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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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NYT - Whaling: A Japanese obsession with American roots

Blog entry by Andrew | 14 March, 2007

That's the title of an article in today's New York Times . From the article: Historically, fishermen in coastal towns, like Taiji in southwestern Japan, hunted whales in nearby waters. But things changed after the Commodore Perry’s...

Russian forestry agency launches investigation into illegal logging

Blog entry by Jamie | 13 March, 2007

We have some good news from Russia or, at least, the potential for good news. Back in September, our Partners in Crime report revealed how Finland is importing vast quantities of timber logged illegally in neighbouring Russia.

Iran's nuclear money

Blog entry by Richard | 13 March, 2007

By Mike Townsley Money, money, money ... it makes the world go around. Iran yesterday issued a new bank note emblazoned with the standard nuclear insignia of electrons whizzing around an atomic nucleus, like New York diplomats...

How to get a job with Greenpeace

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 March, 2007 2 comments

Some hints if you are applying for a job at Greenpeace Do take the time to write a cover letter, preferably one that explains why you want the job . Working for us is a big step, if you've not thought about it properly we're not...

The Blacklist of Illegal Fishing Vessels

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 March, 2007

A while ago I wrote about how I'd been learning all about IUU fishing . That's Illegal, unregulated and unreported fisheries. It's one of the biggest threats to the world's fish stocks, which is why it's better to refer to it by the...

Kathy Sierra loves her Mac. She just wishes it came in green.

Blog entry by brianfit | 11 March, 2007

Kathy Sierra is a visionary among web and applications developers, who includes gratuitous puppy pictures in her presentations. She claims they induce a chemical response in the brains of her audience that make them pay better...

Z heads North Northwest to get to South by Southwest

Blog entry by brianfit | 10 March, 2007 2 comments

Zeina, our E-waste campaigner, writes: Two months ago like today, I was queuing at the entrance of the Moscone north in San Francisco with the rest of the APPLE aficionadas hoping to hear that Steve would be revealing the NEW...

New Austin Apple store

Blog entry by brianfit | 9 March, 2007 4 comments

Well how about that. Austin, Texas had a brand new Apple Store open up today just as some members of Team Green My Apple hit town to (hopefully) collect the SXSW Web Award for the Green my Apple website. I reckoned I should drop by...

Google News: Greenpeace to continue whaling

Blog entry by Adele | 9 March, 2007 2 comments

A little blog for my fellow nerds... Nick in New Zealand sent me this amusing link this morning. As the faithful Googlebot dutifully tried to gather up news about The Esperanza arriving in Sydney (yay!) and our intention to return...

Fishing vessel blacklist/whitelist

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 March, 2007

For years, the fisheries regulators have met at international meetings and talked about clamping down on pirate fishing industry. One of the things everyone knows is needed is a global database of suspect fishing vessels - an industry...

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