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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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No to Trident....

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 7 March, 2007 1 comment

More of a press release than a blog post, but do tell your friends... The campaign against the Governments proposed Trident Nuclear renewal will take to the Thames tomorrow (Thursday) when The Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise docked in the...

Going the extra mile (per gallon)

Blog entry by Andrew | 6 March, 2007 1 comment

There always exist those determined to push the very limits of their cars to the max. But here's a Mother Jones article about a new breed of competitors: "the hypermilers". We glide for over a mile with the engine off, past a gas...

Hugging the tree huggers

Blog entry by tom | 2 March, 2007

Every morning I have a quick browse of the news on Greenpeace and a specific search for news on Greenpeace and Apple to see what's being reported about Green my Apple . Often there's something interesting or amusing but occasionally...

Stars & Stinkers

Blog entry by brianfit | 2 March, 2007

Darren Barefoot writes: We built this little flash game for DeSmogBlog, a site dedicated to 'clearing the PR pollution that clouds the science on climate change'. They're a serious bunch, and we wanted to lighten things up. The goal...

The crew are free but the ship is not

Blog entry by Lisa | 28 February, 2007

The good news is that everyone arrested at Faslane last Friday has been released from jail. More than 20 activists spent 3 days locked up having broken bylaws while blocking the UK's nuclear submarine base for an entire day. The...

The dress rehearsal is over

Blog entry by nick | 28 February, 2007

Yesterday we launched the New Zealand version of the Energy [r]evolution report and man it's sobering reading. The standout quote is perhaps this one: It has been said that the entire history of the environmental movement has...

Nuclear Free for all - beware of Britons bearing radioactive gifts

Blog entry by brianfit | 27 February, 2007

Mike, our resident antinuclear Scotsman spotted an interesting bit of news today. Mike is a part of the Rainbow Warrior's Middle East Peace tour : "In the gulf we have the discretion to build what we want" so says Lady Barbara...

Giving up the car

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 February, 2007 1 comment

Author Iain (M) Banks has given up his car collection, and cut back to a single hybrid vehicle. He gives a brief explanation here . Reading this made me take a moment to reflect on my own experiences with ditching the car. About a...

The work goes on

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 26 February, 2007

With the Nisshin Maru seemingly en route back to Japan whaling will probably be dropping out of the headlines in the next few weeks. Meanwhile though the campaign goes on, and as you can see here there's always a lot of interest in...

Nuclear weapons base blockaded in Scotland

Blog entry by sunrise | 23 February, 2007 1 comment

By Rebecca on the Trident: We don't buy it tour I’m sitting on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. We have a flotilla of smaller Greenpeace inflatable boats at our bow – six inflatables and some canoes - and are steaming towards...

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