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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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The trawl's in your court New Zealand

Blog entry by nick | 1 August, 2006

Over the past weekend, Greenpeace activists in New Zealand locked down a high seas bottom trawler stopping it leaving the New Zealand port of Nelson. [ Watch the TV footage here ] Two activists climbed the mast and made themselves...

Clean up party

Blog entry by Andrew | 28 July, 2006

We had a bit of a late spring-cleaning in the office today. It is amazing what you find lying around: Calendars from 2004, the name badge of someone who left years ago… That's Mike in the photo. You might remember him most...

GE Maps: Censored by French Court, Republished by Greenpeace International, Featured...

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 27 July, 2006

It was always going to be the *perfect* BoingBoing story: Greenpeace France publishes a Google Map showing locations of GE Crop fields. Farmers take Greenpeace to court. French Government orders map and webpage removed, despite the...

Massive oil spill in Lebanon

Blog entry by Andrew | 27 July, 2006

This caught my eye on the Mother Jones Blog this morning: It looks like an eco-nightmare is taking place on the beaches of Lebanon. Reports coming in say beaches are being clogged with oil because five out of six oil tanks at the...

Activist harassed for taking water samples

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 July, 2006

Today a Greenpeace Philippines employee named David Andrade, his boat driver and his guide were illegally detained and searched by police while taking water samples downstream from a the Lafayette mining operation on Rapu Rapu island. ...

Futurama take on Global Warming

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 26 July, 2006 1 comment

Now why didn't we think of this????

Cyberactivists help save Amazon Rainforest

Blog entry by Lisa | 26 July, 2006 1 comment

After a lot of pressure from Greenpeace supporters who sent e.mails and letters, McDonald's has decided not use to chickens that have been fed on soy grown in the deforested areas of the Amazon rainforest . Well this is really great...

Life, fishing and hypothermia on the Bering Sea

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 July, 2006

While the Defending Our Oceans and Defending the Mediterranean expeditions continue in warmer waters, Greenpeace USA is about half way through their own research expedition in the Bearing Sea (off the coast of Alaska). They are...


Blog entry by Andrew | 25 July, 2006 6 comments

Ahoy! I'm Andrew, from Washington, DC (and surrounding areas). I've been working for Greenpeace for years in the mistaken belief that there would be free pizza. Sadly no, or at least not yet, but I have been lucky enough to see and...

No more tuna fish

Blog entry by Andrew | 20 July, 2006

Great article in the New York Times this week about the alarming decline in Mediterranean blue fin tuna populations. The Esperanza was there a few weeks ago. It's crew found a lot of fishing boats, but not a lot of fish. Recent...

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