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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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Back-beats, not bombs

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 26 October, 2006 1 comment

War. Huh!Good Lord! What is it good for? Well here's a better use for an AK47 than I've ever seen: slap six strings on it, tune up, add a Bazooka restrung as a bass, missile casing drum kit, and you got yerself a three-Peace Band.

Laws of the Sea

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 26 October, 2006

When you work in IT you pick up what's called 'domain knowledge' - which is to say information about whatever industry you happen to be providing IT for. It's why I can tell you about world rally cars, direct mail order businesses,...

Green my Apple hits London

Blog entry by tom | 25 October, 2006

Not content with the popular Green my Apple website we hit London today to take the Green my Apple message in to the real world at the Mac Expo in London, which starts tomorrow. Like the committed activists we obviously are we hit...

Photographs: Whale Killing in Iceland

Blog entry by Dave | 25 October, 2006 6 comments

© goecco.com One of our Oceans campaigners, Sarah, has just pointed out this posting to Galley Gossip . A user called "goecco.com" has linked to their Flickr.com account, with some absolutely amazing but horrifically graphic...

The return of the Greenpeace Cyberactivist Community

Blog entry by brianfit | 24 October, 2006 7 comments

We've soft-launched the new Greenpeace discussion forum ! Greenpeace loyalists will remember the fun we had over the years at the old GCC, where we named the Greenpeace ship "Esperanza" in an online competition found a...

Massive national park created in Canada

Blog entry by Lisa | 24 October, 2006

Photo by Peter Essick/Aurora/Getty Images (via National Neographic site) Some good news is always nice to hear and having just read that 13,000 square miles of land in Canada has just been declared a national park I thought I'd...

Ozone healing nicely, thank you

Blog entry by Andrew | 23 October, 2006 1 comment

Ah the ozone hole. I remember years ago when, going door to door for Greenpeace USA, I could barely find anyone except NASA scientists who even believed the thing existed. Yet, just last Wednesday, the Antarctic ozone hole reached...

Iceland Makes First Kill: Endangered Fin Whale

Blog entry by Dave | 22 October, 2006 7 comments

A living fin whale. © Greenpeace / Aguilar The slaughter has started - with the senseless killing of a 20m-long endangered Fin whale that its hunter, Kristjan Loftsson plans to land tomorrow - in order to show it off to the world. I...

Iceland Whaling: A quick roundup

Blog entry by Dave | 21 October, 2006 2 comments

01 January 1986: Dead whale at whaling station, Iceland. © Greenpeace / Jeff Canin A quick update - Iceland's plan to return to commercial whaling appears to have backfired a bit, with dozens of nations condemning the move. I've...

The War of the Words

Blog entry by Dave | 21 October, 2006

Just spotted this via P45 , a biting multimedia satire of the conservative armchair bloggers that have supported the invasion of Iraq and the search for the mysterious "weapons of mass destruction". The War of the Words: The Story of...

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