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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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Nuclear energy news for October 7 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 7 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Reuters: Nuclear power back on German political agenda ‘Although there is no prospect Germany will build new nuclear stations, there are signs some closures could...

Greenpeace and the end of whaling in Australia

Blog entry by brianfit | 7 October, 2008 1 comment

From the history files, here's an audio account by journalist Chris Pash with ABN Newswire Australia about his book, The Last Whale : the story of how whaling was ended in Australia, and Greenpeace's role in making it happen. Pash...

UK nuclear: living up to expectations?

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2008

The UK government is desperate for a new generation of nuclear power stations. But how is the older generation doing? Not well … Six of the UK's ten nuclear stations are not operating at full capacity. Three are completely closed,...

Nuclear energy news for October 6 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 6 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Tehran Times: Ahmadinejad envisions greater Iran-Venezuela cooperation ‘Current world economic conditions have paved the way for more cooperation between Iran and...

Blacklist launched to combat pirate fishing

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 October, 2008 2 comments

After heaps of work by several dedicated people we've just launched an online database of fishing vessels involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and the companies that own them. IUU fishing – often referred...

India and Pakistan: nuclear inconsistency

Blog entry by Justin | 3 October, 2008

You can’t give one kid a lollipop without the rest of them complaining that they haven’t got one. And you know, it’s exactly the same with governments and exemptions from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). You give one country...

Nuclear energy news for October 3 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 3 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: International Herald Tribune: Venezuela, France eye nuclear energy cooperation ‘France is willing to help Venezuela develop a civilian nuclear power program, the...

Shark raving mad

Blog entry by Andrew | 3 October, 2008

Heard today from a friend of mine named Donna. Looks like she's got a new job saving sharks... Dear friends As most of you know I have been working part time with the Shark Alliance for a while now. Dolphins and seal pups may be...

Time for Greece to give up its dirty habit

Blog entry by Jess | 2 October, 2008 1 comment

Greenpeace activists used 200 floating crosses to symbolise the threat of the a new coal fired power plant to the already endangered Gulf of Korinth. The protest around the Antikyra Bay village is part of the Quit Coal tour. ...

Sony Ericsson recycled, Dell greenwash and Obama support?

Blog entry by tom | 2 October, 2008 3 comments

Last week saw a good announcement, a slippery quote and even a nice Obama quote related to greener electronics. Sony Ericsson announced a new global recycling scheme for mobile phones and a commitment to make sure every single phone...

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