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DEFRA offices blockaded with illegal timber

Posted by admin — 19 October 2005 at 8:00am - Comments

A Greenpeace activist chained to a pallet of illegal rainforest plywood at DEFRA

Shortly after 7.30 this morning, Greenpeace volunteers blockaded the entrance to the Department for the Environment,Food and Rural Affairs DEFRA offices on London's Millbank, in protest at the tonnes of illegal timber continuing to flood into the UK from the world's last rainforests.

Greenpeace welcomes call for state-of-the-art ship recycling facility in UK

Last edited 11 November 2004 at 9:00am
11 November, 2004

On Thursday 11 November the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee will release a report calling for urgent action to eradicate the practice of UK ships being sent to India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and Turkey for disposal.

'The Ancient Forests'

Last edited 2 April 2002 at 9:00am

Greenpeace tells waste summit that incinerating rubbish has no future

Last edited 21 November 2001 at 9:00am
21 November, 2001

Greenpeace will argue for an immediate ban on new waste incinerators at the Government's 'Waste Summit', held today (21/11/01) in London. The environment group will present a policy aimed at achieving maximum possible reductions in the disposal of municipal waste and propose a new way forward in waste management involving waste reduction, re-use, recycling and composting.