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"Tokyo Two" picket at the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok

Image | 19 March, 2009 at 12:22

Greenpeace activists peacefully picket at the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok demanding a fair trial for Greenpeace Japan staff members Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the “Tokyo Two”.

A delegation from Greenpeace asks for uncensored documents

Image | 19 March, 2009 at 12:19

A delegation from Greenpeace today lodged a formal appeal with the Fisheries Agency of Japan requesting the release of uncensored documents relating to the sale of whale meat by the Institute of Cetacean Research, in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday 19th...

Japanese Whaling: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Feature story | 19 March, 2009 at 0:00

We have lodged an appeal against Japanese government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored documentation of whale meat sales.Previously we obtained these documents through a 2008 Freedom of Information...

Greenpeace activists dance the tango

Image | 19 March, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists dance the tango, dressed in traditional tango clothes but with a detail of typical prisoners caps, in front of the Japanese Garden in Buenos Aires in support of Greenpeace the “Tokyo Two”.

Activists in support of the "Tokyo Two"

Image | 19 March, 2009 at 0:00

Activists stand in support of Junichi and Toru at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C., March 19, 2009. The Greenpeace anti-whaling activists face trial charged with theft after exposing the scandalous blackmarket sale of whale meat from...

Global Actions for the Tokyo 2

Slideshow | 18 March, 2009

Turkish Greenpeace climbers place the spotlight back on nuclear

Blog entry by Justin | 18 March, 2009

Eight Greenpeace activists climbed a skyscraper in Kızılay Square in central Ankara, one of Turkey’s highest buildings, yesterday to unfurl banners calling on the Turkish government to ‘Quit (Nuclear) in Time´. On the ground, other...

365 reasons to oppose nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 18 March, 2009

1961 in the USSR, Siberian Chemical Combine at Seversk (formerly Tomsk-7): Self-catalysed reaction between organic liquid and concentrated nitric acid results in explosion.

Nuclear News: Chernobyl 'shows insect decline'

Blog entry by Justin | 18 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: BBC: Chernobyl 'shows insect decline' ‘Two decades after the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, radiation is still causing a reduction in the numbers of insects and...

The Philippine Rice Terraces declared a GMO-free zone

Image | 18 March, 2009 at 13:34

The iconic Philippine rice Terraces, a UNESCO Living Cultural Heritage site, was declared a genetically-modified organism (GMO) free zone. Greenpeace volunteers together with local guides unfurled a giant banner with the words "GMO-FREE ZONE" at...

Twitter live panel feedback

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 18 March, 2009

I liked this. The "Using Mobile Phones for Good" panel at tech conference SXSW in Austin put the audience twitter stream live on the screen in the panel room. The panel was primarily about how UNICEF is partnering with Mobile...

"Hands off our rice!"

Feature story | 18 March, 2009 at 0:00

The iconic Philippine rice terraces in Ifugao, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have been declared a 'GMO - Free Zone'. And the first 'rice art' was planted in Thailand as a symbol of solidarity against genetically modified rice.

Junichi Sato

Image | 18 March, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace Japan Whales Campaign Coordinator, Junichi Sato, presents a document on whale meat sales from the Fisheries Agency of Japan.

Gordon Brown’s mixed message

Blog entry by Justin | 17 March, 2009 1 comment

So the UK’s Prime Minister this morning called for a ‘ global nuclear bargain for our times ’. We like the use of the word ‘bargain’. Since when were the costs of nuclear power a 'bargain'? Here’s no less a figure than Al Gore on the...

The fault in the plan of deep, deep geological storage

Blog entry by Justin | 17 March, 2009

Look, we love technology and science fiction here at Nuclear Reaction – the Aerolatte and Star Wars changed our lives. But when we look at some of the increasingly outlandish suggestions for disposing of nuclear waste, even we have...

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