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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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German coal plant protest

Blog entry by Andrew | 3 October, 2007

There's a feature story on the Greenpeace International site about this one, but I wanted to share this email I got earlier from someone at the scene of the protest: Hi Folks Yes, 11 activists are still on the crane. Banner...

Nuclear amnesia

Blog entry by tom | 2 October, 2007 2 comments

Take three countries, over three days: Russia, Sweden, and Spain. Guess what they have in common? It’s not football, nor ice hockey, but the outrageous way they handle hazardous radioactive materials. And all three sadly ignored the...

Deadliest Catch: The game

Blog entry by Andrew | 2 October, 2007

It's rough in the Bering Sea - storms, ice, fishermen... Get a taste for a fishes life with Greenpeace USA's new game, The Deadliest Catch. Game wise it's pretty old school. (Reminds me fondly of those Atari 2600 times.) The sea...

Nuclear cargo ship protested

Blog entry by Andrew | 1 October, 2007 4 comments

This morning, Greenpeace Sweden activists attempted to block a nuclear waste transport ship. The ship is in Sweden to pickup 4.8 tons of radioactive waste (including 1.2kg of "super weapons grade plutonium) for transport to the UK. (...

You don't have to join us to join us

Blog entry by Salvatore | 1 October, 2007 2 comments

Surfing YouTube with the Greenpeace Tag, it’s quite easy to discover unknown videos edited using our images. They are user generated productions from people from all over the world that care about the environment and want to spread a...

Dell to go "carbon neutral"

Blog entry by tom | 28 September, 2007

Dell has stepped up the ante in the computer industries competition to show how they are becoming greener by announcing this week plans to become carbon neutral by 2008 . It's certainly had the intended effect to generate a good...

The Hip-Hop Environmentalist

Blog entry by Lisa | 27 September, 2007

Dr Octagon 's latest single "Trees" is being used by MTV to promote awareness of the environment through the THINK campaign and $1 of each downloaded single will go to Friends Of The Earth on their BIG ASK campaign . Respect!

Support Blog Action Day!

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 September, 2007 5 comments

At Greenpeace, we support Blog Action Day . It's one of those simple ideas that can make a world of difference. On October 15th, bloggers around the world will focus on a single issue - the environment. Already, almost 6,000...

Jamie and the Secretary General

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 September, 2007

Here's an update from Jamie (Greenpeace China corporate social responsibility campaigner). She went with Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd to meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last Wednesday, and emailed me this...

Athena at the UN

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 September, 2007 2 comments

An international Greenpeace contingent attended yesterday's high level UN meeting on climate change. Athena was there and felt compelled to put down her thoughts on the meeting. Here they are: My name is Athena and I have been...

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