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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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Konin coalition against coal

Blog entry by Lisa | 18 November, 2008

Our team at the Climate Rescue Station joined 400 local people in Konin Poland to protest against a massive open coal mine.

Camping against coal

Blog entry by Lisa | 18 November, 2008

Follow Nicole, a Dutch volunteer activist, as she takes part in the 100 strong camp against coal in Rotterdam.

I arrest you in the name of E-on

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008 1 comment

Melanie, one of our climate campaigners, took part in an action against coal as a volunteer last weekend in Rotterdam. She writes... Camping in November could be considered ill advised. Camping on the coast with the wind whipping in...

Behind the scenes of the Quit Coal tour

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008

At the weekend I dragged myself out of bed and onto a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. After waiting an hour at the train station I was finally picked up by a Greenpeace volunteer with a video editor in the back seat. We drove out...

Lit up from the inside

Blog entry by Lisa | 17 November, 2008 1 comment

Leaky India: just like the rest of the nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 17 November, 2008

When India was readmitted to the club of nuclear nations this year, it promised faithfully, truly, and honestly that it wouldn’t allow nuclear proliferation. It refused to sign the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty but the rest of the...

Nuclear News for November 17th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 17 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Guardian: Storage fears over high-level nuclear waste ‘Government plans for a new generation of nuclear power plants face growing concerns the industry needs...

Palm oil giant destroying national park in Borneo

Blog entry by Jamie | 17 November, 2008

The Esperanza is now anchored in Singapore harbour and there will be a few days of ship operations - taking on supplies and fuel, doing essential maintenance, that kind of thing. But all that's happening without me. I disembarked...

Despite crisis, Japan's whaling fleet tries to sneak out of port

Blog entry by Dave | 17 November, 2008 13 comments

News just in.... Japan's whaling fleet has just slinked out of port under a cloud of financial crisis and scandal, without the elaborate parades and marching bands of previous years. This time the Nisshin Maru left the port of...

Bye bye, Tweety

Blog entry by Jamie | 16 November, 2008 6 comments

Over the next few days, as the tour winds down, people will gradually start leaving the Esperanza and making their way back home. However, the first character to get off the ship wasn't a person at all, but Tweety the helicopter who...

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