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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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Journey to the center of the Earth

Blog entry by Andrew | 24 November, 2008

Just found this update from Lisa in my in box. It's her first look at the climate rescue station (perched beside a coal mine in Poland). I have arrived at the Climate Rescue Station! Sadly - Gene went home to India today. He's such a...

GMO Alert!

Blog entry by brianfit | 21 November, 2008 2 comments

Thanks to all of you that have already responded to our call to stop Gentically Modified Organisms in European Union! You've generated more than 35,000 letters so far, but only 13 days remain before the vote! EU ministers on the...

Areva: childishness as a business model

Blog entry by Justin | 21 November, 2008

Most of us know or have known small children. They’re yapping, disobedient and impatient little creatures, unable to follow the simplest instruction or defer the smallest gratification. Ask a small child to wait five minutes before he...

The return of Bataan?

Blog entry by Justin | 21 November, 2008

Regular readers of Nuclear Reaction may be familiar with the Philippine’s Bataan nuclear reactor . Taking eight years to build between 1976 and 1984, and in a deal that gave $80 million in kickbacks to the then president Ferdinand...

Nuclear News for November 21st 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 21 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Easy Bourse: First Australian Uranium Shipped To China – Minister ‘The first Australian uranium has been exported to China, with demand for the fuel likely to...

Tuna tales: a freezing Fijian reports from Korea

Blog entry by brianfit | 21 November, 2008 1 comment

Photo ©Greenpeace/Hilton Lagi Toibau posts this update from Korea: For someone coming from the tropics, not used to putting on four layers of clothes every day, and having never seen snow before, working here in Korea has been a...

Greenpeace Spain: action at Garona

Blog entry by Justin | 20 November, 2008 1 comment

© Greenpeace / Pedro Armestre Early this morning 60 Greenpeace activists have started a direct action at the Garona nuclear power plant. A container was placed at the entrance of the plant with ten Greenpeace people inside, prepared...

Greenpeace Canada: The Nuclear Industry’s Radioactive Legacy

Blog entry by Justin | 20 November, 2008

The nuclear industry has been in Port Hope Ontario for 70 years and its environmental impacts continue to divide the community. We may not hear about it often in national and international newspapers, but local groups are fighting...

Nuclear News for November 20th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 20 November, 2008 1 comment

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Nuclear Engineering International: All quiet on South African nuclear plans ‘South African state utility Eskom has again deferred the announcement of the preferred...

Amazon could be opened to even more destruction

Blog entry by Jess | 20 November, 2008 2 comments

Brazilian Congress is under the serious influence by the agribusiness sector, that much is clear. They are currently trying to change legislation that would open even more of the Amazon to be cleared. If losing the forest in the...

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