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

Blog entry by Dave | 12 December, 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 | 12 December, 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 | 10 December, 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 | 10 December, 2006 4 comments

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

Branson on Biofuels: Grist chats with everyone's favourite billionaire

Blog entry by Adele | 8 December, 2006 5 comments

[Pic of Branson © Grist. Sorry Grist, just borrowed it for your own good!] Thought you all might like to browse the interview that Grist magazine did with Richard Branson, of Virgin records/mobile phones/trains/planes/just about...

R.I.P. iPod. And Apple last in toxics race...

Blog entry by Adele | 8 December, 2006 2 comments

A few days ago we released the shiny new second edition of our Green Electronics Guide . Apple has dropped even further (both in the guide and in my esteem. Shame Apple, shame!) And just when I need to put a new iPod on my Christmas...

Queen Elizabeth goes green for Christmas

Blog entry by Jamie | 8 December, 2006 2 comments

It's the same every year - each time Christmas comes around, your shelves become littered with cards featuring bedraggled robins and mawkish fireside scenes until they go into the recycling bin. But not this year, because we've cooked...

Snore...

Blog entry by Dave | 8 December, 2006

Ok, so we were asking for this. A YouTube user called thevolleyballman has decided to "spice up" up our 'Breathe' video . Thing is, this particular breather seems to be sleeping on their back... The original 'Breathe'...

Asian Development Bank: Stop Funding Climate Change

Blog entry by Dave | 8 December, 2006 4 comments

© Greenpeace/Luis Liwanag The photo above shows activists hoisting a balloon with the message 'Stop Funding Climate Change' outside the Asian Development Bank Headquarters in Pasig City, which is east of the Philippine capital,...

Plastic plastic everywhere

Blog entry by Andrew | 8 December, 2006

A seahorse tries to camouflage inside a big plastic bag. © Danny Ocampo I caught this on the BBC last night: Microscopic particles of plastic could be poisoning the oceans, according to a British team of researchers. They...

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