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Blobfish on BoingBoing

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 24 November, 2006 4 comments

Cory Doctorow posted a picture of one of our Seamount Mascosts , the blobfish, on BoingBoing, along with the note that he was "trawled during the NORFANZ expedition at a depth between 1013 m and 1340 m, on the Norfolk Ridge,...

Reporting Illegal Weapons of Mass Destruction in Europe

Blog entry by brianfit | 24 November, 2006

Citizens summons and complaints are being filed all over Europe to demand the enforcement of international humanitarian law by dismantling Nuclear Weapons. Didn't know that Nuclear Weapons are illegal? Well now you know. The...

Fears that Baiji Dolphins are extinct

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 24 November, 2006

From the Guardian I learn that the Baiji Dolphins of the Yangtze river may be extinct, killed off by pollution and irresponsible fishing practices. The species is found only in the Yangtze river which is the longest river in Asia. ...

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection: Icelandic government says "Muuhahahaha"

Blog entry by Adele | 23 November, 2006 2 comments

You know, sometimes you just want to break Greenpeace's policy on non-violent direction action, and go kick the crap out of the half-broken cabinet under Irene's desk (here in the Stockholm office that cabinet has been the victim of...

Meanwhile, at the UN: Karen's finally lost it

Blog entry by Adele | 23 November, 2006 1 comment

Just got an eagerly-awaited email update from our Political Advisor Karen Sack, at the UN, awaiting a decision on the proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling. All it said was "2am, still waiting". But the picture said 1000...

Late night coffee while the UN negotiates about bottom trawling

Blog entry by Lisa | 22 November, 2006

As I look above me I can see parts of the coral reef hanging over my head. Sponges, encrusting seaweeds, sea anemones and more coral surrounds me. Dolphins hover close by... motionless. To the right of me people are watching the...

Australia to go nuclear?

Blog entry by Richard | 22 November, 2006 7 comments

After five months of deliberation, the handpicked government committee looking into the feasibility of nuclear energy for Australia has released its report. Not surprisingly, it gives nuclear the thumbs up, with a catch. Nuclear power...

Radiohead: Save them Fish!!

Blog entry by brianfit | 21 November, 2006 4 comments

I'm a bigtime Radiohead fan. But then I'm an easy mark for any musicians that can master an instrument that less than a hundred people worldwide can play and turn the lyric "I'm a Creep" into an anthem. Here's a recent notice of...

Oasis, Defn : A quiet place where there's nothing worth listening to

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 21 November, 2006

Back when I promoted a nightclub one of my DJs said to me 'The Problem with Oasis is that they never know how to finish a song', and it's true, they don't, they all drone on and on forever getting steadily more annoying. Kind of like...

Philippines oil spill redux

Blog entry by Andrew | 21 November, 2006 7 comments

Just three months ago a Petron chartered tanker sank causing the worst oil spill in Philippines history. Now a barge used by the same company as part of the on going clean up has sunk. From Greenpeace Philippines : Last night, the...

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