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Olkiluto fallout: more numbers

Blog entry by Justin | 27 February, 2009

The dispute between the builders of Finland’s OL3 reactor, Areva, and its buyer, utility TVO, rumbles on. TVO are unhappy at the delay in building the plant (it’s three years behind schedule) and Areva are unhappy are what it sees as...

Nuclear News: UK Government opens bidding for nuclear sites

Blog entry by Justin | 2 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: The Guardian: Government opens bidding for nuclear sites ‘The government will this week kick off an ebay-style auction of sites on which some of Europe's largest energy companies...

Activists locked down Sinar Mas headquarters

Blog entry by Jess | 20 March, 2009

Forest destruction is now universally recognised to cause about 20 percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions. This means that cutting down trees is more destructive to the planet than the entire global transport sector. Add that to...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Jess | 27 August, 2009 4 comments

© Greenpeace/FB Anggoro An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination.

Inglourious treehuggers dam climate change!

Feature story | 3 November, 2009 at 1:00

If we told you that there was one single way to cut a fifth of global greenhouse emissions - that simply involved hugging trees - would you believe us? Probably not - but that's exactly what's required. And we've got 50 activists in the...

Market Life

Blog entry by gillo | 9 November, 2009

From Suzette, communications coordinator at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia It almost feels like a home coming. Landing back in Indonesia and then travelling into the back-blocks of Sumatra. In the last few years I’ve been...

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

February 25: Unilever blacklists deforestation palm oil company, Indonesia; China...

Blog entry by mwilson | 25 February, 2010 2 comments

This is a trial series. Decimated rainforests in Indonesia, being cleared for palm oil plantations. © Will Rose / Greenpeace Reuters reported that Unilever has told dealers not to source palm oil from the Indonesian...

March 17: Ilegal GM rice in Chinese shelves

Blog entry by Almudena | 17 March, 2010

Rice farmers from the Yunnan Province Despite that the Chinese government has not yet approved the commercial cultivation of GM rice, a Greenpeace study released on Monday found genetically modified rice in supermarkets in China ,...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a real break

Feature story | 23 March, 2010 at 1:00

Nestlé has remained relatively silent since issuing its initial statement of contract cancellations with palm oil supplier Sinar Mas. This is despite the fact that it is still receiving a barrage of complaints and criticism via its Facebook page...

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