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It says it’s sustainable, but the palm oil industry is still destroying the rainforest

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

All rights reserved. Credit: Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace An excavator creates a canal in Riau Province, Indonesia, despite the heavy smoke caused by the forest fires. The palm oil industry is desperate to paint itself as sustainable. Yet for the...

Hunt’s direct action on rainforest could reap carbon rewards

Blog entry by David Ritter | 6 September, 2013

© Rainforest Action Network By David Ritter, University of Western Australia Opposition environment spokesman Greg Hunt’s ambition to broker a new global rainforest recovery plan reopens an important conversation about Australia’s role in...

Hunt’s direct action on rainforest could reap carbon rewards

Blog entry by David Ritter | 6 September, 2013

© Rainforest Action Network By David Ritter, University of Western Australia Opposition environment spokesman Greg Hunt’s ambition to broker a new global rainforest recovery plan reopens an important conversation about Australia’s role in...

How community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

There is no better start to a day than waking up to good news. Especially, at a time when your hope is weakened by a near war in your neighbouring country, and by your government trying to allow your forests, national parks and protected areas to...

How community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

There is no better start to a day than waking up to good news. Especially, at a time when your hope is weakened by a near war in your neighbouring country, and by your government trying to allow your forests, national parks and protected areas to...

Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 27 August, 2013

Blogpost by Dima Litvinov - August 26, 2013 In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard...

Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 27 August, 2013

Blogpost by Dima Litvinov - August 26, 2013 In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard...

The Arctic nightmare Russian authorities don’t want you to see

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 August, 2013

Posted by Christy Ferguson – 24 August 2013 I’m on board the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, about to cross into an area of the Arctic that Russian authorities don’t want us to see. They’ve contravened international law by denying our ship...

The Arctic nightmare Russian authorities don’t want you to see

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 August, 2013

Posted by Christy Ferguson – 24 August 2013 I’m on board the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, about to cross into an area of the Arctic that Russian authorities don’t want us to see. They’ve contravened international law by denying our ship...

Whale meat shipment successfully blocked

Blog entry by aharris | 17 July, 2013

This morning, Greenpeace Germany activists boarded a ship docked in Hamburg, and prevented it from leaving with a cargo of meat from endangered fin whales. Germany doesn’t hunt whales of course. Like almost every country in the world, the German...

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