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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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Whale vomit for Christmas?

Blog entry by Dave | December 18, 2006 1 comment

Ok, here's a weird whale story for you all, with a season whiff about it, from the New York Times: "In this season of strange presents from relatives, Dorothy Ferreira got a doozy the other day from her 82-year-old sister in Waterloo...

Let it snow... please!

Blog entry by Dave | December 18, 2006 2 comments

Seppo.net » I just got an this Christmas card via email from Finnish environmental cartoonist Seppo Leinonen writes: "The climate is changing. If it would be a normal winter, we had been skiing for about a month by now". No snow...

Paraquat: Syngenta's killer weed killer

Blog entry by brianfit | December 15, 2006 3 comments

Syngenta Board of Directors Greenpeace Switzerland is part of a coalition seeking 50,000 guilty verdicts indicting Syngenta for it's super-herbacide, Paraquat. According to Stop-Paraquat.net : Paraquat is considered the most...

Greenpeace Italy occupies ENEL

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | December 14, 2006 1 comment

Activists in Italy are occupying the chimney and roof of an Italian power plant situated in a World Heritage site which is being converted to coal. It's part of several backwards steps the Italian energy company, ENEL, is planning...

Phytoplankton and climate change part 2

Blog entry by Andrew | December 13, 2006 2 comments

Image courtesy of NASA. Someone sent me these NASA images. The top one shows change in surface temperature. The bottom, change in phytoplankton productivity. Overall, warmer surface temperatures meant less productive phytoplankton...

Green my Apple hits Amsterdam

Blog entry by tom | December 12, 2006

On Saturday, together with volunteers, I visited the 2 Apple stores in Amsterdam to spread the Green Apple message to Dutch Mac fans. Early on Saturday morning the Dutch Greenpeace office was busy with volunteers stickering 800 green...

It's not happening here, but it's happening now

Blog entry by Dave | December 12, 2006

On the back of Brian's blogging about the "mugshot" Greenpeace ad campaign , here's an amazing Amnest International poster campaign from Switzerland. Each of the posters read "It's not happening here, but it's happening now" - but...

Indonesian activist arrest

Blog entry by brianfit | December 12, 2006 1 comment

From the BBC "Day in Pictures" series, this great AFP capture of the arrest of an activist in Indonesia. The caption at the BBC doesn't mention the subject of the action (forest policy), and the strength of the photo is beyond that...

US chain stops marketing Icelandic products

Blog entry by Lisa | December 10, 2006 2 comments

Good to see that the pressure is mounting on Iceland: American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM) has decided to stop marketing Icelandic products because of Iceland resuming commercial whaling. Minister of Fisheries Einar K...

You don't need an education to save the planet

Blog entry by Lisa | December 10, 2006 4 comments

This has got to be the coolest YouTube video I've seen in a while!

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