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Diego Garcia: whose homeland? whose security?

Blog entry by brianfit | 12 March, 2008 4 comments

"There are times when one tragedy, one crime, tells us how a whole system works behind its democratic facade, and helps us understand how much of the world is run for the benefit of the powerful" John Pilger - Stealing a Nation. Oct...

Tony wears his heart on his sleeve, and it looks like he'll get his WMD

Blog entry by Jamie | 15 March, 2007 1 comment

It's all been rather anti-climatic really. We didn't expect yesterday's vote to replace the UK's nuclear weapons would be defeated, so there was no surprise when Tony Blair got his way and the vote to replace Trident went through. Tony...

The crew are free but the ship is not

Blog entry by Lisa | 28 February, 2007

The good news is that everyone arrested at Faslane last Friday has been released from jail. More than 20 activists spent 3 days locked up having broken bylaws while blocking the UK's nuclear submarine base for an entire day. The...

Rainbow Warrior too dangerous to allow into Iran

Blog entry by brianfit | 19 February, 2007

Mike Townsley is aboard the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, which was just refused permission to enter Iran as part of our Middle East Peace Tour. --b We must have been close to Iran, and in the Persian Gulf: A "Coalition"...

Court-martial begins of war objector Lt. Watada

Blog entry by Andrew | 5 February, 2007 1 comment

He's not a pacifist, he's ready to serve, he doesn't even blame the Army for going after him, but as a matter of conscience he would rather do the four years in jail than go to Iraq. Every news story you read about Watada will have...

Citizens inspection of nuclear bomb making factory at Aldermaston, UK

Blog entry by Dave | 27 November, 2006

© Greenpeace Hundreds of citizen weapons inspectors - including our British colleagues - have just spent this morning patrolling through the muddy fields of England. They came from all over the UK, converging on the Atomic Weapons...

The War of the Words

Blog entry by Dave | 21 October, 2006

Just spotted this via P45 , a biting multimedia satire of the conservative armchair bloggers that have supported the invasion of Iraq and the search for the mysterious "weapons of mass destruction". The War of the Words: The Story of...

Nuke Pub Quiz - Nuclear Weapons in Europe

Blog entry by Dave | 12 October, 2006 1 comment

Email to a friend » Help get US Nuclear Weapons out of Europe »

Daily news: Port expansion plans in Spain threats coastal environment; Russian forest...

Blog entry by Emma M | 21 July, 2011

© Greenpeace/Pedro Armestre Top news: Spain’s east coast suffers from expanding infrastructure; forest fires in Russia are leaving a trail of destruction; Australian dog takes on sharks. #Oceans: Barcelona announced an ...

Daily news 21 June: Giant seahorses guard the North Sea and Family supports Kumi...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 21 June, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace activists placed wooden sea horses in the North Sea, calling for marine reserves; Kumi's daughter writes moving Father's day letter to his dad in jail; supporters have sent 16,000 emails to Indian phone company,...

Daily news 20 June: Red Carpet 11 appear in Danish court and IAEA reveals Japan...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 20 June, 2011

Top news: activists face trial for protest in Copenhagen; ‘How many centimeters is yours?’ campaign in Turkey gets 420 thousand signatures; TEPCO plans new measures to ease high temperatures inside the plant; IAEA reveals serious...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon predicts more nuclear disasters, polar bears...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 21 April, 2011

© Moritz Wustinger / Greenpeace   Top news: UN Secretary-General warns that relying on nuclear energy will demand improvements in international cooperation; lots of legal news, with environmental groups protesting against...

Hiroshima remembered

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 August, 2008

Let's never do anything like that again. OK?

Stripping down for a nuke free Middle-East

Blog entry by Andrew | 22 November, 2007 2 comments

Excerpts from the Greenpeace Mediterranean press release : The activists exposed themselves seconds before the president of Israel, Shimon Peres, started his speech in the Tel-Aviv University. Greenpeace activists opened three big...

Bush administration spending priorities

Blog entry by Andrew | 12 November, 2007 1 comment

Someone just sent me a highly amusing/depressing post about how the Bush administration is spending US taxpayer's money. I can't really sum it up here. You'll have to read the original on Daily Kos . Be sure to read all the way to...

Greenpeace at the Mirno More

Blog entry by Dave | 9 October, 2006

© Greenpeace/Ingrid Frankhauser Just been looking at photographs from the Mirno More peace fleet trip on the Greenpeace Austria website, with lots of happy faces on board a Greenpeace yacht in the Adriatic. Mirno More means...

Massive oil spill in Lebanon

Blog entry by Andrew | 27 July, 2006

This caught my eye on the Mother Jones Blog this morning: It looks like an eco-nightmare is taking place on the beaches of Lebanon. Reports coming in say beaches are being clogged with oil because five out of six oil tanks at the...

Choose the right biofuel or the orang-utan gets it

Blog entry by Jamie | 6 June, 2007

Last month in the UK, we launched a campaign with several other organisations for rigorous controls on biofuels. Governments across the EU are trying to force fuel companies to supply more biofuels and so cut carbon dioxide emissions...

TODAY: Brown blames COP-Flop on China, US; Mexican cars take a dive and Climate...

Blog entry by arook | 22 December, 2009 3 comments

This the first in a trial series Unsurprisingly, the biggest story in environment and Greenpeace news this week has been the disappointing outcome of the COP15 summit as major NGOs are turning focus on Mexico in 2010. Only US media...

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