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Adele

Blog entry by Adele | 9 October, 2006 3 comments

I'm originally Australian (watch out for the flies Nick!), but have lived in Amsterdam where I worked as a webbie for Greenpeace International. This involved a particularly interesting trip to Korea working out of a "love hotel" and...

Ocean Defenders: Rockin' in China

Blog entry by Adele | 9 October, 2006 4 comments

A random Ocean Defender moment... while the Esperanza (affectionately referred to from now on as just The Espy) is out battling pirates, Chinese band 'Catcher in the Rye' are Defending our Oceans armed with nothing but an electric...

"Global Fishing Fleet Consumes More Oil Annually Than Most Nations"

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 October, 2006

That's the headline from a SeaWeb article . No wonder the fishing industry is called, "the most energy-intensive food production method in the world today." According to the study the world's fishing fleets burned 50 billion litres...

Chernobyl: Example - What We Made

Blog entry by Dave | 9 October, 2006 26 comments

Watch the music video - then see the documentary! Talk about edgy! London rapper Example's new video is shot in the radioactively contaminated post-nuclear zone at Chernobyl. While he there, Example also filmed an 18-minute...

Greenpeace at the Mirno More

Blog entry by Dave | 9 October, 2006

© Greenpeace/Ingrid Frankhauser Just been looking at photographs from the Mirno More peace fleet trip on the Greenpeace Austria website, with lots of happy faces on board a Greenpeace yacht in the Adriatic. Mirno More means...

Martin

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 9 October, 2006

Developer, marketeer, salesman, consultant, copywriter, communications specialist and now project manager. I've done a lot of things in my time - some of them well. The carefully posed photograph doubtless gives me away as what I am -...

Korean nuclear weapons test: Now What?

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 9 October, 2006

Rémi Parmentier, longtime Greenpeace activist and once branded as a "nasty little agitator" writes today in his blog: When I read that the North Korean authorities claim that their underground nuclear test has not "resulted in any...

REACH for chemical-free fashion

Blog entry by Dave | 8 October, 2006

© Greenpeace / Philip Reynaers Not a typical Greenpeace photo, eh? Where's the hairy chap in orange overalls? Sorry, but this is a model wearing Spanish fashions made without the harmful chemicals commonly used in the textiles we...

North Korea: Happy 'Nuclear Free' Anniversary Kim Jong-il

Blog entry by Dave | 8 October, 2006 1 comment

© Greenpeace/Stefano Montesi You may not be aware - but the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, is planning to test a nuclear weapon during the coming days, to coincide with the 9th anniversary of his leadership of the country. Scary,...

Nuclear menace: We're launching a legal challenge against the UK government

Blog entry by Dave | 7 October, 2006

From Greenpeace UK's website: We're taking legal action against the government for deciding to support nuclear power without full public consultation.If you followed the 2006 energy review, you'll know that many people suspected that...

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