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Insults and actions at the Pacific Island Forum, June was devastating for Amazon...

Blog entry by arook | 5 August, 2009 1 comment

This is part of a series of short news updates beyond Greenpeace-specific news. World environmental events in a blurb: Coal or Climate, Kevin? When Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australia’s Prime Minister in December, 2007, his...

Second coal terminal shut down in Australia

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 August, 2009

We've ramped up our action on export coal as leaders meet for the Pacific Islands Forum in Cairns . At 6.30am this morning, Greenpeace activists shut down coal loading at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Mackay, Queensland – one of the...

Australian coal export terminal shut down

Blog entry by Lisa | 5 August, 2009

Our activists in Australia shut down Abbot Point coal export terminal in Queensland yesterday - as the Pacific Islands Forum began in Cairns. They are demanding that Kevin Rudd stops expanding Australia’s coal industry and risking...

Japanese whales activists in court again

Blog entry by eoin | 5 August, 2009 1 comment

Staff and volunteers from Greenpeace Japan were in the streets of Aomori yesterday to spread the word about the whale meat scandal trial and Greenpeace's campaign to stop whaling. Two of our activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki,...

Rebranding nuclear waste fools nobody

Blog entry by Justin | 4 August, 2009

Nuclear waste has undergone an image makeover recently. Indeed, the industry is working hard to ensure that the most dangerous kind of nuclear waste isn’t even called nuclear waste any more. It’s now called ‘spent fuel’. Sounds much...

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