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The Simpsons' Carl "Karl" Carlsson is Icelandic?

Blog entry by Adele | 31 October, 2006

In even more from the slightly-irrelevant-Iceland-whaling news desk, the Iceland Review has excitedly revealed the shocking news that Homer Simpson's supervisor in Sector 7G of the Springfield Nuclear Powerplant is actually Icelandic...

Icelandic humour: You have to eat this yourselves, every last gram.

Blog entry by Adele | 31 October, 2006

Over the weekend I was randomly and socially checking my email ...ok ok I was working... but then so was my Campaign Director, Mads, as was evidenced by a particularly amusing email in my inbox. Our Nordic Oceans Campaigner Frode...

Climate Change: It's not too late, according to the UK government

Blog entry by Dave | 30 October, 2006

In a UK review on climate change, British economist and government advisor Sir Nicholas Stern has said that "climate change represents the greatest and widest-ranging market failure ever seen," but that there "is still time to avoid...

Green my Apple returns to Mac Expo

Blog entry by tom | 27 October, 2006 3 comments

Despite being evicted yesterday from Mac Expo we returned today undeterred from our mission to spread the word for a Greener Apple and get Mac users involved to help change Apple for the better. Not being allowed inside meant we...

Help stop climate chaos and get backstage access to Glastonbury for two!

Blog entry by Dave | 27 October, 2006 2 comments

Remember, remember, the 4th of November. Will you be wandering around London on that day? Worried about climate change wreaking catastrophic planetary destruction? Terrified you might not be able to get tickets to the next Glastonbury...

Piles of meat

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 October, 2006 5 comments

When I was sitting through lectures about supply chain management I never thought they'd end up being useful like this. Still business is all around us as they say, so here goes. In a comment below David from Tokyo points to some...

Blame Canada! Blame Canada! ...For high seas bottom trawling!

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 October, 2006 1 comment

Canadian Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn admitted last June that, "bottom trawling does damage to the [fish] stocks, and it does damage to habitat". And yet, the Canadian government is one of the few countries blocking a UN moratorium...

Greenpeace Kicked out of London Mac Expo!

Blog entry by tom | 26 October, 2006 53 comments

We love our Macs but Mac Expo doesn’t love Green my Apple After a very small trial run yesterday at the Regent Street’s Apple store the Green my Apple team took the message to London’s big annual Mac shindig –Mac Expo. We had...

Icelandic Whaling : Show me the money

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 26 October, 2006 18 comments

It's widely assumed by many people that Icelanders and other whaling nations want to go whaling in order to make money. I'm pretty sure that there are people in Iceland, Japan and Norway who think this too. So I set about working out...

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.

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