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Nuclear News: Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant to generate electricity from mid-summer

Blog entry by Justin | 7 April, 2009

View Larger Map Click on the lines to see the international nuclear connections Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: China View: Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant to generate electricity from mid-summer Iran's...

Livestock Farm in Brazil

Image | 7 April, 2009 at 16:50

01 June - Brazil. Cattle from the Amazon heading to a slaughterhouse in Mato Grosso. The cattle industry is the largest source of deforestation in the world and Brazil’s main source of CO2 emissions. Read more .

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 7 April, 2009

1989 Norwegian Sea, 180 kilometres south-east of Bear Island: The nuclear submarine 'Komsomolets' sinks after a fire. Forty-two men died.

Sinar Mas photo 1

Image | 7 April, 2009 at 13:00

For several years, Greenpeace has been monitoring the activities of the giant Sinar Mas group in Indonesia, as it expands its palm oil and pulp and paper empires into the country's remaining rainforests and peatlands (© Beltrá/Greenpeace)

Bayer's Double Trouble

Publication | 6 April, 2009 at 18:02

Bayer's genetically engineered (GE) rice - designed to be tolerant of the herbicide glufosinate - will lead to increased use of herbicides, and threatens non-GE varieties with contamination and farmers with economic insecurity.

Bayer Report Image

Image | 6 April, 2009 at 17:57

Bayer Report Image

Quote of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 6 April, 2009

‘I have about the same interest in listening to the CEO of AREVA discuss nonproliferation as I have in hearing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s opinions about combating anti-semitism.’ Dr Jeffrey Lewis at Arms Control Wonk

Nuclear News: U.N. Security Council fails to agree on North Korea reaction

Blog entry by Justin | 6 April, 2009

View Larger Map Click on the lines to see the international nuclear connections Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Los Angeles Time: U.N. Security Council fails to agree on North Korea reaction ‘A U.S.-led...

Lead change on the climate

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 6 April, 2009 1 comment

Take a look at this picture in der Spiegel , one of Germany's biggest magazines. Our activist was only fifty meters away from Obama, as you can see here. Read the full story of the action here .

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 6 April, 2009

1993 Russia, Siberian Chemical Combine at Seversk (formerly Tomsk-7): A major accident at a plutonium extraction facility leads to widespread contamination of site and surrounding areas.

Greenpeace Urges Obama: “Save Our Climate For Peace In The Middle East”

Press release | 6 April, 2009 at 13:57

Greenpeace hung banners displaying an image of President Barack Obama and the message “Save the climate for peace” in English, Turkish and Arabic from the 64 meter high Bosphorus bridge which links Europe and Asia: the message is that peace in...

Video: burning ice: methane vents in Siberia

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 6 April, 2009

More about the science of other Greenhouse gasses here . Become a climate activist here.

To leaders the EU-US Summit saying: "Bail out the climate!"

Image | 5 April, 2009 at 15:56

Six Greenpeace activists unfurled a huge banner with a message adressed to leaders the EU-US Summit saying: "Bail out the climate!".

Obama offers a chance for climate action

Press release | 5 April, 2009 at 14:45

As US President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of thousands in Prague, Greenpeace activists unveiled a banner urging him to “lead the change on climate”, a challenge Obama accepted in his speech [1]. At the same time Six Greenpeace activists...

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 5 April, 2009 2 comments

1968 USSR, Mayak nuclear complex near Chelyabinsk: a criticality accident during an experiment results in two deaths.

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