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Defending the deep with Fat Freddy's Drop

Blog entry by nick | September 13, 2006

Fat Freddy's Drop keyboard player Dobie Blaze and trombone player Ho-Pepa check out an arm piece of a colossal squid - the largest squid in the world. © Phil Freeman 2006 New Zealand band Fat Freddy's Drop has got in behind the...

Crikey! Leave them rays alone

Blog entry by Andrew | September 12, 2006

The BBC reports that Steve Irwin fans may be engaging in 'revenge attacks' against stingrays: Dead stingrays with their tails cut off have been found in Australia, sparking concern that fans of naturalist Steve Irwin may be...

Greenpeace comes down hard on dangerous dildos

Blog entry by brianfit | September 11, 2006 2 comments

Such was the headline in one online story about the news from our Dutch colleagues , who have found high levels of gender-bending phthalates in sex toys sold in the Netherlands. Seven out of eight sex toys sampled, including dildos...

Light Rail Making a Comeback in the USA?

Blog entry by Dave | September 8, 2006

I've a habit, when travelling, to sink myself into a copy of The Economist . Hardly holiday reading, I know. This rather interesting article about the growth of light rail systems in the USA appeared in the current issue - but, as the...

Al Gore at the MTV music awards

Blog entry by Lisa | September 1, 2006

Glad to see that even MTV is ringing environmental alarm bells!

Daryl Hanna has a vlog

Blog entry by Andrew | August 29, 2006

It's an eco-focused video blog . Looks pretty professional, but in a friendly way. Basically, it looks like she travels around doing cools stuff and make video blogs about things that are important to her. Lots of animal rights...

Americans fight against dirty power

Blog entry by Lisa | August 28, 2006 1 comment

© Greenpeace I was shocked to read an article in Grist about plans for the expansion of power generation using coal in the U.S. With 153 new coal plants currently proposed, the U.S plans to triple the amount of coal fired...

Technology Company Report Card

Blog entry by eoin | August 25, 2006

We published a scorecard and report today listing what tech companies are doing to reduce their share of the global electronic waste problem. Dell and Nokia didn’t do so badly, but those stylish Apple computers and Moto phones rated...

Rainbow Warrior Update on Marseille Blockade

Blog entry by Dave | August 25, 2006

Following an additional confrontation yesterday morning where tuna fishermen blockaded and boarded the Rainbow Warrior - as well as fire hosing its crew; our ship has been towed out of France's 12 mile territorial zone by the French...

Ocean Defenders TV: Philippines oil disaster

Blog entry by Dave | August 23, 2006

"While the Esperanza visits the Philippines, it becomes witness to the worst oil spill to ever hit the country. The crew assist in clean up efforts and help assess the damage of this disaster for the marine environment and for the...

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