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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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Sir Edmund Hillary calls for whale protection

Blog entry by Andrew | 21 January, 2007

When someone sent me an email titled, "Hillary criticizes whaling", I immediately jumped to the conclusion it was Senator Hillary Clinton. But instead it was the the famed explorer Sir Edmund Hillary who, on what he is calling his...

We make the list: 59 Smartest Orgs Online

Blog entry by Adele | 19 January, 2007

Defending Our Oceans has garnered Greenpeace a place in the 59 Smartest Orgs online as chosen by GetActive, NetSquared and Squidoo (founded by everyone's favourite marketing guru, Seth Godin ). They say: "These are organizations...

Exxon: has Climate Criminal #1 seen the light?

Blog entry by brianfit | 18 January, 2007 2 comments

A couple years back, our intrepid Greenpeace US research team -- through their work on the ExxonSecrets website -- exposed the role that Exxon-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was playing in trying to ensure Global...

In memory of Richard Watson

Blog entry by Dave | 18 January, 2007

First posted by Tracy, over on the UK blog: Richard Ian Watson 16 January 1965 - 15 January 2007 Richard, known at "Watty" to his many friends around the world, died Monday after a two year struggle with illness. Richard...

Happy MLK Day!

Blog entry by Andrew | 15 January, 2007 1 comment

In the US this is Martian Luther King day. Aside from George Washington, King is the only American who has their own federal holiday. Though it's one of the less often mentioned ones, my favorite King quote is: It may be true...

Bad press day for Icelandic whalers

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 11 January, 2007 3 comments

Oh dear. It's being reported in the Icelandic newspaper Frettabladid that 179 tons worth of the 7 endangered fin whales that where caught last fall have been buried in a land fill. The whaling industry is claiming this is "entrails...

Seeing Steve

Blog entry by tom | 11 January, 2007

Our toxic campaigner Martin is at Macworld and reports on what Steve didn't say in his keynote address: It was a long day. Waking up at 6 AM to get to the Moscone center for the Keynote speech of Steve Jobs. But I was still getting...

The MacWorld keynote we've all been wating for

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 January, 2007 1 comment

We sliced and diced and re-voiced this version of Steve Job's keynote speech to turn it into the one we're all hoping for. Hope you enjoy. Of course I don't know what Job's is actually going to say in there. What if he commits to...

Alaskan Wildlife Refuge to get permanent protection?

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 January, 2007

Some in the new Democrat run congress in the US want to permanently ban drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge, and designate it a protected wilderness area. From Forbes : Opponents of oil drilling in an Alaskan wildlife refuge...

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