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All over for the fish by 2048

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 November, 2006 1 comment

A new study published in the journal Science , finds that unless we reverse a long-term trend, our planets oceans will be largely fished out in my lifetime. Preserving marine biodiversity is the key, and the study calls for improved...

Heatwave FM - Climate Rescue Radio

Blog entry by nick | 3 November, 2006

The revolution will not be televised ... but you may well hear it on the radio! As the Global Day of Action on Climate Change unfolds we'll be bringing you live updates on streaming live 24/7 from down in New Zealand...

Didcot Power Station: Greenpeace occupation ends!

Blog entry by Dave | 3 November, 2006

From the top of the Didcot tower © Greenpeace/Kate Davison Twenty-five of our climate campaigners were arrested at 5.30pm, after spending two days occupying Didcot, Britain's dirtiest power station, succesfully cutting Co2 emissions...

Icelandic tourist troubles

Blog entry by Andrew | 2 November, 2006 2 comments

Apparently, the tourists are starting to be turned off by Iceland's commercial whaling. As the London Times reports , this comes as no surprise to Iceland's whale watching operators: Dozens have cancelled their holidays in the past...

The melting Trift Glacier, Switzerland

Blog entry by Dave | 2 November, 2006

Trift Glacier, Gadmental, Berner, Oberland Switzerland. Composite image of 3 pictures showing glacier retreat from 1948 to 2006. From left to right: 1948, 2002, 2006 Greenpeace activists sunbath on the glacier of the Marmolada...

Activists shut down UK's Didcot coal-fired power station (updated)

Blog entry by Dave | 2 November, 2006 6 comments

© Greenpeace It's a chilly morning in Oxfordshire - and it was even colder at 5:30 am, where some of my friends and colleagues shut down one of Britain's dirtiest power stations - in a bid to stop climate chaos. Thirty volunteers...

Breathing Oceans

Blog entry by Dave | 1 November, 2006

Every second breath you take comes from the oceans: Breathing Oceans »

How the truth comes out about Expo expulsion...

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 1 November, 2006

An illuminating set of comments in a previous thread here on Greenpeace's expulsion from Mac World pits three first-person accounts against the widely- distributed news that the "Real reason Greenpeace got kicked out" of MacExpo...

Reflections on Green my Apple at MacExpo

Blog entry by tom | 1 November, 2006

After catching up on some sleep and digesting the reaction and comments online back in the office here's a look back on what I learned from our first venture in taking the Green my Apple message in to the real world and face to face...

The Simpsons' Carl "Karl" Carlsson is Icelandic?

Blog entry by Adele | 31 October, 2006

In even more from the slightly-irrelevant-Iceland-whaling news desk, the Iceland Review has excitedly revealed the shocking news that Homer Simpson's supervisor in Sector 7G of the Springfield Nuclear Powerplant is actually Icelandic...

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