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Greenpeace

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(Environmental Science) an organization founded in 1971 that stresses the need to maintain a balance between human progress and environmental conservation. Members take active but nonviolent measures against what are regarded as threats to environmental safety, such as the dumping of nuclear waste in the sea
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Noun1.Greenpeace - an international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered speciesGreenpeace - an international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered species
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Thilo Bode, executive director of Greenpeace International, said in a press statement that the G-8's failure to implement their public commitments is "unacceptable.
This pretext was used to justify blacklisting Greenpeace International and blocking them from transferring funds to any entity in India.
The department has notified Congress of the postponement, saying it is necessary to respond to concerns that some congressional committees have raised on the issue, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, and Greenpeace International said.
Logging companies destroying ancient forests around the world and their customers should take note of what has happened here in British Columbia," says Tim Birch, a forests campaigner for Greenpeace International.
This is symptomatic of the Council's track record of giving priority to short-term political and economic considerations and their refusal to accept the urgent need to reduce fishing", said Greenpeace International fisheries campaigner, Helene Bours.
Seven of the 50 global toxic hot spots identified Monday by Greenpeace International are located in Japan, the most of any country on the list along with Britain and Australia, officials at Greenpeace Japan said Tuesday.
The call by Greenpeace International, Basel Action Network (BAN) and other nongovernmental organizations follows revelations that industrial waste imported from Taiwan and dumped outside the coastal resort of Sihanoukville in southern Cambodia late last year contains high levels of mercury that has harmed the health of villagers in the area.
Greenpeace International, a renowned global environmental organization, launched the Greenpeace toolbar to ignite activism amongst its members.
Countries now need to react to the strong call from the G20 to formally join and ratify the Paris Agreement as soon as possible, so that the Agreement can enter into force this year, said Jennifer Morgan, Executive Director of Greenpeace International.
Acting on the IB report, the home ministry had issued a directive to the Reserve Bank of India, asking it to put on hold all foreign contributions originating from Greenpeace International and Climate Works Foundation.
Greenpeace International said Japan is expected to have more than 45,000 kilograms of plutonium by around 2006-2010.
Greenpeace International staged rallies Monday outside Japanese embassies and consulates in more than 15 countries around the world to protest Japan's continued detention of four of its members, the environmental group said.