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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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Follow the Esperanza in Google Earth

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 October, 2008

If you're still trying to picture the destinations we've been to so far and the route we're taking through Indonesia as part of the Forests For Climate tour, you can now follow the Esperanza in Google Earth. Just download this Googe...

Free the Natanz Two

Blog entry by Justin | 21 October, 2008 7 comments

As we’ve seen before, birds are the innocent victims in humankind’s push for nuclear power. Regular readers will know about the freezers at the Sellafield nuclear plant in the UK that are stuffed with seagulls shot by sharpshooters ...

Nuclear energy news for October 21 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 21 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Lynchburg News Advance: Areva looks to federal loan guarantees for new reactors ‘The fate of four power plants that would use Areva’s new nuclear reactor design...

Symposium for Sustainable Sushi

Blog entry by Dave | 20 October, 2008 2 comments

© Greenpeace/Masaya Noda Who would have thought that prominent conservationists and leading members of Japan's fishing industry could come together under the banner "Marine Reserves for Sustainable Sushi? Or that one of the speakers...

Quit Coal tour back in action - Update

Blog entry by Jess | 20 October, 2008

Yesterday, I promised you an update on the action going down as part of the Quit Coal tour in Italy. Turns out the action ended with some pretty good news. Activists stuck it out for 14 hours as they called attention to the plans...

The UK: missing its targets

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

There are very real signs that future electricity generation – along with C02 emission and energy efficiency targets - in the UK could be trouble and the country’s government only has itself to blame. First comes fresh news that the...

Passing the nuclear buck

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

The deal to allow India to begin its own nuclear ‘renaissance’ is unconventional. It also runs counter to international treaties – the country is to be given access to nuclear technology without having to sign the nuclear...

Nuclear energy news for October 20 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: China to help Pakistan build two more nuclear plants ‘Energy-hungry Pakistan said on Saturday that China had agreed to help it build two more nuclear power...

Quit Coal tour back in action

Blog entry by Jess | 19 October, 2008

An update from Quit Coal tour in Italy Very early this morning, several teams of activists from the Artic Sunrise took action at the E.ON coal power plant in Sardinia. The activists stopped two conveyor belts carrying coal into the...

Painting a bigger picture

Blog entry by Lisa | 19 October, 2008 2 comments

Inês - a volunteer from Portugal (above left - standing by for action with fellow crew members on the Arctic Sunrise) - writes about her recent experience . From day one, life aboard the Arctic Sunrise has been a roller coaster...

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