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Slideshow | 11 July, 2012

Greenpeace challenges US approval for Shell's Arctic oil drilling

Blog entry by Travis Nichols | 11 July, 2012 9 comments

Greenpeace and a coalition of environmental groups were due to file a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the U.S. government’s approval of Shell’s spill response plan in the Arctic. The suit alleges that Shell’s plan has not met the ...

Indonesia leading the way in KFC’s response to deforestation

Blog entry by Rolf Skar | 10 July, 2012 5 comments

Still no news from KFC headquarters in the US despite the fact it’s been seven weeks since Greenpeace International exposed the company’s links to rainforest deforestation. But while KFC bosses in Kentucky remain silent on whether...

Remembering the Warrior

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | 10 July, 2012 9 comments

Today is the 27th anniversary of the 1985 bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by French secret service agents here in Auckland harbour. That is a long time ago now, but every year at this time I am reminded in crystal clear detail of...

Discovering the Arctic, for a cause

Blog entry by Yvette Sena Blankson and Miryam Justo | 10 July, 2012 7 comments

Far away from their homes in Peru and Ghana, Girl Scout Miryam Justo and Girl Guide Yvette Sena Blankson spent a week on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, travelling to the edge of the Arctic sea ice in support of the Save...

Crew on the Arctic Sunrise

Slideshow | 10 July, 2012

Tug of war dominates Panama whaling summit

Blog entry by John Frizell | 6 July, 2012

Seen from the observer seats in this huge echoing hall, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting in Panama was like a tug of war in slow motion as the voting blocs surged back and forth. The struggle was for the...

IWC summit delivers promise for increased whaling, too little for whale conservation

Press release | 6 July, 2012 at 23:30

Panama, July 6, 2012 – As the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) closes in Panama City, Greenpeace International whales campaign coordinator John Frizell delivered the following statement:

Japanese citizens take their nuclear fight to court

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 6 July, 2012 4 comments

With the first nuclear reactor to be restarted in Japan after the 2011 Fukushima disaster to begin producing electricity soon, it’s clear the country’s government has decided to step back into the dangerous past rather than race into a...

The Arctic matters to us all

Blog entry by Xiaoning Shen | 6 July, 2012 1 comment

It took 30 hours of flights and another 30 hours on the Arctic Sunrise to get here. That is a lot of travelling – but there is a story unfolding up here, on top of the world, so important that I had to go and witness it in person.

Herakles Farms and how a US agri-corporation sparked anger in Africa

Blog entry by Filip Verbelen | 6 July, 2012 3 comments

Palm oil is the world’s cheapest edible oil and a key ingredient in some biofuels. Global demand is booming and agri-corporations are grabbing large swathes of land to expand palm oil production in a new frontier: Africa. One of...

The emerging power of Japan’s ‘Hydrangea’ revolution

Feature story | 6 July, 2012 at 8:34

Like the flower it has been named after, a budding civil movement is emerging and taking root in Japan to protest against the government’s decision to restart the Ohi nuclear plant.

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