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Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | 14 June, 2008 at 2:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

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...

Activists demand nuclear plant closed

Feature story | 20 November, 2008 at 1:00

Sixty activists are at the Garoña nuclear power plant in Spain to demand that the Spanish government makes good on its commitment to start phasing out nuclear power plants, starting now with the immediate closure of the Garoña power plant.

Forests and climate up in smoke

Feature story | 10 October, 2007 at 2:00

Never has the threat to the world’s forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction we are highlighting how Indonesia...

From the climate defenders camp to the the funders of coal

Blog entry by Mareike | 18 June, 2008 1 comment

Sorry but my last entry didn’t show up on the website (internet doesn't always work on the ship). So I give you again an overview of the last days. When the sun rose on Monday morning I climbed into one of the inflatables from the...

Facing the pro coal villagers

Blog entry by Mareike | 15 June, 2008 4 comments

Have you ever been surrounded by 20 people shouting at you in a language you don’t understand? Quite scary. Yesterday in the early hours of the evening the pro coal chief of the village next to our camp had organized his relatives to...

Nuclear News: Environmental campaigners say Scotland turning into the world’s...

Blog entry by Justin | 12 October, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Environmental campaigners have accused the SNP of turning Scotland into the world’s ‘nuclear dustbin’. ’The allegations come as the Sunday Herald today uncovers how more than 600...

Nuclear News: Berlin warns nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 7 October, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Berlin warns nuclear industry ’BERLIN, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The German nuclear industry is expecting a revival for their power source, but not so fast, warns the new German government.

The state of debate in Slovakia‘s nuclear paradise

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2009

Slovakia is a country that claims some of the highest popularity for its nuclear power plants in Europe. That‘s certainly true among its political leaders, who are such dedicated fans of nuclear reactors that they are ready to break...

Kingsnorth Climate Camp

Image | 30 July, 2008 at 3:00

Kingsnorth Climate Camp. 100 people entered and secured an uncultivated field at Deansgate Ridge on the Hoo peninsula in Kent, only 1 km from Kingsnorth Power Station. They erected and climbed tripods to prevent police from moving them and have...

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