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Over 1 million Europeans call for a GE-free future

Blog entry by LisaV | 7 October, 2010 3 comments

Less than seven months ago, Avaaz started collecting signatures for an unprecedented EU-wide citizens’ initiative aimed at the European Commission - calling for a moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops. We thought it was...

Activists tell EU Parliament 'there is no solution for nuclear waste'

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 15:09

Two qualified Greenpeace radiation specialists and dozens of trained volunteers delivered samples of radioactive waste collected from unsecured public locations - Sellafield beach in the UK; the seabed at la Hague in France; the banks of the...

Toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 13:44

07 October 2010 - Hungary. The rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in Western Hungary caused a massive flood of toxic sludge, affecting fields, canals and seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

No Oil!

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 13:32

07 October 2010 - New Zealand. Oil-smeared people walk past the Beehive in central Wellington to protest Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee's reckless determination to dig and drill for more dirty fossil fuels while ignoring the impacts...

UPDATE: Climate negotiations from an American girl in China

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 7 October, 2010 1 comment

Tcktcktck's Paul Horsman delivers a traditional Chinese stamp to UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres to mark the wall in support of collective action against climate change. Michelle Meideros writes from Tianjin...

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