Hold the Presses is your online newsportal en brings press releases from around the world. Journalists can use it for free, although it is their responsibilty to check the news. Hold the Presses is in no way responsible for the content of the press releases, the Sender is. We hope you enjoy reading the news we bring you on this website. If a message is published that is not acceptable, we apologize. Please contact us and we will remove the message as soon as possible.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace:=?UTF-8?B?IEdyZWVucGVhY2UgcHJvdGVzdGVycyBzdG9wIGlsbGVnYWwgbG9nZ2luZyBpbiA=?==?UTF-8?B?UG9sYW5k4oCZcyBCaWHFgm93aWXFvGEgRm9yZXN0?=

Greenpeace protesters stop illegal logging in Poland's Białowieża Forest
Warsaw, 29 August 2017 - Peaceful activists from 12 European countries, brought together by Greenpeace Poland, have put themselves in the way of state-run logging machinery which is violating a July 27th EU Court of Justice interim ban on logging one of Europe's oldest forests. [1] [2] Greenpeace protesters have chained themselves to harvesters and are standing in front of other logging equipment with banners reading: "We are the forest. We are in danger". They are demanding that loggers comply with the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union and stop cutting down and removing trees from the forest. A broad coalition of environmental NGOs in Poland -- including Greenpeace...
Read more