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Gerd Leipold, Activist-in-Chief, steps down next week

Blog entry by brianfit | 12 November, 2009 2 comments

Claudia Misch writes: I have the privilege to be the assistant to Gerd Leipold, who this week steps down as Executive Director and Chief Troublemaker at Greenpeace International. While nobody is surprised that Greenpeace's leader is...

How the Japanese 'Research' Whaling Programme Could Be Ended Through the Japanese...

Publication | 12 November, 2009 at 13:10

The Japanese government-funded whaling programme runs at a loss and consumes more than US$8 million annually. A government spending review may be a effective way to cut lethal whaling.

Fresh evidence of land clearance reveals APRIL's lies

Blog entry by sparkii | 12 November, 2009

Another update on the latest events at our Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia . In response to our letter that voiced concerns - both from local communities and Greenpeace itself - regarding active clearing in the Kampar...

Activists to stay until pulp & paper company APRIL commits to halt deforestation

Blog entry by sparkii | 12 November, 2009 2 comments

Bustar Maitar, campaigner at our Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia , has told pulp and paper giant APRIL that the activists will not leave the concession until the company publicly commits to halting all deforestation and peat...

Activists halt all 7 excavators in an Indonesian forest concession

Blog entry by sparkii | 12 November, 2009

Activists from our Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia have just locked down three more excavators bringing to a halt all seven of APRIL's excavators in one of the pulp and paper's concessions in the Kampar Peninsula. Earlier this...

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