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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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Feet on both sides of the border

Blog entry by Jamie | 26 October, 2008

On the Esperanza, we've been sailing past and through some of the most wonderfully named parts of the world - Flores, Butu, Ceram, Halmahera and their associated seas - which for me conjure up images of trading ships at full sail,...

Lending a helping hand with a little first aid

Blog entry by Jamie | 25 October, 2008

Valeriy treats an infected leg in the Esperanza's sick bay © Greenpeace/Rante Even though we're in Indonesia to tackle big, global issues of deforestation and climate change , there's still time to help out with smaller problems as...

Finger on the nuclear button

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Are you one of those people whose power fantasies have led them to wonder what it would be like to have their finger on the nuclear button? Well, if you head over to France you might just get your chance : India's atomic safety body...

Atomic Anne Lauvergeon

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Here at Nuclear Reaction we’ve been unforgivably neglectful of one of the nuclear industry’s major players. Wherever there’s a nuclear deal to be done, you can almost guarantee that Atomic Anne Lauvergeon will be at the heart of the...

Nuclear energy news for October 24 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Business Wire: Areva: Revenue and Data for the First Nine Months of 2008 ‘The group cleared revenue of 9.1 billion euros over the first nine months of 2008, up 12...

Imagine paying someone to be a prick!

Blog entry by Lisa | 23 October, 2008 1 comment

Another coal video - this time a HILARIOUS one by our Australia-Pacific office. As an ex-child therapist I can fully appreciate the Wiggles parody! :-)

Coal is not the answer

Blog entry by Lisa | 23 October, 2008

Love this clever ad done by the Sierra Club - a parody on the pro-coal ad being used during the election coverage lately in the U.S

Government, Nuclear and lobbyists: all friends together

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008 2 comments

If you want to see just how cosy politicians, nuclear companies and lobbyists can get, just take a look at this from the UK’s Guardian newspaper . With Prime Minister Gordon Brown launching the UK’s nuclear ‘renaissance’, the nuclear...

Yet more trouble for Vermont Yankee

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Poor, accident prone Vermont Yankee continues to cause trouble. The latest incident at the nuclear power plant concerned the escape of radioactive contaminants during the refuelling of the reactor. It seems that, when workers...

Nuclear energy news for October 23 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: World Nuclear News: Nuclear decisions delayed in South Africa ‘Speculation is mounting on whether South Africa's nuclear new build program will get a chance to...

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