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Greenpeace gives ‘paper park’ real protection

Blog entry by Lisa | 11 August, 2009

Action update from Richard, one of our oceans campaigners Yesterday we began work to stop trawl fishing in two sensitive marine areas in Sweden , called the Lilla Middelgrund and Fladen. Given that the Swedish government and the...

How many whales once roamed the sea?

Blog entry by brianfit | 11 August, 2009 1 comment

In the late 1700s, when Captain James Cook sailed into Sydney harbour, he claimed "there were whale spouts as far as the eye could see." Callum Roberts, in his book " The Unnatural History of the Sea " gathers similar tales of teeming...

James Lovelock and Chernobyl: anecdotal versus empirical evidence

Blog entry by Justin | 10 August, 2009 1 comment

A couple of weeks ago we talked about eminent environmentalist James Lovelock and his idea for burying nuclear waste in the rainforests because… One of the striking things about places heavily contaminated by radioactive nuclides...

Placing Stones in Swedish Waters, Ledger's posthumous music video, a Greenpeace...

Blog entry by arook | 10 August, 2009

This is part of a series of short news updates beyond Greenpeace-specific news. World environmental events in a blurb: “Real Leaders Back Clean Energy” In Guadalajara, Mexico, Greenpeace let polar bears do the talking. An activist...

Nuclear News: EDF power price curb could hit UK nuclear reactor plans

Blog entry by Justin | 10 August, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: London Times: EDF power price curb could hit UK nuclear reactor plans ’Nuclear reactors that are essential for Britain’s future energy needs are in jeopardy, according to analysts,...

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