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Celebrating 10 years of saving the Amazon Rainforest

Feature story | May 7, 2009 at 0:00

Ten years ago, we set up an office in Manaus, a city inaccessible except by boat or plane, in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, and began exposing illegal logging. Just three years later our campaign heralded the end of the illegal mahogany...

BREAKING NEWS: Finland’s under-construction OL3 reactor ‘without a proper design that...

Blog entry by Justin | May 6, 2009 6 comments

Read that headline again. Take a deep breath… Due for completion in 2012 at the earliest, the so-called state of the art and third generation OL3 European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) being built at Olkiluoto, Finland has been under...

Nuclear News: 20 month delay in groundwork for Florida nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | May 6, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: World Nuclear News: Delay in groundwork for Florida nuclear ’New nuclear power in Florida has been put back by 20 months after regulators ruled that no excavation may take place...

Problems with Olkiluoto reactor control system - full official letter

Blog entry by Justin | May 6, 2009

This leaked communication between the Finnish nuclear regulator STUK and the constructor of Olkiluoto AREVA has revealed that there are severe problems with designing the control systems of the world's largest, prototype nuclear...

Climate Change : Your taxes at work

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | May 6, 2009

Today the European Parliament adopted a €5 billion European economic recovery package, with €3.98 billion going to energy projects. Sadly most are not the kind of energy projects we'd like to see supported, the fossil fuel industry...

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