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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Protect the Bonifacio Strait!

Blog entry by Andrew | 31 July, 2008

This cool protest photo just in from our ship, the Arctic Sunrise, currently off the coast near the boarder of France and Italy. Photographer is Paul Hilton. From our press release: Activists in inflatable boats escorted the...

Putting a stop to dangerous cargo in the Mediterranean

Blog entry by Lisa | 31 July, 2008

Our ship the Arctic Sunrise is in the Mediterranean, in Italian waters. Recently our activists from the ship have been busy highlighting the threat to the Bonifacio Strait from the shipping of dangerous cargo. This part of the...

Victory for Mediterranean whales and dolphins

Blog entry by Lisa | 31 July, 2008 1 comment

A legal action taken by Greenpeace Italy against the authorisation for an offshore liquid natural gas terminal (LNG), inside a cetacean sanctuary, was successful yesterday. Our request to withdraw the authorisation has been accepted...

Columbia Journalism Review on climate experts

Blog entry by Andrew | 31 July, 2008

Excellent piece in the CJR about reporting on climate change . They argue that the nature of the story is changing from being a debate about whether it's happening to a debate about the solutions... The era of “equal time” for...

Atomic Tsars and Nuclear Napoleons

Blog entry by Justin | 31 July, 2008

Considering many former Eastern Bloc countries did their utmost to escape the control of Moscow, the likes of Bulgaria and Belarus are now working as hard to place themselves back under the capriciousness of the Kremlin. And it’s not...

Unfortunate comparison of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 31 July, 2008

What is it with the nuclear industry and their obsession with robots? They love them, the big kids. Apparently at insanely over-schedule and over-budget nuclear dump Yucca Mountain in Nevada, they’re planning to build a fleet of...

Fallout from July 31 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 31 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: World Nuclear News: Visaginas recognised with nuclear site name ‘New reactors in Lithuania would be built at a site called Visaginas, it was agreed today by...

Forest Love video gets featured on... the O'Reilly factor?

Blog entry by Juliette | 31 July, 2008 2 comments

You might have already watched our ForestLove video, as part of our campaign to ask the EU Commission to forbid the import of illegally logged timber in the EU. We hoped from the start that this video would be featured in...

Tricastin. Again.

Blog entry by Justin | 30 July, 2008

Tricastin, the accident-prone French nuclear power plant is in the news again this morning. It almost deserves a blog of its own. If the plant was a celebrity it would be Britney Spears, a person for whom there were once high hopes...

Fallout from July 30 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 30 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Wales Online: Wave hello to sea power proposals ‘THE full list of options for bringing the world’s most ambitious green electricity scheme to South Wales have been...

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