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Beauty and the beast

Blog entry by Lisa | 28 May, 2008 3 comments

Yesterday, having sailed across more than 1,000 nautical miles of beautiful Pacific ocean, I witnessed a very ugly and clinical marine massacre by the world's largest tuna fishing vessel. Since we left the Taiwanese longliners two...

Rockefellers to Exxon: Clean up the climate

Blog entry by Andrew | 27 May, 2008 1 comment

I was just having an argument with someone today. They said companies will never change because the people running them are afraid they'll be fired if they put anything before profits. That's the excuse you sometimes hear. "Making...

Yabba dabba two

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 27 May, 2008 3 comments

So yesterday I got to put out a press release with the headline “Flintstones and friends arrested” – happily they’ve all been released. Here’s a nice edit of our footage and vintage flintstones from EUXTV. And an update from car...

Funny quit coal editorial cartoon

Blog entry by Andrew | 27 May, 2008 2 comments

This is about a blockade the Rainbow Warrior did the Philippines that got good support from even some politicians. Our ship parked alongside a coal shipment at a power plant's dock - preventing other shipments from coming in. Being...

Flintstones arrested!

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 26 May, 2008 7 comments

So there we were with Wilma, Fred, Barney + friends taking a simple message, in a flintstones car to the European Parliament. Stop listening to the stone-age bilge of the car lobby, and start standing up for the climate. If they don’t...

Pacific engineer lets off steam!

Blog entry by Lisa | 26 May, 2008 3 comments

My name is Fred Langley Jnr. and I am from the Solomon Islands. My grand parents originated from Kiribati, China, Australia and the Solomon Islands itself and I am married with one kid. My profession is marine engineering but I am also...

Stolen whale meat: Lets shut down Japan's whaling programme!

Blog entry by Dave | 22 May, 2008 2 comments

Berlin, Germany. © Schoelzel/Greenpeace Over the last couple of days, activists have been visiting Japanese embassies in capitals around the world, demanding an end to Japan's whaling programme in the Southern Ocean, as well as for...

Greenpeace Spain in action against cluster bombs

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 22 May, 2008

(In Spanish) Greenpeace Spain drops in on the offices of a cluster bomb manufacturer. Around 90 countries are expected to sign the Ban on Cluster Munitions Treaty at a conference in Dublin, Ireland later this month. But that...

How to survive cabin fever

Blog entry by Lisa | 22 May, 2008 7 comments

Sari, our international project leader (and my occasional cabin mate), takes a break on the ship for a game of "cabin ball". Life on the Esperanza has been pretty mellow lately since we've been in transit. When we're not busy doing...

tuna tales - Pacific to Brussels

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 21 May, 2008

Hurrah! At last some good news for Pacific tuna. Eight Pacific Island nations have signed an agreement to stop foreign fishing fleets taking their tuna. Our ship the ">Esperanza has been in the Pacific for the last 7 weeks...

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