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The end of seafood

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2006

National Geographic has run a good reality check interview with Scripps Institute oceanographer Dr. Jeremy Jackson. He says, "We will never be able to fish at the level we have been fishing." But goes on to point out that the damage...

Amazon soya campaign wins BBC food gong

Blog entry by Jamie | 30 November, 2006

Usually, winning a campaign is good enough in itself but winning an award on top of that has to be the cherry on the cake. Or, in this case, the sesame seeds on top of a squishy white bun. We were nominated by the good listeners of...

November 2006: The month in photographs

Blog entry by Dave | 29 November, 2006 1 comment

© Greenpeace / Alex Hofford "28 November 2006 - A few days after our dive near Espíritu Santo - where we sent a message to the Mexican government: "Marine Reserves now!" - the decree was finally signed and the area will now be...

Humpback whales have 'human' brain cells, according to some science folk

Blog entry by Dave | 29 November, 2006 4 comments

© Innerspace Visions / James D. Watt Well, this may have profound implications for the future of whales - some of them may be smarter than we had previously thought! Humpback whales have a type of brain cell seen only in humans,...

Making Waves comes 10th out of the top 100 Best Green Bloggers

Blog entry by Dave | 29 November, 2006 1 comment

Making Waves got an email this morning, from the Greenpeace UK webteam. It seems we've been listed as number 10 in the best UK green blogs by The Daily (Maybe) blog. Of course, we're delighted to have gained this recognition -...

OD-TV: Sebastian on the scene at tuna meet

Blog entry by Andrew | 28 November, 2006

Be sure to check out the latest Ocean Defenders TV clip (called Behind the Scenes at ICCAT, in the Defending our Oceans channel). It follows Greenpeace Spain campaigner Sebastian through the course of a big meeting to decide the...

Greenpeace scientist more important than Buddha!

Blog entry by Adele | 28 November, 2006 3 comments

It's official. Our scientist Paul Johnston, or PJ as he's affectionately called around here, is more important than Buddha, the Dalai Lama, and more weirdly, Jamie Oliver and Father Christmas. Today the Guardian names the Environment...

Citizens inspection of nuclear bomb making factory at Aldermaston, UK

Blog entry by Dave | 27 November, 2006

© Greenpeace Hundreds of citizen weapons inspectors - including our British colleagues - have just spent this morning patrolling through the muddy fields of England. They came from all over the UK, converging on the Atomic Weapons...

Fisheries failure at the highest political levels

Blog entry by Andrew | 27 November, 2006 1 comment

School of Tuna At two major international meetings this past week, officials talked big and did nothing - despite dire warnings from the scientific community in both cases. To me, this shows just how badly the system is broken,...

Blobfish on BoingBoing

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 24 November, 2006 4 comments

Cory Doctorow posted a picture of one of our Seamount Mascosts , the blobfish, on BoingBoing, along with the note that he was "trawled during the NORFANZ expedition at a depth between 1013 m and 1340 m, on the Norfolk Ridge,...

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