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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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Farewell to the palm oil boom town

Blog entry by Jamie | 15 November, 2008

After giving the Isola Corallo a farewell paint-job , we've finally taken our leave of Dumai. We did everything we set out to do (and perhaps a bit more), and we've reminded people both nationally and internationally about the...

Get a personal tour of the climate rescue station

Blog entry by Lisa | 14 November, 2008

Greenpeace Canada: Wind Power Blocked by Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Justin | 14 November, 2008

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is set to visit a wind farm in Port Alma this morning. Premier McGuinty will undoubtedly tout his government’s strides to develop wind power. What Premier McGuinty won’t mention, however, is the cap...

Nuclear News for November 14th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 14 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Beaumont Enterprise: Silkwood, labor pioneer, to be honored 34 years after her death ‘If things had been different, Karen Silkwood would have kept that appointment...

Climate Rescue Station - construction and launch

Blog entry by Lisa | 14 November, 2008

Tug of war

Blog entry by Jamie | 14 November, 2008

I had thought that, after the Esperanza nipped into the berth reserved for the Isola Corallo this morning, we'd have some time to rest (and, in my case, a long shower) and prepare for the inevitable visit by the authorities. It...

NEW! Climate rescue weblog

Blog entry by Lisa | 14 November, 2008 1 comment

We've just launched a climate rescue station next to a coal mine in Poland. Previously we were using for political updates for last year's UN climate talks in Bali. This year we're back again with a...

Greenpeace ship moves in to block more palm oil tankers

Blog entry by Jamie | 14 November, 2008

Apologies for not posting an update yesterday. The anchor chain of the Isola Corallo has been occupied ever since Wednesday night, and still is, but we've been waiting for another opportunity to present itself. Finally, after long...

Anti-nuclear activism: jellyfish stand up to be counted

Blog entry by Justin | 13 November, 2008 1 comment

Well, they’re not standing up exactly, being jellyfish, but they’re certainly being counted. Late last month, the staff at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California found out just what happens when jellyfish attack … 'An...

Roadkill and breathtaking idiocy

Blog entry by Lisa | 13 November, 2008

The Climate Rescue Station was built by Greenpeace volunteers and activists who worked constantly over 4 days to get it up and running Gene Hashmi is the Communications Director for Greenpeace in India. He is currently at our...

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