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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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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...

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 | 15 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...

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