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Massive oil spill in Lebanon

Blog entry by Andrew | July 27, 2006

This caught my eye on the Mother Jones Blog this morning: It looks like an eco-nightmare is taking place on the beaches of Lebanon. Reports coming in say beaches are being clogged with oil because five out of six oil tanks at the...

GE Maps censored by French Court

Feature story | July 27, 2006 at 0:00

If you fly over the south of France you might be tempted to believe that aliens have landed with a huge crop circle appearing in a field of maize. But the aliens aren't from a distant galaxy; it's Genetically Engineered (GE) maize from the...

Activist harassed for taking water samples

Blog entry by Andrew | July 26, 2006

Today a Greenpeace Philippines employee named David Andrade, his boat driver and his guide were illegally detained and searched by police while taking water samples downstream from a the Lafayette mining operation on Rapu Rapu island. ...

Futurama take on Global Warming

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | July 26, 2006 1 comment

Now why didn't we think of this????

Cyberactivists help save Amazon Rainforest

Blog entry by Lisa | July 26, 2006 1 comment

After a lot of pressure from Greenpeace supporters who sent e.mails and letters, McDonald's has decided not use to chickens that have been fed on soy grown in the deforested areas of the Amazon rainforest . Well this is really great...

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