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Our weblogs from around the world. Making waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news. Nuclear reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, Cool IT provides updates from our IT industry climate campaign, and the Climate rescue weblog focuses on all things climate.

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Sudoku, giant squid, seamounts and railway stations

Blog entry by nick | 13 August, 2006 2 comments

Seadoku is a little experiment we're trying down here in New Zealand but it may take the world by storm. Here's the thing. Later this year the United Nations will meet to discuss the fate of deep sea life in international waters. For...

Manila newspaper makes Greenpeace expedition sound really cool

Blog entry by Andrew | 9 August, 2006

From ABS-CBN : Amidst endless war, death and destruction almost everywhere on our planet, a 20-year-old vessel, originally a Murmansk-based firefighting ship, is crossing the vast oceans on a voyage with a message of great concern...

From climate porn to climate tourism...

Blog entry by nick | 8 August, 2006

First it was climate porn - now it's climate tourism. The Eiger mountain in the Swiss Alps is literally falling apart as the supporting glaciers recede leaving the rock unsupported and belive it or not it has become a tourist...

Rainbow Warrior delivers MSF aid to Beirut

Blog entry by Dave | 7 August, 2006

Larnaca Cyprus:Rainbow Warrior loading supplies for MSF humanitarian mission to Lebanon. © Greenpeace / Phillip Reynaers As we already mentioned, the Rainbow Warrior is currently helping Medecins Sans Frontieres to deliver aid to...

Baked seaweed in your laptop?

Blog entry by Dave | 7 August, 2006

According to Nature.com, French researchers have found that high-tech electronic devices can be made from a natural substance - seaweed. When baked to a charcoal, the seaweed can be used for making the electrodes in state-of-the-art...

Mutant Three-Clawed Crab

Blog entry by Dave | 7 August, 2006

A "mutant" crab with three pincers has been picked up in 100m of water near the Scilly Isles, off the Cornish coast, by a fisherman, and is currently installed in an aquarium in Newquay . More on the mutant three-clawed crab » ...

Climate Porn?

Blog entry by Dave | 7 August, 2006 1 comment

UK 'think-tank' the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), has accused the media, the British government and environmental groups (waves hand... 'that'd be us, guvnor') of indulging in the promotion of 'climate porn' through...

Ocean threats Power Point

Blog entry by Andrew | 7 August, 2006

Charlot, our Oceans campaign assistant, passed on this Power Point style presentation (in PDF format) by Jeremy Jackson. When it comes to credentials Dr. Jackson is no lightweight , and he does a great job of making things...

Global Warming Beer

Blog entry by Dave | 6 August, 2006

Well, it's good to see that someone's benefiting from global warming - an Inuit microbrewery in Narsq, Greenland , has foisted 66,000 litres of a new ale - Greenland Beer - onto the Danish market - using the pure meltwater from the...

Geezer! Climate Change Swimmer Stops off at Downing St

Blog entry by Dave | 3 August, 2006

Lewis Pugh - the hardcore swimmer who has completed long distance swims in the Arctic and Antarctic, as well as all the major oceans, pitched up on the doorstep of the UK's Prime Minister, Tony Blair, today. Lewis, who is currently ...

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