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Tony wears his heart on his sleeve, and it looks like he'll get his WMD

Blog entry by Jamie | 15 March, 2007 1 comment

It's all been rather anti-climatic really. We didn't expect yesterday's vote to replace the UK's nuclear weapons would be defeated, so there was no surprise when Tony Blair got his way and the vote to replace Trident went through. Tony...

Skewered on a Trident

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 15 March, 2007 2 comments

I got a letter from the government the other day.... It was in response to a petition I'd signed asking the UK government not to go ahead with the plans for a Trident replacement system. I don't know how many people signed the petition...

NYT - Whaling: A Japanese obsession with American roots

Blog entry by Andrew | 14 March, 2007

That's the title of an article in today's New York Times . From the article: Historically, fishermen in coastal towns, like Taiji in southwestern Japan, hunted whales in nearby waters. But things changed after the Commodore Perry’s...

Russian forestry agency launches investigation into illegal logging

Blog entry by Jamie | 13 March, 2007

We have some good news from Russia or, at least, the potential for good news. Back in September, our Partners in Crime report revealed how Finland is importing vast quantities of timber logged illegally in neighbouring Russia.

Iran's nuclear money

Blog entry by Richard | 13 March, 2007

By Mike Townsley Money, money, money ... it makes the world go around. Iran yesterday issued a new bank note emblazoned with the standard nuclear insignia of electrons whizzing around an atomic nucleus, like New York diplomats...

How to get a job with Greenpeace

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 March, 2007 2 comments

Some hints if you are applying for a job at Greenpeace Do take the time to write a cover letter, preferably one that explains why you want the job . Working for us is a big step, if you've not thought about it properly we're not...

The Blacklist of Illegal Fishing Vessels

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 March, 2007

A while ago I wrote about how I'd been learning all about IUU fishing . That's Illegal, unregulated and unreported fisheries. It's one of the biggest threats to the world's fish stocks, which is why it's better to refer to it by the...

Kathy Sierra loves her Mac. She just wishes it came in green.

Blog entry by brianfit | 11 March, 2007

Kathy Sierra is a visionary among web and applications developers, who includes gratuitous puppy pictures in her presentations. She claims they induce a chemical response in the brains of her audience that make them pay better...

Z heads North Northwest to get to South by Southwest

Blog entry by brianfit | 10 March, 2007 2 comments

Zeina, our E-waste campaigner, writes: Two months ago like today, I was queuing at the entrance of the Moscone north in San Francisco with the rest of the APPLE aficionadas hoping to hear that Steve would be revealing the NEW...

New Austin Apple store

Blog entry by brianfit | 9 March, 2007 4 comments

Well how about that. Austin, Texas had a brand new Apple Store open up today just as some members of Team Green My Apple hit town to (hopefully) collect the SXSW Web Award for the Green my Apple website. I reckoned I should drop by...

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