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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Solving the food crisis?

Blog entry by Daniel | 8 July, 2008 1 comment

If you look at the G8 agenda, most of it is about food. There is a working lunch, a working dinner, another working lunch. And then there is the photo call. And then - that's it. How appropriate, then, that they have been talking about...

Fallout from July 7 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 7 July, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Reuters: CEZ may ask for review of new nuclear projects ‘Czech power firm CEZ may ask the state to launch an environmental assessment study on a potential new...

Mollycoddling the nuclear baby

Blog entry by Justin | 7 July, 2008

Being a player in the nuclear industry is very much like being a big, lumbering baby learning to walk. You blunder along putting one clumsy foot in front of another, safe in the knowledge that if you look like you're going to fall, a...

Atomic Tales

Blog entry by Justin | 7 July, 2008 1 comment

Welcome to Nuclear Reaction, Greenpeace’s latest blog, where we’ll be recording for history the meltdown of that most over-rated, over-subsidised and over-confident of industries, the nuclear industry. The nuclear industry is always...

Rain in a ski resort - a sad but appropriate G8 start ...

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 July, 2008

Update from Daniel at the G8: The G8 leaders have been hiding from the people they claim to represent in ever more remote places in recent years. But the summit here at Toyako, Hokkaido, takes the idea of "hiding far, far...

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind

Blog entry by Mareike | 7 July, 2008 3 comments

Although this song reminds me of dreamy hippies, here in Southern Thailand it is reality. The Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Thailand and was greeted by traditional Thai dancers. My heart beat faster when the ship came into port. I...

G8 updates coming

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 July, 2008

Please stand by. Our team will be posting updates here straight from the G8.

Nutella, with this deforestation you are really spoiling us

Blog entry by Jamie | 4 July, 2008 3 comments

We're still working to build a coalition of companies which are determined to reform the palm oil industry so no more forest is lost due to the expansion of their plantations in South East Asia and with Unilever's help we're in...

Japan office saying thanks for your support

Blog entry by Andrew | 2 July, 2008 1 comment

Our activist friends Junichi and Toru are still behind bars. It's been 13 days since they were arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal. Yeah, feel free to read that sentence again if you need to. It's as crazy as it...

Deforestation 55000 times more dangerous than meteors

Blog entry by Juliette | 30 June, 2008 1 comment

Here’s a not-so-fun fact: I’ve been working on the forest campaign for about a month now, and I’ve heard a lot of people mention how many football fields of forest disappear every second/ hour/day . I don’t know about others, but I...

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