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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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Unusual Xmas gifts

Blog entry by Andrew | 3 December, 2007

Greenpeace Australia has launched a gift giving website for the holiday season where you can buy stuff more interesting than t-shirts and other normal Greenpeace gifts. (Although we all still like t-shirts .) Pictured at left is the ...

Video: Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna

Blog entry by Lisa | 3 December, 2007 1 comment

Just found this excellent little news piece by Al Jazeera on Pacific tuna specifically shot in Guam this summer. Check it out!

Negotiations need to speed up!

Blog entry by Daniel | 3 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor at the Bali International Conference Centre The music was pretty cheesy. But when it was over, the UN climate negotiations were formally started. At last. The most important two weeks in...

The Big Eye is on Guam

Blog entry by Lisa | 2 December, 2007 3 comments

Not too long ago I remember reading that fish stocks in the Pacific were relatively healthy and that it was the only region in the world where tuna was not being overfished. But a lot has changed in just a few years and scientists are...

Finally, Bali ... so how did we get here?

Blog entry by Daniel | 2 December, 2007

Posted by Daniel, political advisor in Bali Here we are again - the globalization bubble of hotels, hotels and western chain stores that is the very southern tip of the island of Bali. The military is also already here -...

People Power sends a message: Wind turbines not nuclear power stations.

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

From Gavin, head of climate campaign, onboard the Rainbow Warrior What a day. We started with a simple idea: villagers and religious leaders have been heavily opposing the construction of a nuclear power plant here on the coast...

John C - campaigner

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

Hi all. I am from Minnesota, which, I am sorry to admit, is part of the United States. I am doing my best to manage in the heat and insanity of life in Washington DC. Since 2006, the country seems to have begun to come to its senses,...

Agnes - campaigner

Blog entry by Andrew | 30 November, 2007

Usually mistaken for one of the students of the Solar Generation project (which I coordinated until recently), I am actually working for Greenpeace since 2003. After I finished my studies in Economics (believe it or not, there are...

Stephanie - campaigner

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | 30 November, 2007

Hi, I'm Stephanie Tunmore and I am a Climate Campaigner for Greenpeace International. I've been with Greenpeace for almost 18 years in various roles - receptionist, campaign assistant, press officer, corporate campaigner, project team...


Blog entry by Andrew | 29 November, 2007 1 comment

From Emily, campaigner, on board the Arctic Sunrise The Beaufort Scale is a tool for seafarers, similar to the Richter Scale for earthquakes, that ranks wind velocity from 0-12. As we pulled out of port from Civitavecchia on Tuesday...

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