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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...

Nuclear News: leading Democratic Republic of Congo human rights defender arrested...

Blog entry by Justin | 4 August, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Liberian Times: Leading Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Human Rights Defender Arrested ’A prominent human rights defender has been detained as prisoner of conscience since 24 July...

When is an independent energy and environment consultant not an independent energy...

Blog entry by Justin | 3 August, 2009

When he works for British Energy. Here’s Jon Coniam writing for Energetika.NET (free subscription required) – ‘the leading Slovenian provider of energy business news covering South Eastern Europe’ – where he responds to an article...

Nuclear News: Soviet-Era Uranium Waste Sites Now Threaten Central Asia

Blog entry by Justin | 3 August, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Ferghana.ru: Soviet-Era Uranium Waste Sites Now Threaten Central Asia ’Storage sites for uranium tailings that were built in Soviet times in Tajikistan are now leaking radiation into...

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