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Our weblogs from around the world. Making waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news. Nuclear reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, Cool IT provides updates from our IT industry climate campaign, and the Climate rescue weblog focuses on all things climate.

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Nuclear Free for all - beware of Britons bearing radioactive gifts

Blog entry by brianfit | February 27, 2007

Mike, our resident antinuclear Scotsman spotted an interesting bit of news today. Mike is a part of the Rainbow Warrior's Middle East Peace tour : "In the gulf we have the discretion to build what we want" so says Lady Barbara...

Giving up the car

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | February 27, 2007 1 comment

Author Iain (M) Banks has given up his car collection, and cut back to a single hybrid vehicle. He gives a brief explanation here . Reading this made me take a moment to reflect on my own experiences with ditching the car. About a...

The work goes on

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | February 26, 2007

With the Nisshin Maru seemingly en route back to Japan whaling will probably be dropping out of the headlines in the next few weeks. Meanwhile though the campaign goes on, and as you can see here there's always a lot of interest in...

Nuclear weapons base blockaded in Scotland

Blog entry by sunrise | February 23, 2007 1 comment

By Rebecca on the Trident: We don't buy it tour I’m sitting on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. We have a flotilla of smaller Greenpeace inflatable boats at our bow – six inflatables and some canoes - and are steaming towards...

Warhol and whales

Blog entry by Richard | February 22, 2007

So today is the 20th anniversary of the death of pop culture artist Andy Warhol. The celebrated artist died unexpectedly on this day in 1987 after undergoing a gall bladder operation. As a tribute to the artist and in keeping with our...

Earth, Fire, Ice...and clingfilm

Blog entry by Adele | February 21, 2007

A shameless plug now for a friend of mine who braved London's Milennium Bridge wrapped in cling film to promote his new campaign against global warming. Earth Fire Ice co-founders Sean Cornwell and Ed Stumpf have set off to compete...

Three times a loser

Blog entry by Richard | February 21, 2007

For the third time, European Environment Ministers have blocked a European Commission (EC) proposal to force member countries to accept the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops on their soil. This time it was Hungary who...

Bright idea? Australia bans incandescent bulbs

Blog entry by Adele | February 20, 2007

At last something nice to say about Australia and climate (and I'm not talking about the sunny summer that has seen my dad's garden go brown because of water restrictions). Australia has banned incandescent light bulbs as of 2010, and...

The Infinite Loop response that never was

Blog entry by tom | February 20, 2007

For our Green my Apple campaign I've been watching the online buzz on blogs about the campaign closely. An influential blog on Apple is Infinite Loop . Back at the start of January, Infinite Loop ran an article claiming that "EPA...

Rainbow Warrior too dangerous to allow into Iran

Blog entry by brianfit | February 19, 2007

Mike Townsley is aboard the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, which was just refused permission to enter Iran as part of our Middle East Peace Tour. --b We must have been close to Iran, and in the Persian Gulf: A "Coalition"...

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