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Cool farming and greenhouse gases

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | January 11, 2008

Agriculture is a major cause of global warming.  This is the key finding of “ Cool Farming ” a report published by Greenpeace and authored by Pete Smith, a Nobel Prize winning scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Greenpeace confronts whaling fleet

Feature story | January 10, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

Rare whale song captured in the Southern Ocean

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 17:00

Earlier this week, our crew on the Esperanza awoke to find themselves surrounded by at least 50 humpback whales feeding in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Leandra, our on-board scientist, captured some rare and unique underwater sounds as...

Agriculture's climate change role demands urgent action

Feature story | January 7, 2008 at 17:00

Agriculture is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and urgent changes need to be made if its role is to be changed from a carbon source to a carbon sink, according to a new report published by Greenpeace today.

Clash of the Consoles: Battle for a green future

Feature story | December 22, 2007 at 11:22

Three of the greatest heroes of the video game world have come together this December to battle for a future free of toxic chemicals. The iconic figures of Nintendo's Mario, Microsoft's Master Chief and Sony's Kratos are the lead characters in...

Generation C

Feature story | December 21, 2007 at 17:00

According to conventional wisdom (oh all right the tabloid press to be more precise) all teenagers ever think about are themselves. So it may come as a surprise that a global survey of almost 50,000 teens released today reveals that they have...

Humpbacks to be spared the harpoon -- for now

Feature story | December 20, 2007 at 17:00

The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.

Underwater investigation at Robson Bight finds diesel truck intact

Feature story | December 12, 2007 at 17:00

The underwater investigation of the wreckage at Robson Bight ecological reserve began on Wednesday with great success. Within the first hour, the pilot of the mini submarine, Jeff Heaton of Nuytco, spotted the sunken truck that was sitting...

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | December 11, 2007 at 17:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

Rainbow Warrior joins Balinese flotilla of hope for urgent climate action

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 15:07

A flotilla of fishing boats greeted the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior, as she sailed into Benoa port Bali on December 7, 2007. The fishing boats carried banners saying ‘Save Our Seas - Save Our Corals´ and ‘Climate Action Now´ urging...

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