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Finland: activists enter day 2 of nuke occupation

Blog entry by brianfit | 29 May, 2007 3 comments

Greenpeace activists in Finland spent the night 80 meters in the air on a crane at a nuclear power plant under construction in Olkiluoto. The protest is a direct reaction to the quality problems at the construction site, which has lead...

Karneval der Kulturen - Berlin

Blog entry by miko | 28 May, 2007 2 comments

by Miko Alino, SG Pilipinas The unpredictable European showers were not a factor as cheers and applause from the crowd drowned the rains at the Karneval der Kulturen in Berlin last weekend. Greenpeace Youth and Solar Generation...

US harpoons G8 climate language in leaked document

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 May, 2007 2 comments

Daniel has just sent me a leaked internal document from the G8 negotiations. I don't know where he gets these and I'm not going to ask. The original is a MS Word document with track changes revealing edits by the Bush administration.

Activist murdered in Mexico

Blog entry by brianfit | 25 May, 2007 42 comments

This just in from our colleagues in Mexico: Hi all, I'm very sad to inform you that the son of one of our indigenous allies against illegal logging in the Great Water Forest [in Mexico] was murdered last week by four loggers.

Wolfowitz gone - who's next at the World Bank?

Blog entry by Andrew | 23 May, 2007 3 comments

As you've probably already heard, Paul Wolfowitz has announce he's resigning from the World Bank at the end of June. While some are still lauding his ' accomplishments ' and others pondering the man's next career move , mostly folks...

Save the Dugong!

Blog entry by brianfit | 23 May, 2007 2 comments

© Greenpeace / Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Karli, our oceans campaigner just back from leading our Southern Ocean Whale Expedition , writes: Two years ago, the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior visited Henoko in Okinawa , Japan. The...

Caterpillars and contracts: first-hand reports from the Congo rainforest

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 May, 2007

On Thursday, I found myself at Portcullis House, an imposing edifice that sits across the road from the main Houses of Parliament building in London. The occasion was a panel discussion hosted by Greenpeace and (deep breath) the ...

Migrating Human Whale

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 22 May, 2007

One thousand schoolchildren send an SOS for whale protection and launch the Migrating Human Whale Project from the shores of Loreto Bay National Marine Park in Baja, Mexico. This is the first of eight Human Whale aerial images...

Dear Exxon

Blog entry by brianfit | 22 May, 2007

Exxon announced in February that they had given up funding climate sceptics (or skeptics, for you Americans) to great fanfare. But when our researchers looked into their tax records we discovered that Exxon was in fact lying . ...

17 whale deaths every 30 minutes

Blog entry by brianfit | 21 May, 2007 19 comments

While politicians and bureaucrats talk, activists in Germany presented evidence of environmental crime at the Brandenburg Gate. They set out 17 dead whales and dolphins, which were collected in the last weeks along European coasts.

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