an oversight and the proper forms were filed as soon as it was discovered.
Greenpeace activists unfurled this banner after scaling a 700-foot smokestack at the Hatfield's Ferry power plant last month in Masontown, Penn.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5496588   (638 words)

 Protesters wary of new tactic by feds / Obscure 1872 law cited in case against Greenpeace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The sign-hangers and four other Greenpeace activists pleaded no contest last year to misdemeanor charges and were sentenced to time served.
If convicted of conspiring to illegally board a ship, Greenpeace could be sentenced to five years' probation and a $10,000 fine, and be required to allow federal probation officers to oversee certain parts of its organization.
On April 12, 2002, two Greenpeace activists boarded the APL-Jade as it entered the Port of Miami-Dade, believing it was carrying 70 tons of mahogany illegally imported from the Amazon.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/12/30/MNG1640F501.DTL   (1181 words)

 Wired News: Greenpeace: We're No Mongerers!
Greenpeace will also ask for additional discovery on the grounds of selective prosecution, questioning why it is the only organization charged under this law, he added.
He said Greenpeace decided to request a jury trial after the Justice Department asked that the case be heard only by a judge, arguing that it was not important enough to warrant the expense of a jury.
However, when Greenpeace produced evidence that the ship unloaded mahogany at its next port of call in Charleston, South Carolina, a new set of discovery documents was filed that had no reference to the wood, Greenpeace said.
www.wired.com /news/politics/0,1283,61558,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1   (794 words)

 Greenpeace - Stop Star Wars
Two more Greenpeace activists walk free from court in Los Angeles, after pleading guilty to conspiring to trespass at a military installation, during a peaceful protest against the Star Wars missile defence programme last July.
Greenpeace called today's eighth scheduled Star Wars test “another kick in the teeth for arms control” at the end of a week that revealed the Bush administration’s highly controversial new nuclear weapons policy.
Greenpeace launches its Greenland dog sled tour as part of their campaign against US plans to use the Thule radar site on Greenland as part of the Star Wars system.
www.stopstarwars.org /html/intro.html   (1105 words)

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Greenpeace took the samples on 13 August during its Clean Elbe tour.
Samples taken by Greenpeace in 1998 and 1999 showed that after the installation of a biological sewage treatment plant, the concentration of some of the substances was reduced to a tenth of their former values.
Greenpeace activists traveled between 13 and 20 August over the Elbe in three inflatable boats from Pardubice to Usti nad Labem and took samples from water and sediment of the Elbe River.
www.greenpeace.cz /zpravy.shtml?x=146453   (692 words)

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During the ensuing years, Greenpeace conducted sustained attacks on the whaling and fishing industries, whose practices it claimed were decimating populations of those creatures.
Greenpeace is a member organization of the United For Peace and Justice antiwar coalition, the
disclosing that Greenpeace uses its Greenpeace Fund, a tax-exempt entity debarred from engaging in political advocacy and lobbying by the IRS tax code, to illegally direct funds to Greenpeace Inc., a tax-exempt organization permitted to engage in lobbying and advocacy but not to accept tax-deductible funds.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /groupProfile.asp?grpid=7222   (970 words)

 Chronology, the Founding of Greenpeace - Greenpeace History - Resources - RexWeyler.com
The Peace News group’s “History of Greenpeace (London)”;, including the implication that the group coined the name in 1971, is not documented and is not supported by the historic record.
A group in Hawaii currently calls itself the “Greenpeace Foundation,” and claims to be “The oldest and original 'greenpeace' in the USA.” In fact, the first Greenpeace entity in the US was Greenpeace San Francisco, founded in 1975, followed by groups in Seattle, Portland, Denver, and elsewhere.
The original Greenpeace Foundation became Greenpeace Canada in 1979 upon the creation of Greenpeace International, a lineage unambiguously reflected in the historic record.
www.rexweyler.com /resources/green_chronfound.html   (2536 words)

Greenpeace spokesperson Wendy Albright explaining how the group now opposes everything, including the use of color.
The new directive took effect immediately after midnight, as the famous Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior was ordered to oppose the first thing available, which turned out to be Barbados.
At a press conference late this morning, Greenpeace spokesperson Wendy Albright explained the group's new stance and fielded questions from reporters.
www.satirewire.com /news/june02/greenpeace.shtml   (357 words)

 Ocean Defenders - the weblog
Greenpeace photographer Gavin Newman has captured how marine pollution has already destroyed what was once alive and beautiful.
When we met this morning at the harbour with the local Greenpeace activists the problem was obvious before we could even see it: rubbish, rubbish and more rubbish, simply thrown into the water.
A serious-looking Hawksbill turtle staring at the observer, two friendly shining-orange clown fish swimming by, local fishermen bringing out their traditional "sudsud" nets in the evening dusk - the sea of the Philippines is a paradise you just want to dive in and never return to the surface.
weblog.greenpeace.org /oceandefenders   (2393 words)

 Did Ashcroft go too far in Greenpeace indictment?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At least this AG is closer to the correct targets then Reno and her crusade against a Bible study group that happened to have guns on the premises and an evil "white separtist" who just wanted to live in the backwoods and be left alone.
Much as Greenpeace has tried to cover up, with the help of sympathetic journalists, its Soviet links, it is a matter of public record that during the 1980s the Soviets helped Greenpeace raise funds in return for which it helped the Soviets plan propaganda campaigns.
Greenpeace is also in bed with the CCR (Centre for Constitutional Rights) which was co-founded by pro-Soviet lawyers William Kuntsler and Arthur Kinoy.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1014672/posts   (2809 words)

 Greenpeace European Unit | Chemicals
In recent years, Greenpeace has conducted research that shows hazardous chemicals are now out of control in the environment, present in household products, electronic goods and children clothes, and detectable in house dust, rain water, food and, ultimately, our own bodies.
Greenpeace argues that when a safer chemical or technology is available at a reasonable cost, the chemical industry should not be allowed to impose the threat of a hazardous substance on its workforce, the public or the environment.
Greenpeace, the EEB and Friends of the Earth welcome new figures about the cost of the proposed new chemicals policy (REACH) presented today by the Commission.
www.greenpeace.eu /issues/chem.html   (2123 words)

Greenpeace activists use their media and internet capabilities to denounce their targets and bring pressure using opinionated claims.
Greenpeace activists negotiate with the target, usually a large corporation, either directly or through a public relations agency that employs or contracts with Greenpeace activists.
Greenpeace tactics are covered in depth in Nick Nichols' book, Rules for Corporate Warriors: How to Fight and Survive Attack Group Shakedowns.
www.undueinfluence.com /greenpeace.htm   (879 words)

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